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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.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:30 AM CDT

"Remember the Alamo" With Specialty License Plate

"Remember the Alamo" With Specialty License Plate

“Remember the Alamo” is taking on a whole new meaning for Texas drivers.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:14 PM CDT

Baylor Releases 5 Signees to Transfer Without Restrictions

Baylor Releases 5 Signees to Transfer Without Restrictions

Baylor is releasing five incoming freshman players from their national letters of intent and allowing them to attend other schools without losing eligibility.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 04:23 PM CDT

San Antonio Woman Pleads Guilty for Role in Death of Stepson, 5

San Antonio Woman Pleads Guilty for Role in Death of Stepson, 5

A San Antonio woman faces up to 99 years in prison for her role in the 2012 death of her neglected 5-year-old stepson.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:36 AM CDT

Texas Gas Prices Down One Cent

Texas Gas Prices Down One Cent

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped a penny this week to settle at an average $2.13 per gallon.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 09:42 AM CDT

'American Sniper' Legal Fight Resurfaces

'American Sniper' Legal Fight Resurfaces

The battle over "American Sniper," Chris Kyle's best-selling book may be heading back to court.

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