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Murder charge in 'cold-blooded assassination' of U.S. policeman

Washington - The prime suspect in the "cold-blooded assassination" of a Texas sheriff's deputy was charged with murder Saturday, a day after the officer was gunned down from behind and shot multiple times at close range allegedly because he was a policeman.

Review: George Strait delights on new 'The Cowboy Rides Away' live DVD Special

Arlington - Country superstar George Strait released his newest concert film DVD, "The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium" on Eagle Rock Entertainment on August 28.

Interview with country legend Charlie Daniels Special

The bearded singer/guitarist/fiddler and leader of The Charlie Daniels Band, is about to release a new live album recorded at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth, Texas. He tells Digital Journal all about it and reveals why he's not yet ready to call it a day.

Texas executes prisoner who asked to drop appeals

Huntsville - Daniel Lee Lopez, the Texas prisoner who fought with his attorneys to drop appeals of his death sentence, was executed Wednesday for killing an officer during a police chase in 2009.

Texas inmate who 'wished to die' executed by lethal injection

Washington - A Texas inmate convicted of killing a police officer was executed, after he waived his appeals, saying he wanted to die, prison officials and local media said.

Texas man expected to be executed Wednesday for killing cop

Huntsville - A Texas man convicted of killing a veteran Corpus Christie police lieutenant in 2009 will be executed Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Texas officer fired after fatal shooting of unarmed black teen

Washington - The Arlington, Texas police department on Tuesday fired a white officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Christian Taylor in a car dealership, its chief said.

Massive spider webs surround Dallas suburb, intrigue scientists

Rowlett - Residents of a tree-lined suburb in Dallas have suddenly found their neighborhood covered in spiderwebs, and this is intriguing scientists. Trees on CA Roan Drive are festooned with giant "glistening webs...draping the trees like shrouds."

Judge to young couple: Get married or boyfriend goes to jail

A Texas judge handed down a controversial ruling, ordering a young man to marry his girlfriend and write bible verses as punishment for getting into a fight with his girlfriend's ex. If he failed to comply, he'd be sent to jail.

Review: 8 Segundos bring their rocking country show to Queretaro

The high-flying Mexican quartet from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua played in Queretaro - a city in the centre of the country, three hours north of Mexico City - for the very first time on August 8 2015, and Digital Journal was there.

Unarmed college football player killed in Texas police shooting

Arlington - A Dallas police officer allegedly shot and killed an unarmed college football player during a struggle after the teenager crashed a car through the window of a car dealership early Friday, authorities say.

Texas releases video of arrest of black woman who died in jail

Washington - Texan authorities released footage showing a white police officer, during a routine traffic stop, argue with and arrest an unarmed black woman who later died in jail.

Parents napped as 2-year-old Dallas girl died in hot car

Police in Dallas, Texas, are investigating the tragic death of a two-year-old girl who died in a hot car as her parents napped inside their home. Nariyah Raufu died July 17 after allegedly being left strapped to her hot car seat in 98 degree weather.

Texas redheaded centipede is large enough to eat a snake

Yep, they do grow them big in Texas, and we're not talking about Longhorns, either. The Lone Star State is also home to the biggest creepy-crawly bug around, called the Texas redheaded centipede, it is a whopping eight inches when fully grown.

Tanya Tucker: Interview with a celebrated country icon Special

Digital Journal caught up with the charismatic superstar ahead of a tell-all TV interview set to air on Friday, July 10 on PBS. She also discussed her current tour and her struggles with addiction.

BP agrees to settle claims from 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

New Orleans - Oil giant BP Plc has agreed to pay nearly $19 billion in penalties to U.S. and state agencies to resolve claims still outstanding from a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 and ravaged the southern U.S. coastline.

Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton discusses the band's current activities Special

The Aerosmith juggernaut just keeps on rolling and in 2015 the legendary five-piece from Boston, Massachusetts - America's most successful rock band - remain as busy as ever. Digital Journal spoke to their bass player, Mr. Sweet Emotion himself.

Man getting traffic ticket flees police, but for a heroic reason

Irving - A Texas driver fled the scene while receiving a citation from a police officer, but his motives were to track down a hit-and-run driver.

