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McKinney, Texas: No Charges For Texas Pool-Party Cop

McKinney, Texas: No Charges For Texas Pool-Party Cop

A Texas grand jury declined Thursday to indict a former police officer who was captured on video last summer throwing a teenage girl to the ground while he attempted to break up a pool party. The footage showed Eric Casebolt, a white police officer, pinning a black teenager to the grass at the party in McKinney, Texas, on June 5, 2015.

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Bomb Threat Received at ExxonMobil Plant in Downtown Beaumont

Bomb Threat Received at ExxonMobil Plant in Downtown Beaumont

BEAUMONT, Texas — Authorities are investigating a bomb threat at the ExxonMobil plant in Beaumont, Texas. The threat was received before 11 a.m. Wednesday. A shelter in place has been ordered for the facility. Streets in the area have been shut down as officials investigate according to ExxonMobil spokesperson Patrick Trahan. The …

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SWAT Team Shoots, Kills Gunman; Hostages Safe at Amarillo, Texas Wal-Mart

SWAT Team Shoots, Kills Gunman; Hostages Safe at Amarillo, Texas Walmart

AMARILLO, Texas – Authorities say the SWAT team has shot and killed the alleged gunman accused of taking at least one person hostage in an Amarillo, Texas, Walmart Tuesday. All hostages are now safe. Suspect has been shot by APD SWAT and is apparently dead. Hostages inside are safe https://t.co/gY8nVkbTml …

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VIDEO Man Shot Outside Baggage Claim at Dallas Love Field Airport

VIDEO Man Shot Outside Baggage Claim at Dallas Love Field Airport

An incident at Dallas Love Field Airport that led to a man being shot by police outside the terminal stemmed from a domestic disturbance between a woman and her children’s father, a police spokesman said. The man who was shot was the father, the spokesman said. The man’s condition was …

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McKinney Boyd High School Texas Valedictorian Reveals She’s Illegally in U.S. in Graduation Speech

McKinney Boyd High School Texas Valedictorian Reveals She's Illegally in U.S. in Graduation Speech

A North Texas high school valedictorian gave quite a different kind of commencement speech at a graduation ceremony on Friday. She announced she was in the United States illegally, blamed the U.S. immigration system for her illegal status, and even took a few veiled swipes at the presumptive GOP presidential …

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Fort Hood, Texas: 9 Soldiers Dead After Vehicle Swept Away in Flood Waters

Fort Hood, Texas: 9 Soldiers Dead After Vehicle Swept Away in Flood Waters

The death toll in a tragic flooding accident at Fort Hood climbed to nine Friday after search and rescue crews recovered the bodies of four service members who went missing when fast-moving Texas floodwaters swept away their truck Thursday. Three other soldiers inside the vehicle were rescued when the tactical vehicle …

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Stovall Middle School: Texas Teacher, Who was Impregnated by 13-Year-Old Student Turns Self In

Stovall Middle School: Texas Teacher, Who was Impregnated by 13-Year-Old Student Turns Self In

HOUSTON, Texas – A Houston-area teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy has surrendered at a suburban jail. Harris County authorities had issued an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Alexandria Vera, an English teacher in the Aldine School District. Authorities say she had a ‘romantic relationship’ with an …

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VIDEO Jeep Swept Away by Flood Waters in New Braunfels, Texas

VIDEO Jeep Swept Away by Flood Waters in New Braunfels, Texas

We can’t say it enough! Turn Around Don’t Drown! The video, shared with KENS 5 by viewer Kim Jacob, shows the Jeep being swept away in the Guadalupe River. Heavy rains had hit the area on Tuesday. According to Kim Jacob who originally uploaded the video, “The First Crossing on …

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Study Examines Why African-American Residents Are Moving From Austin, Texas

Study Examines Why African-American Residents Are Moving From Austin, Texas

IUPRA Faculty Fellow Eric Tang, PhD, surveyed African American residents who previously lived in Austin to discover why the city has experienced such a rapid decline in its African American population. Read the executive summary from the report and download the full report below. Executive Summary Although Austin is one …

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8 Dead and at Least 44 Injured in Charter Bus Crash in South Texas

8 Dead and at Least 44 Injured in Charter Bus Crash in South Texas

A charter bus headed to a casino crashed in far South Texas on Saturday, killing eight people and injuring 44 others in a one-vehicle rollover, officials said. Seven people died at the scene on U.S. Highway 83 about 46 miles north of Laredo and another died later at a Laredo …

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