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5 hrs ago | via MySanAntonio.com
Juan Trevino, 23, accidentally shot himself in a strip club bathroom in Odessa on Jan. 14, 2017. He was subsequently arrested on outstanding warrants. Comment?
Monday Jan 9 | via KSWO
Hale Center Police continue to search for a group of thieves who broke into a local church and stole about $10,000 worth of sound equipment. They believe it happened late last Monday night, after cinder blocks were thrown through the door of Western Heritage Fellowship. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 27 | via Valley Morning Star
A man has been charged with attempted capital murder after exchanging gunfire with police in Big Spring and leading officers on a chase. Comment?
Dec 18, 2016 | via National Review Online
I finally got around to watching Hell or High Water , a modern bank-robber movie set in my native West Texas. Jeff Bridges gives an entertaining performance, although his accent left me wishing for subtitles - and I grew up in the city out of which his character works. Comment?
Dec 13, 2016 | via Chron
More than 300 students in the Houston area were physically punished during the 2013-2014 school year, according to federal education data. But a local lawmaker and the U.S. Education Secretary hope to change that. Comment?
Dec 10, 2016 | via The Countywide
An attorney from San Antonio recently experienced the view from the other side of the bars, following his Nov. 27 arrest on Interstate 37. Brian Thomas Burris, 43, who has a law office in Eagle Pass, is charged with theft of property worth greater than $300,000. Capt. Comment?
Dec 9, 2016 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw
San Angelo police say 28-year-old Raymond Alvarado Jr. was arrested Thursday afternoon in Lansing, Michigan. Officials say a tip led officers to a residence in Lansing, where Alvarado was caught while leaving the home. Comment?
Dec 7, 2016 | via Reuters
Two people were arrested Tuesday at a pipeline protest in West Texas, bringing an intensifying political battle against oil and gas infrastructure to a state where the energy industry typically enjoys wide support. About 40 protesters gathered outside the construction site of Energy Transfer Partners' Trans-Pecos pipeline near Alpine, Texas on Tuesday morning, and three locked themselves to the gate surrounding the site, according to Lori Glover, a member of the Big Bend Defense Coalition, which organized the event. Comment?
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