Texas

Julian Castro
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December 12, 2018 - 9:42 am
Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12.
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Alvin Braziel Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
December 12, 2018 - 6:31 am
Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
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Football Helmet
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Chris Sommer
December 11, 2018 - 1:50 pm
After 15 weeks of the Texas high school football season, it has come to this. Forty 11-man teams across the state competing for 20 coveted spots in the UIL championship games next week at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Some teams seem to make the state semifinals every year. For others, it's been...
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Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018. Mr. Anderson, accused of rape, will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain for deferred probation.
Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP
December 11, 2018 - 6:32 am
A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students.
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Alvin Braziel Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
December 11, 2018 - 6:20 am
A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
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