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Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 10:35 PM CDT

Texas Mother Fatally Shoots 2 Daughters; Police Kill Her

Texas Mother Fatally Shoots 2 Daughters; Police Kill Her

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:33 PM CDT

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Alamo Library Items

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Alamo Library Items

A group that served as guardian of the Alamo and the Texas General Land Office reached a settlement Friday in a dispute over ownership of about 38,000 books and artifacts that had been kept at the Texas shrine.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:26 PM CDT

Man Charged With Shining Laser at Border Patrol Helicopter

Man Charged With Shining Laser at Border Patrol Helicopter

A South Texas man has been arrested and charged with shining a laser at a Border Patrol helicopter.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:03 PM CDT

Armed Man, Deputy Wounded in South Texas Shootout

Armed Man, Deputy Wounded in South Texas Shootout

Police say a South Texas sheriff's deputy and a suspect threatening to kill himself have been shot in an exchange of gunfire on a street.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:43 AM CDT

Texas Supreme Court Sidesteps Key Home-School Learning Issue

Texas Supreme Court Sidesteps Key Home-School Learning Issue

The Texas Supreme Court has sided with a family accused of not teaching its children anything while waiting "to be raptured."

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 08:46 AM CDT

Man Sentenced for Fatal Machete Attack of Boy, 14

Man Sentenced for Fatal Machete Attack of Boy, 14

A second man is convicted fror the 2014 machete slaying of a 14-year-old Houston-area boy that investigators say was a gang-related killing.

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