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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 07:52 AM CDT

Woman, 37, Found Dead on Austin Trail Hit By Lightning

Woman, 37, Found Dead on Austin Trail Hit By Lightning

Investigators say a 37-year-old woman found dead on a trail in Austin had been struck by lightning.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 09:38 AM CDT

Slave Costume Stirs Controversy at Texas School

Slave Costume Stirs Controversy at Texas School

A Houston-area high school student said he was forced to change his clothes after he dressed as a slave for a homecoming spirit week theme day.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 01:37 PM CDT

San Antonio Flooding Leaves Drivers Stranded

San Antonio Flooding Leaves Drivers Stranded

Dozens of drivers were rescued Monday when their vehicles were overtaken by flash flood waters in San Antonio, Texas.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:50 PM CDT

Houston Officer Quits After Violent Beating Caught on Camera

Houston Officer Quits After Violent Beating Caught on Camera

A Houston transit police officer has resigned and another was cleared in the violent baton beating of a man on a rail platform in an incident captured on security video.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 03:53 PM CDT

Woman Sentenced for Baby-Sitting Scam, Producing Child Porn

Woman Sentenced for Baby-Sitting Scam, Producing Child Porn

A South Texas woman must serve 30 years in prison for a baby-sitting scam in which she recorded her convicted sex offender boyfriend abusing a toddler in their care.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:10 AM CDT

9 Hurt, Gunman Dead Outside Houston Strip Mall

9 Hurt, Gunman Dead Outside Houston Strip Mall

A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday...

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Kitty City Welcomes Unwanted Cats

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Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket

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Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park

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Who stole the sword? The sword Joan of Arc wields in a statue in Northwest Washington's Meridian Hill Park has vanished and the National Park Service says it was stolen. The French heroine clutched only her...

Time to Move? Snake Invades Apartment for 4th Time

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A woman found a 3-foot python in her apartment Monday night on Chicago’s South Side.

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