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Accused serial killer was listed as 'low risk' offender in Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The 43-year-old man who police say confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana, has ties to Austin. Back in 2009, Darren Deon Vann pleaded guilty to rape in Travis County and got a five-year prison sentence. 381 more words


DPS: Don't pass stopped school buses

From the Texas Department of Public Safety:

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that it is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either flashing red lights or a stop sign. 349 more words

Congressman Ralph Hall Injured In Car Accident

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PLANO, Texas (AP) — The oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been airlifted to a Texas hospital due to injuries from a car accident, though a spokesman says the congressman is expected to recover. 167 more words


Minnesotan Among 3 Injured In South Texas Helicopter Crash

WOODSBORO, Texas (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety says three men have been injured in a commercial helicopter crash in south Texas.

The Victoria Advocate reports the pilot told troopers they were checking pipelines in Refugio County on Thursday when the helicopter lost power and crashed into a field. 74 more words


Report: ISIS Shares Pipe Bomb Instructions for Attacks in NYC, Texas

(NEW YORK) — New York City is stepping up anti-terror security after reports surfaced that members of ISIS forums are encouraging “lone wolf” bomb attacks in New York, Las Vegas and Texas.  217 more words


Texas State Trooper Kicked Out of Waffle House for Being Armed & in Uniform

This is from Controversial Times.

It did not matter if the manager saw the officer’s badge the manager should not have been screaming across the restaurant. 463 more words

Is Your Child’s Carseat Safe?

(HOUSTON) — It’s Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Texas Department of Transportation wants you to make sure your child’s carseat is properly installed. 332 more words