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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Statewide News

Crazy Texas cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

TX Department of Public Safety launches mobile app

The Texas Department of Public Safety launched a mobile app Monday designed to give Texas residents instant access to the state's sex offender registry and the Texas 10 Most Wanted program.

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

Happy 98th birthday to the U.S. National Park Service

On August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 years old. Today, they are waiving entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place coast-to-coast.

Analysis: Crime, politics and Travis County

The Travis County district attorney’s office, with its unusual power to police the crimes of public officials, has a decidedly mixed record.

West Texas energy bills show boom’s unexpected costs

Jeff Salmon had never put much thought into the electric grid.

Thousands lose cars amid calls for loan restrictions

 

Texas police chief killed in traffic stop

Texas-police-chief-killed-6 (Originally Published: 8/23/2014 7:41 PM) Updated 9:42 p.m., CORREX comment was from sheriff, graf 7 Highlights Police Chief Michael Pimentel had made a traffic stop

Days after booking, Perry swings through New Hampshire

    Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Experimental SpaceX rocket explodes near Waco

A small rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire. Debris from the SpaceX F9R rained down from the flames onto an open field outside of McGregor, near Waco

Perry slams Obama in New Hampshire, stays silent on indictments

Rick Perry ticked the countries off one-by-one, his list of what he terms President Barack Obama's foreign policy failures.

Davis releases second attack ad, on cancer agency

Democratic Sen.

Perry lawyers will challenge indictment next week

A lawyer for Gov.

Efforts to raise teacher certification standards falter

A billboard that periodically springs up along Texas highways asks two questions: Want to teach? When can you start?

U.S. Marshals Service to hold August auto auction

The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 25 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am August 29, 2014 in Albuquerque.