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Spill projected to reach Texas sooner than expected

Texas officials have shrugged off the discovery of British Petroleum tar balls on the coast near Galveston, claiming its natural for oil to show up this time of year.

Former McLennan County jailer indicted for inappropriate sexual contact

A former jailer for the McLennan County Jail was indicted Thursday on charges of having inappropriate sexual contact with two male inmates.

Fan falls from second deck at Rangers game

A near tragedy at a Texas Rangers baseball game on Tuesday night, when a fan fell from the second deck at the Ballpark in Arlington.

Pay or spay ordinaces gets a thumbs up

The Waco City Council passed the "Spay or Pay" ordinance last night with a 5-1 vote. Pet owners will now be required to spay or neuter their pets, or buy a permit.

Flooding from Alex destroys Starbucks roof in Lubbock

Hurricane Alex leftovers continue to affect different parts of Texas. Heavy rain drenched Lubbock, causing a problem for businesses in the city. In fact, it collapses a Starbucks roof.

Robber sentenced to 20 years behind bars

51-year-old Terry Harris was sentenced to 20 years in prison for robbing a 76-year-old woman.

Officials investigating alleged alcohol-related death in West

TABC is investigating a death caused by possible alcohol poisoning. The girl serving the alcohol wasn't even of age.

Mexico catches brunt of hurricane Alex

Texas was spared the brunt of Hurricane Alex. The storm reached a category 2 before making landfall late Wednesday, with the eye of the storm crossing over northern Mexico.

Former principal back at school after proven innocent

The former principal of La Vega Elementary is back to work for the school district. Chris Borland was arrested in February for paddling a child.

66-year-old charged with sexual assault of girlfriend

A 66-year-old man in McLennan County is accused of raping his girlfriend. Police say Ira Dickerson assaulted her in a room he rented last Friday.