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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:38 AM CST

Gunman in Houston-Area Restaurant Shooting Dies of Injuries

Gunman in Houston-Area Restaurant Shooting Dies of Injuries

A Pasadena man who shot and killed his estranged wife and later himself has died.

6 hours ago

Texas Man Faces Deportation after Years of Protected Status

Texas Man Faces Deportation after Years of Protected Status

A Houston-area father faces deportation after years of living in the U.S. under protected status.

3 hours ago

Texas Murder Suspect Arrested In Daytona Ahead of Races

Texas Murder Suspect Arrested In Daytona Ahead of Races

A Texas man is being held without bond after his arrest in Daytona ahead of this weekend's race on charges of shooting his uncle.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM CST

Judge Denies Request to Delay Lawsuit Against Texas Voter ID

Judge Denies Request to Delay Lawsuit Against Texas Voter ID

A federal judge has ruled the lawsuit against Texas' voter ID law will proceed, denying the requested delay as Texas deliberates its amendment.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:20 AM CST

Crews Battling Wildfires in Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma

Crews Battling Wildfires in Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma

Warm temperatures and high winds are causing wildfires in the Texas panhandle and parts of Oklahoma.

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Firefighter Carries Burning Gas Tank from Building

Firefighter Carries Burning Gas Tank from Building

A firefighter in China was hailed as a hero for risking his life by carrying a burning gas tank out of a residential building.

Rare Quadruplet Calves Born in Ireland

Rare Quadruplet Calves Born in Ireland

A farming family in Ireland's County Clare is celebrating the births of four nearly identical calves. The odds of this happening are quite incredible.

Man Drives Half-Mile with Police Officer on Hood

Man Drives Half-Mile with Police Officer on Hood

A man in China drove away from a checkpoint with a police officer on the hood of his car.  The incident was captured on surveillance footage.

Florida Man Claims Dog Accidentally Shot His Girlfriend

Florida Man Claims Dog Accidentally Shot His Girlfriend

Diesel the dog did it. That's the claim a 25-year-old Jacksonville man made after his girlfriend was shot in the leg while she was sleeping. Brian Murphy's girlfriend, Summer Miracle, was taken to the hospital late Tuesday with non-life threatening injuries. Murphy told police he was sleeping next to Miracle when his dog Diesel woke him up. He went outside with the dog and then came back into the home.

Caught on Video: Tiger Knocks Drone out of the Sky

Caught on Video: Tiger Knocks Drone out of the Sky

Incredible video captured at a Siberian tiger enclosure in Northeast China. China's state broadcaster released this footage showing the animals chasing a drone until one jumps up and knocks it out of the sky. Footage from a second camera shows the tigers gathering around the drone on the ground and tearing into it until they were scared away because it started smoking. Staff members say they use drone chasing to keep the tigers fit.

City Scraps Decades-Old Ban That Nixed Valentine's Day Dance

City Scraps Decades-Old Ban That Nixed Valentine's Day Dance

Kick off the Sunday shoes: Dancing in public is now legal throughout Henryetta, Oklahoma. City leaders voted Tuesday to abolish an ordinance on dancing, the Tulsa World reported. The dance ordinance, with a penalty of $25, prohibited dance halls within 500 feet of a church or public school. In February, resident Joni Insabella decided to host a dance above her store, which is within 500 feet of a church. The city's Chamber of Commerce posted about the event and called Insabella a rule breaker on Facebook and accused her of getting special treatment, because of her husband, who's the city's attorney.

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