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Texas mom uses Bible to smuggle meth into jail, police say

JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS (KBMT) -- A 69-year-old woman has been indicted after sheriff's deputies say she tried to use a Bible to smuggle drugs into the Jefferson County jail. Carolyn Hebert Frioux, 69, of Fannett, went to visit her daughter in jai

VIDEO: TX widow puts up billboard to find husband's killer

The family of a Houston man who was killed one year ago this month are hoping a billboard will help crack the case. Police say three men shot John Martinez, October 13th, 2012, outside his home and took his wallet and cellphone.

Judge blocks parts of Texas abortion law

A federal judge struck down key parts of a new Texas abortion law, considered among the most restrictive in the country, on Monday, one day before they were scheduled to take effect. The lawsuit -- filed in U.S.

Man arrested in connection with 5 deaths near Dallas

A man was in custody Tuesday after five people were found dead in several locations of one Dallas-area city, police said. Charles Brownlow, 36, was arrested early Tuesday following an hours-long manhunt that began late Monday afternoon, when inves

GOV. PERRY ON ABORTION LAW RULING: 'We will continue fighting'

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement in response to the Planned Parenthood v. Abbott et al. ruling:

North Texas man pleads guilty to producing child porn

A north Texas man pleaded guilty Friday to one count of producing child pornography.

VIDEO: Terminally ill TX teen crowned homecoming king

Friday was a big day for one Texas teen. Kareem Gibbs celebrated his graduation friday with family and friends before taking part in homecoming at his high school.

Cruz pheasant hunts, bashes Obamacare in Iowa

Decked out in blaze orange and tan hunting gear with a coffee in one hand and a shotgun in the other, tea party favorite Texas Sen.

Louisiana Department of Health confirms fourth West Nile death

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed the state's fourth West Nile virus death this year.

TX SNAP Food Benefits to be reduced in November

SNAP food benefits in Texas and across the nation will be reduced by an average of 5 percent beginning Nov. 1. This is because the temporary increase in benefits from the federal stimulus passed in 2009 is expiring.