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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 02:34 PM CDT

New Texas Women's Health Program Has Family Planning Focus

New Texas Women's Health Program Has Family Planning Focus

Officials have unveiled an overhauled state-run women's health program providing care to low-income Texans -- including a renewed push for family planning services once offered by Planned Parenthood.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:08 AM CDT

2 People Drowned in Separate Swim Accidents at Lake Conroe

2 People Drowned in Separate Swim Accidents at Lake Conroe

Investigators say two people drowned in separate swimming accidents at Lake Conroe.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:16 AM CDT

Waco Dentist Survives Shark Attack on Vacation

Waco Dentist Survives Shark Attack on Vacation

A Waco dentist on vacation in the Bahamas has survived being attacked by a 6-foot shark while free diving.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 03:27 PM CDT

Travis County Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot at Home

Travis County Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot at Home

Texas DPS officials say they're searching for two people in connection with the fatal shooting of a Travis County Sheriff's deputy at his home in Round Rock Monday morning.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 04:10 PM CDT

Deputies Found Thousands of Marijuana Plants in North Texas

Deputies Found Thousands of Marijuana Plants in North Texas

Law officers have located thousands of marijuana plants at a pot farm hidden in a wooded area of North Texas.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:05 PM CDT

Mentally Ill Woman, Rape Victim, Sues Over Texas Arrest

Mentally Ill Woman, Rape Victim, Sues Over Texas Arrest

A rape victim with a history of mental illness has sued a Texas county alleging she was wrongly jailed after prosecutors said she refused to testify a second time against her attacker.

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