Suspect dead after gun, bomb attack on Dallas police HQ

Dallas - A man sprayed gunfire and planted several bombs at Dallas police headquarters in a rampage that came to a brutal end when snipers shot him dead after several terrifying hours.

Snipers shoot Dallas attacker after chaotic night of carnage

Dallas - Snipers shot and presumably killed a man in Texas on Saturday, ending a spectacular rampage in which he planted several bombs and sprayed the police headquarters with gunfire, authorities said.

We Were Wolves: Interview with singer/guitarist Drew Haught Special

Festival appearances, new EPs, hard-rocking tunes and the challenge of coming up with a name. The singer of this Houston-based band chatted over the telephone with Digital Journal about all of the above and more.

Wife of Okla. pastor shot by trooper challenges police account

Tulsa - The wife of Nehemiah Fischer, an assistant pastor who was fatally shot by one of two highway patrol officers responding to a stranded vehicle call, is questioning the initial police account of the incident.

Op-Ed: World leaders ignore climate change as hundreds die

Denver - In India hundreds are dying from extreme heat. Rain, floods and tornados are lashing Midwestern states in the U.S. In Colorado, the menace is less dramatic: overgrown lawns and grumbling about Seattle-like days in Denver.

Op-Ed: Can weed control violent bikers in Texas?

Austin - Perhaps in a bid to slow down gangster bikers, the Texas legislature has approved medical marijuana. It isn’t likely to calm any aging bikers down.

Marijuana legalization bill advances in Texas

Austin - A controversial marijuana legalization bill is advancing in the Texas legislature and Texas Rep. David Simpson is urging his religiously conservative colleagues to back the bill.

Road rage leads to sword, home-made flail attack in Austin

Austin - An alleged instance of road rage Friday turned into something medieval, ending with attacks with a metal sword and a home-made flail.

Monster mile-wide tornado, softball-sized hail pummels Texas

Rio Vista - A monster tornado touched down in north-central Texas as part of a storm system that brought hail as big as softballs and dangerous winds. The tornado, described as a mile long knocked out power to more than 30,000 people.

Bill requiring cop canine training passes in Texas

In Texas, House Bill 593 may help prevent police shootings involving pets, and the bill is progressing through the Texas legislature.

Dallas County to take guns away from domestic abusers

Dallas - Starting as soon as this week, the Dallas County Sheriff's Department will start taking guns away from those convicted of domestic abuse.

Op-Ed: Bill to bypass high school end-of-course exams hurts education

Austin - To graduate from high school in Texas, you must pass standardized tests: Algebra I, English I and II, Biology, and U.S. History. With many students unlikely to pass them all, the state Senate has just passed a bill allowing exemptions. It's bad law.
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ENERGY: A major oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, is shown after it was damaged by Hurricane Rita in 2005.
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An execution chamber at a U.S. State Prison
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An official photograph - full face and profile - of Hank Skinner.
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Barack Obama campaigning in downtown Austin, Texas, February 22, 2008
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A hotbed of activity.
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In the aftermath, luck and professionalism combined to prevent any dwelling loss or human injury.
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Texan governor Rick Perry
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Ron Paul is running for President for 2012
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Part of a battalion of US Army howitzers are shown at the military base at Fort Hood, Texas.
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A bridge was demolished in Marble Falls, TX
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Death on the road.
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Texas, home of the oil and gas industry, leads the nation in wind energy
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Coffins of soldiers killed in the Fort Hood shootings being loaded aboard an aircraft for flight to Dover Air Force Base. The Nov. 5, 2009, shootings were perpetrated by Nidal Malik Hasan, a career serviceman with the U.S. Army who held the rank of major. The attack claimed the lives of 13 servicemen and women. Hasan has been linked to Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-ranking al-Qaida militant.
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Felicia Smith is being charged with a felony for engaging in a lap dance with one of her students.
Felicia Smith is being charged with a felony for engaging in a lap dance with one of her students.
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A new wildfire in the Texas hill country was quickly knocked down late Wednesday when firefighters with Bandera Fire Rescue arrived with their fast-attack brush truck.
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