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Anticipating household dangers can save your pet's life

(StatePoint) Household pets are adorably curious, but they can't read labels or plant their own gardens.

WARNING GPAPHIC: TX mother charged in alleged burning of toddler's hand

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is not suitable for all audiences, due to the graphic nature of its content.

Boyfriend confesses to fatal abuse of 2-year-old: ‘I just clicked out’

A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for injuring her 2-year-old daughter so badly she was in critical condition for nearly a week. Investigators say he eventually confessed to the crime and after he was arrested, the child died.

TX authorities take down double-murder suspect

A former Colorado inmate who was a white supremacist gang member is now the focus of the investigation into who murdered the state's prison chief.

Grow what you eat; cook what you grow

(StatePoint) Cooking from the garden is not like cooking from the store. There's nothing more tasty, nutritious and satisfying than fresh, homemade meals made from the fruits, vegetables and herbs you grew yourself.

Man crashes car off 5th level of parking deck

A 19-year-old was racing another driver Tuesday in San Antonio when he crashed through a concrete barrier and plunged off the fifth level of a parking garage.

Fort Hood judge says jury won't be swayed by pretrial publicity

The judge in the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting case said the defense failed to show that pretrial publicity would unfairly prejudice a jury.

Congressman slams Obama administration's release of immigrants in TX

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (TX-01) challenged at a judiciary hearing decisions made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director, John Morton.

116 lbs cocaine, 47 lbs heroine seized in TX drug bust

One-hundred sixteen pounds of cocaine and 47 pounds of heroin sit on a table in the McAllen police station. They are the result of a two day investigation ending in a bust Tuesday for the McAllen record books.

TX bill seeks to protect those who film peace officers

People who film on-duty police officers with their cell phones could get extra protections through a bill filed by the chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security.