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Texas tough on drunk driving

Around the nation, Texas is known as a place that does not go easy on people who make mistakes. When someone in our state gets behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking alcohol, they can be arrested and subject to a wide range of punishments.

(Rubber?) gloves off before DWI arrest

The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs says that the expression "take one's gloves off" means that a person has decided “to stop being calm or civil and show an intention of winning a dispute by any means." The old expression certainly appears to apply to the recent arrest of a Texas man for DWI and other charges.

Texas court orders release of Randy Travis DWI video

Back in the late 1980s, Randy Travis was the undisputed king of country music. His smooth baritone wrapped around a clean and contemporary country sound that had its roots in the genre's time-honored traditions. That was then and this is now: the country music legend recently had his request to block Texas from releasing video of his 2012 DWI arrest rejected.

A Diamond in the rough

It is about 150 miles north of Edinburg along the coast, you will come to Flour Bluff, a part of Corpus Christi. The suburban area is known as the childhood home to actor Lou Diamond Phillips. The 55-year-old starred in a number of major movies such as "La Bamba," "Courage Under Fire" and "Young Guns" in the 1980s and '90s and had a recurring role on the "Longmire" TV series as well.

The Nation: Bail system is an unjust part of justice system

A stone's throw from the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Jail sits a little Edinburg side street named Bail Bond Drive. Several bail bond businesses sit on the appropriately named lane. The businesses help family, friends and others get people out of jail on bail.

Another example of how a criminal defense attorney can help you

When a jury understands all the evidence presented to it by prosecutors and a defense attorney, it can then make an informed decision. We read recently of a Texas jury that listened carefully to the evidence in the trial of a 23-year-old woman who had been accused of intoxication manslaughter.

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