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TX school district gets SWAT team for added school safety

Edinburg CISD is bulking up their school police force by adding in a SWAT team.

Family dog injured by black bear in Patterson neighborhood

A dog was recently injured in St. Mary Parish after it attempted to chase away a black bear. Officials warn residents that this is a peak time of the year to see an increase of bear activity.

Psychic steals thousands from woman, claimed to be 'cleansing' money at church

Kenner Police arrested April Stevens for felony theft after she allegedly offered psychic services to a woman having problems with her marriage.

TX baby born with heart outside body doing well

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Budget cuts affect Fort Bliss

Texas is expected to be hit hard by forced budget cuts that went into effect Friday. 85-billion dollars will be trimmed from federal budgets over the next seven months, much of it from defense spending.

Senator Landrieu teams up with Google to help small businesses

Senator Mary L. Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, is featured in a new Google promotional video highlighting the company’s “Get Your Business Online” (GYBO) initiative.

2 Texas A&M students, 1 other killed in possible drunk driving wreck

It was a grisly scene after a crash that killed three people, including two freshmen from Texas A&M University.

Texas Most Wanted featured fugitive reward increased to $20,000

The reward for Jose Angel Cabral, 58, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive has increased to $20,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of March.

TX man sentenced 50 years for keeping woman as his sex slave

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in the state penitentiary after prosecutors say he locked a 44-year-old woman in a small garage apartment where he repeatedly assaulted her and forced her to have sex.

FEMA awards $3.7M to Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will receive a $3.7 million federal grant to reimburse some of the costs associated with the delivery of fuel and fuel tanks meant to maintain vital citizen services during and after Hurrican