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4 hours ago

Sandra Bland's Arrest, Death Takes Stage at Texas Capitol

Sandra Bland's Arrest, Death Takes Stage at Texas Capitol

The arrest and death of Sandra Bland is bringing top state officials to the Texas Capitol to testify about jail standards and police officer protocols.

6 hours ago

Dangerous Cobra Caught in Apartment Euthanized

Dangerous Cobra Caught in Apartment Euthanized

An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in Houston has been euthanized.

6 hours ago

Man Kills Parent's Dogs for Defecating on Rug

Man Kills Parent's Dogs for Defecating on Rug

A Cedar Park man has been charged in the killing of two dogs owned by one of his parents.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 09:00 AM CDT

Stores, Shoppers Prepare for Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Stores, Shoppers Prepare for Annual Sales Tax Holiday

The annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 7-9, exempting most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks from sales and use taxes.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 09:09 AM CDT

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized at East Texas Farm

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized at East Texas Farm

East Texas authorities seize thousands of marijuana plants from a growing operation spread across three fields Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:49 PM CDT

NTX Man Accused in Theft of More Than 500 Cattle

NTX Man Accused in Theft of More Than 500 Cattle

A Texas man has been charged with stealing more than 500 cattle he was watching for a Nebraska rancher.

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Weird News
Texas Man Finds His Cellphone That Fell From Plane

Texas Man Finds His Cellphone That Fell From Plane

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

#FeelTheBern: Brewery Creates Bernie Sanders Inspired Beer

#FeelTheBern: Brewery Creates Bernie Sanders Inspired Beer

Support for Vermont’s presidential hopeful is showing up from some of the state’s independent businesspeople

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

Former 41-Pound Fat Cat in Texas Slims Down to 19 Pounds

Former 41-Pound Fat Cat in Texas Slims Down to 19 Pounds

A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.

Man Leaves Car Curbside, Boards Flight Without Ticket

Man Leaves Car Curbside, Boards Flight Without Ticket

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a man slipped past security and boarded a passenger plane without a ticket at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday night.

Car Crashes into Cow on U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa

Car Crashes into Cow on U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa

A man says it was too late to stop by the time he saw a cow lying on U.S. 75 in Melissa Monday morning.

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