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Members of North TX meth ring sentenced to prison

The last defendants convicted in an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) operation targeting the Simon Chavez Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms, and significant cash seizures.

PMN awards $500,000 for community projects

Organizations looking for new ways to vitalize their communities have a new opportunity available. The PNM Fund of the PNM Resources Foundation has created a new grant program, PNM Power Up Grants.

Save your tax refund, win the lottery

By saving a small chunk of your tax refund, you could hit a 25-thousand-dollar jackpot. The nonprofit, Doorways to Dreams fund, has created a new lottery to encourage people to save rather than spend.

Letter reveals past NSA spying on U.S. citizens

A letter from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sheds new light on NSA spying on Americans. The letter to Senator Ron Wyden was posted online by the Washington Post.

Burglar stuck in a tough spot during break-in

A North Carolina man has been arrested and charged with burglary after getting stuck in the ventilator shaft of an Arby's for nearly ten hours.

Secretary of Army: 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators

"Take back your Army from those who harm or assault our Soldiers. Take back your Army from those who ignore the values and who stain our honor. Take back our Army from those who fail to lead," said Secretary of the Army John M.

The Internet's best April Fools gags

 A new digital map helps you find the Pokemon among us.

Army medic honored as 'angel of battlefield'

An Army medic was recognized for rushing into an intense firefight to help other Soldiers, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Texas leads nation in job growth

Texas leads the nation in job growth. that's according to recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas which noted that Texas experienced more job growth than any other state at all pay levels from 2000 to 2013.

Cutting it close: Pa. man survives accident that put chainsaw into his neck

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and

EPA Seeks to Clarify Federal Water Law

In 2007, when crude oil spilled into Edwards Creek, a seasonally flowing stream in Titus County, the Environmental Protection Agency did not step in to demand a cleanup.

New study: Only calorie count matters when trying to shed pounds

Three meals, five meals -- this new study says throw all those meal counts out the window. It says the only count that should matter is the calories.

Bill Clinton parodies wife's epic photo

In a photo posted from Bill Clinton's Twitter account just after midnight on Tuesday, the former President is sitting in a military airplane, reading some kind of device and sporting a pair of sunglasses. Look familiar?

Drug testing for unemployed Texans months away

 

Texas child found bone thin, living under stairs

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