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Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 04:27 PM CDT

Texas, U.S. Gas Prices Fall

Texas, U.S. Gas Prices Fall

Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country have declined this week.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:49 PM CDT

Parents Await Answers After Son Shoots Self in Police Car

Parents Await Answers After Son Shoots Self in Police Car

A teenager is dead after he shot himself while handcuffed in the back of a police car.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:53 PM CDT

Austin Dentist Not at Fault in Toddler Patient Death

Austin Dentist Not at Fault in Toddler Patient Death

A Dentist in Austin is free to practice after state regulators determined he was not at fault in the death of a young patient.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 05:48 AM CDT

Stakes High for Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election Looming

Stakes High for Texas Voting Laws With 2018 Election Looming

Three losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 10:49 PM CDT

County Judge Clay Jenkins Angry Over Sanctuary City Ban

County Judge Clay Jenkins Angry Over Sanctuary City Ban

The Republican-controlled Texas House approved early Thursday a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" in the country's second-largest state, seeking to empower law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law...

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UC Davis Now Sells Plan B and Condoms From a Vending Machine

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Lawmakers 'Tricked' Into Honoring Ku Klux Klansman

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Lawmakers in Tennessee are crying foul after Republican Rep. Mike Sparks sneaked in a resolution to honor former Ku Klux Klansman Nathan Bedford Forrest with a bust under a different name. The resolution passed...

'Mr. Gorilla' Finishes Crawling the London Marathon: Report

'Mr. Gorilla' Finishes Crawling the London Marathon: Report

Tom Harrison, who began crawling the London Marathon dressed in a gorilla suit six days ago, finished the race Saturday, the BBC reported. Harrison, dubbed Mr. Gorilla is raising money for the Gorilla...

Ram in Iceland Resembles Unicorn

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During the peak of unicorn food trends, Icelandic farmers came across the real thing. The farmers in southern Iceland appropriately named the ram 'Unicorn'. 'Unicorn' has two horns that are fused together at the...

Drug Smuggler Turns Meth Into Art

Drug Smuggler Turns Meth Into Art

A man's elaborate plan to deal drugs ended in disaster when detectives discovered he had pottery shipped to Florida that was covered with $600,000 worth of meth paste.

Burglar Warms Up Before Robbery

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It's always a good idea to stretch before you push yourself physically. That may be what one young man was thinking before he robbed a Philadelphia Dunkin' Donuts. The unknown suspect walks into camera range and...

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