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Louisiana teacher arrested, allegedly in relationship with student and principal

A former Eunice High School teacher is facing criminal charges Thursday. Eunice Police say Jacqueline Fruge had sexual contact with a student at the school.

Witten, Ware Cowboys Only Pro Bowl Players

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware and tight end Jason Witten were the two Cowboys named to the Pro Bowl. Ware made his seventh all-star team and Witten his eighth.

Houston Texans Send 8 to Pro Bowl

A team-record eight Texans, including six on offense, were voted to the Pro Bowl. Read more at Chron.com  

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.

AMBER ALERT: Authorities release photo of baby, suspect

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old infant from San Antonio. Jonathan Jose Guillen, Jr., is believed to have been taken by Jonathan Guillen, Sr., early Thursday morning.

Student threatens ‘doomsday’ shooting at Louisiana high school

A Belle Chase student threatened to shoot up his school and kill a teacher. He told classmates he planned to do it on Friday, Dec. 21 because, he said, that’s the day the world is supposed to come to an end.

Amber Alert issued for Texas infant

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 11-month-old infant from San Antonio. Jonathan Jose Guillen, Jr., is believed to have been taken by Jonathan Guillen, Sr., early Thursday morning.

78 school districts not compliant with safety measures, says Texas official

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their school safety plans to make doing so

Ted Cruz congratulates Scott on South Carolina Senate appointment

U.S. Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement:

Ft. Hood soldier killed in gunfire exchange with patrol officers

A Fort Hood soldier is dead after exchanging gunfire with a patrol unit near Kouma Lake Friday morning. At 3:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a suspected vehicle in the Kouma Lake area.