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Hearne man sentenced to 14 years for 2013 incident

A Hearne man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after he pled guilty to a pair of charges stemming from a 2013 incident. Pedro Campos the 3rd was arrested after he used a knife to threaten his girlfriend.

Two women charged after toddlers found on busy highway

The mother and grandmother of  two toddlers who were found on a busy highway have been charged with endangering a child.

Marlin police officer fired over controversial Facebook posting

The Marlin Police Department has fired one of its veteran officers "for making a disturbing rant on a Social Networking Website."

Texas cops busted for social media rants

MARLIN (KDAF) -- It's time for "Cops Say the Darndest Things"… social media edition. Apparently, there are some officers out there who just don't know when it's time to log off and shut up. Exhibit Numero Uno: Detective Rob Douglas from Marlin, t

Princeton Review rankings: Did your school make the list?

The Princeton Review released it's annual ranking of American universities and a handful of Texas college made the list in several categories.

Parents can save money on school supplies by shopping this weekend

Back to school is just weeks away and the price of having to buy multiple school items can cause a financial burden for some parents.

Teen arrested in Copperas Cove for burglary, theft

Copperas Cove police officers arrested a 19-year-old teenager who is accused of breaking into an area home, stealing items, and loading them into the resident's car, which was then stolen.

EPA approve construction of new power plant in Grimes County

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a construction permit for a new power plant in Grimes County.

Marlin police officer on leave following controversial Facebook posting

The Marlin Police Department has launched an investigation against Sergeant Rob Douglas for the violation of Social Media Policy.

Boil water notice in effect for Highland Park Water Supply customers

A boil water notice has been issued for all customers served by Highland Park Water Supply Corporation.