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Gun violence again brings Obama to Fort Hood

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama returns to Ford Hood on Wednesday to attend another memorial service for soldiers gunned down at the Army post in Texas, five years after making the same journey following a similar tragedy. Officials

Texas woman convicted of stiletto stabbing death of boyfriend

A woman was found guilty of murder Tuesday for repeatedly stabbing a Texas college professor with the heel of her stiletto. Ana Trujillo showed little emotion as the verdict was announced.

Texas Transgender substitute teacher upsets Lumberton ISD parents

LUMBERTON (KBMT) -- A transgender substitute teacher said she has been told she should not return to her classes, after parents complained about her. Laura Jane Klug, who was born Kurt Klug, worked as a fifth grade substitute teacher at Lumbert

Makeshift huts housed immigrants on farmland

Hidalgo County (KVEO) -- For some time makeshift huts housed more than 70 undocumented immigrants. Field workers found the immigrants living on a grapefruit orchard north of Palmhurst.

Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Suspected Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez had recently asked to transfer, claiming he was being taunted and picked on by soldiers in his unit, a senior U.S.

Texas woman calls police, complains about bad 'weed'

Lufkin, TX (KETK) -- An East Woman found herself behind bars Thursday after calling Lufkin authorities to complain about bad "weed." The Lufkin Police Department received a call for help from the 200 block of Forrest Block Boulevard around 7:00 p.

Obamas to attend Fort Hood memorial

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend Wednesday's memorial service for the victims of last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, a top White House official announced.

New foster care safety rules approved

AUSTIN - The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Council today approved a set of new safety-related rules designed to more thoroughly screen potential foster parents and other caregivers and more adequately protect foster childr

Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, came from different places. Two grew up in small towns, and one came from a seaside city in Puerto Rico. They all died in a shooting rampage that also left 16 soldiers wounded. Sgt.