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  • Two international research teams working independently have discovered a "pre-cancer" gene mutation that...

    Two international research teams working independently have discovered a "pre-cancer" gene mutation that is more likely to be found among older people. The mutations raise the risk of diseases including leukemia and other blood diseases. The research has been published by the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • An ex-convict who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis...

    An ex-convict who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead. An official with University City Police said the suspect died today after police were called to a home where he was hiding. Details of his death were not released. FBI agents provided tactical support and two were shot - one in the leg and one in the shoulder. Their injuries are not life-threatening.
  • An East Texas youth has been charged with shooting a postal worker in...

    An East Texas youth has been charged with shooting a postal worker in the leg as she delivered mail. Lufkin police said 17-year-old Jaylon Wortham surrendered on a warrant for assault causing bodily injury against a government employee. Angelina County jail records show Wortham, whose bond was $7,500, was no longer in custody today.
  • Texas' highest criminal court has ruled that drawing the blood of an uncooperative...

    Texas' highest criminal court has ruled that drawing the blood of an uncooperative drunken driving suspect in Texas without a search warrant is unconstitutional. Legal experts said the decision by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals likely invalidates state law that had provided law enforcement with several circumstances in which they didn't need a warrant to obtain a blood sample from a driving-while-intoxicated suspect who refused such a request.
  • A fired South Texas jailer has been accused of helping smuggle alcohol, tobacco,...

    A fired South Texas jailer has been accused of helping smuggle alcohol, tobacco, a cellphone and drugs to inmates. The Kerr County Sheriff's Office said Carl Birdwell Junior was dismissed last January amid the investigation that led to organized crime counts filed this month. The Kerrville Daily Times reports the 22-year-old Birdwell was arrested Sunday and freed on $25,000 bond.

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