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Randy Travis remains under heavy sedation, in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis remained under heavy sedation and in critical condition Friday, two days after surgery relieved pressure on his brain after a stroke, his publicist said.

Stolen NFL, college championship rings among items recovered in search of BR home

Three people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant yesterday. Among the items seized were 4 football championship rings, including three from LSU and one from the NFL.

$7,500 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Workers pump mud into leaking natural gas well in Gulf

Workers are pumping mud into a well in the Gulf of Mexico, south of Louisiana, to try to stop a natural gas leak that is also leaving a sheen on top of the water, federal officials said Wednesday.

TX man sentenced in area armored car robberies

Walter Keitric Freeman, 24, of Houston, has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction in the robbery and attempted robbery of two armored cars operating in and around Houston, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced toda

VIDEO: TX man arrested for making 'gun' hand gestures in movie theater

Police in Bryan, Texas arrested a man who they say was pointing his hand like a gun and prenteding to shoot into a crowded movie theater. The 54-year-old man now faces a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge.

More than 2 acres of marijuana plants discovered in Vernon Parish

The Louisiana National Guard’s Counterdrug Task Force used its experience, high-tech equipment and training to assist law enforcement agencies with a large bust of marijuana plants in western Vernon Parish, June 14.

NOAA predicting record-breaking 'Dead Zone' in the Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a record-size “dead zone” in the Gulf this summer, stretching from South Texas all the way to Alabama.

FEMA awards nearly $48 million to TX for firefighting costs

More than $47.9 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for reimbursement of expenses to fight the wildfires that burned in 168 counties and destroyed more than 1.3 million acres of l

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.