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3 Central Texas residents arrested in Shreveport prostitution ring

On November 9, 2013, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of Shreveport Police Department's Vice Unit received information relative to prostitution activity occurring in the 6700 block of Raspberry Lane in west Shreveport.

Cornyn calls for passage of amendment to support victims of Fort Hood terrorist attack

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called for passage of his amendment to honor the victims of Fort Hood and provide benefits to their families in a speech on the Senate floor.

Madisonville PD arrests three in counterfeit check scam

It was business as usual at the Wells Fargo Bank Monday afternoon in Madisonville until bank employees became suspicious of a woman and two men trying to cash several checks.

Bell Co. Crime Stoppers seek strangulation suspect

The Bell County Crime Stoppers have issued a reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted for assault by strangulation.

Pipeline explodes in small Central Texas town, roads closed

A gas pipeline has exploded in the small Central Texas town of Milford, which is about 50 miles south of Dallas.

Former CTX mayor sentenced to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse

A former Central Texas mayor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse.

Greg Abbott releases statement regarding ObamaCare in Central Texas

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate, Greg Abbott, today released the following statement regarding some Central Texas medical care providers choosing to opt out of ObamaCare.

Street Closure

Copperas Cove, Texas – The 600 and 700 blocks of East Robertson Avenue (between Bond Street and Judy Lane) will be closed to traffic on November 6th and November 7th, 2013, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm each morning.

Cornyn calls for Congress to award Purple Heart, benefits to victims, families on Ft. Hood attack anniversary

U.S. Senaor John Cornyn, R-Texas, Tuesday, issued the following statement marking the 4th anniversary of the Fort Hood terrorist attack:

Houston fugitive found in Madisonville

A Houston fugitive is found and captured in Madisonville. 21-year-old Adrian Gomez was arrested after he was found hanging around a closed local fast food restaurant Wednesday night.