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TX mom fights robber, runs him over with car

A robbery victim in Texas turns the tables on her attacker. Police say a man armed with a knife hid inside the woman's van. The mother fought back and nd sent the armed robber to the hospital.

Spurs just one win from another title

After beating Miami 114-104, the Spurs are one victory away from their fifth NBA championship.

Representative Dan Flynn calls for additional tax relief

In a letter to Governor Rick Perry, State Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) joined 29 of his fellow colleagues in a request to add significant franchise tax rate relief to the call of the first special session of the Texas Legislature.

Gov. Perry signs drug screening legislation

Gov. Rick Perry today signed Senate Bill 21, which will require mandatory drug screening as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. The governor was joined by bill author Sen.

Texas man executed for killing firefighter

Convicted Port Arthur serial killer Elroy Chester was pronounced dead at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday in Huntsville, Texas at the Walls Prison Unit.

Gov. Perry signs 'Merry Christmas' bill, stands up for religious freedom

Gov. Rick Perry today signed House Bill 308, which allows public school students and staff to use traditional holiday greetings and display religious scenes and symbols on school property. The governor was joined by bill author Rep.

TX boy receives backlash for Nat'l Anthem performance at NBA Finals

10-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz was a hit tuesday night as he sang the national anthem at the NBA Finals. But, he has since faced internet backlash with people making comments about his race.

Gunman still on loose after southwest Houston shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A running dispute sparked a shooting that left a man dead outside a southwest Houston strip shopping center, officials said.

Perry adds abortion, juvenile justice to special session

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; for the second time in as many days, Gov.

Wood County woman sentenced 12 years for drug trafficking violations

A Wood County woman is sentenced for drug trafficking violations. Denise Marie Meeks, 37, has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in East Texas.