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Judge sparks outrage after sentencing rapist of a 14 year-old girl to probation

Outrage is growing over a Texas judge who sentenced the admitted rapist of a 14 year-old girl, to probation. Sir Young was also exempted from several standard sex offender regulations.

Caught on Cam: NM repo gone wrong

A New Mexico State Police officer is behind bars after Los Lunas police said he assaulted a repossession tow truck driver.

In Democratic senate primary runoff, a clear divide


Gov. Rick Perry defends executions in TX following botched OK execution

Texas Governor Rick Perry is defending executions in Texas following a botched execution in Oklahoma last week. The victim in the incident appeared to be in pain well after the time the lethal drugs were administered.

In cellphone contraband cases, few face charges


Analysis: Some Texas districts just don't vote

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Former Army Ranger from Texas disappears in Belize

Friends of a Texas man who disappeared while kayaking in Belize don't think enough is being done to find him.

Report: Texas farm production is down, prices are up

    The effects of the multiyear drought plaguing most of Texas are apparent in data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

Man claims Albuquerque Police abuse led to loss of testicle

A 24-year-old University of New Mexico law school student says he was kneed in the groin by an Albuquerque Police Department officer so hard it shattered one of his testicles.

For state politicians, BLM dispute is fertile turf

State Rep. James Frank has been hearing from constituents since February about goings-on along the Red River: The U.S.

Analysis: Some districts just don't vote

In his 2012 bid to oust state Sen. Wendy Davis, state Rep.

George W. Bush hosting 100K bike ride in TX with wounded veterans

Former President George W. Bush wants to remove the stigma that surrounds some injured veterans. This week, he's hosting a 100-k bike ride in Texas with 20 servicemen and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

55 colleges face federal sexual abuse investigation, 2 Texas schools included

The Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges facing a federal sexual abuse investigation under t

Bus driver abandons Texas kids

Students in Missouri City, Texas say their school bus driver stopped the bus in traffic on a bridge and told the children to drive themselves home.

Ongoing Drought Pushes Beef Prices to Record Levels

As Texas, the nation's biggest beef-producing state, enters its fourth year of drought, beef prices have reached their highest level in almost three decades, according to the Texas Beef Council.