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Jailed Facebook Texas teen finally getting day in court

A Texas teen who's been jailed more than four months for a Facebook comment he made during a video-game argument is finally getting a day in court that could let him go home. Justin Carter, who was 18 when he was arrested, will appear in Comal Cou

Perry to announce political future on Monday

Rick Perry is inviting close friends and supporters to an event next Monday in San Antonio where he is expected to announce if he plans to seek an unprecedented fourth full term as Texas governor, CNN has learned.

Judge denies Nidal Hasan's request for continuance

A judge defines a major's request for a continuance. In a pretrial hearing in the case of U.S.. Major Nidal M. Hasan, Hasan asked Judge Osborn for a three day continuance based on a request for a new counsel.

Texas Most Wanted sex offender arrested in Dallas Friday

A Texas Most Wanted sex offender was arrested in Dallas.

Texas ranks 11th in national road conditions, cost-effectiveness

Texas' state highway system is ranked 11th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Three dead in Texas love-triangle beach shooting

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KBMT) -- A spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Monday morning told 12News the names of three people killed Sunday in a shooting at McFaddin Beach will be released once all families have been notified.

Texas mom said she threw away her dead child

As the mother of a missing toddler faced a judge Monday, Local 2 Investigates was able to piece together the tragic history preceding the little girl's disappearance. Sabrina Deleon, 26, has been charged with injury of a child by omission and tamp

Child's body found under tarp in middle of Texas street

Children playing in a Texas suburb made a gruesome discovery Monday -- the decomposing body of a child on a residential street. Authorities aren't sure who left the body under a tarp in Saginaw, a northern suburb of Fort Worth. So far, police h

The Alamo under siege from boxing promoters and rappers, Texas official says

"Remember the Alamo," but show some respect. That's the view of Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, who is less than happy with the attention, unwanted in his view, that the historic site is getting. Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Reward increased for Texas Most Wanted fugitive

The reward for a Texas Most Wanted fugitive has increased to $17,500. Any information leading to the arrest of Ernesto Alonso Garcia, 30, will be given the $17,500 reward if the tip comes in during the month of July.