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Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:35 PM CDT

Texas Man Tried Planting Bomb on Confederate Statue: Feds

Texas Man Tried Planting Bomb on Confederate Statue: Feds

A Houston man has been arrested after he was allegedly caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 04:53 PM CDT

Houston Police Say Baby Boy Fatally Mauled By Family Dog

Houston Police Say Baby Boy Fatally Mauled By Family Dog

Houston police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being mauled by one of his family's pet dogs.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 04:57 PM CDT

Bergdahl Chooses to Have Trial Heard by Judge And Not Jury

Bergdahl Chooses to Have Trial Heard by Judge And Not Jury

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has decided be to tried by a judge -- not a military jury -- on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Texas Boy, 8, Dead in Boating Accident; Texas Man Jailed

Texas Boy, 8, Dead in Boating Accident; Texas Man Jailed

Louisiana authorities say a boating accident killed an 8-year-old Texas boy, and a man from the same Texas town has been arrested on drunken driving charges

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 04:56 AM CDT

Bad Immigration Lawyers Hard to Find, Harder to Stop

Bad Immigration Lawyers Hard to Find, Harder to Stop

With a rapid succession of policy changes and a sharp rise in arrests, the Trump administration has created a surge in demand for legal help among immigrants.

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