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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 09:42 AM CDT

Border Patrol Seize $2.1 Million in Texas Cocaine Bust

Border Patrol Seize $2.1 Million in Texas Cocaine Bust

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley seized 65 pounds of cocaine Sunday afternoon.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 08:30 PM CDT

Mexico to File Affidavit Expressing Concern Over Texas Law

Mexico to File Affidavit Expressing Concern Over Texas Law

The Mexican government says it will file a form of affidavit expressing its concern over Texas' "sanctuary cities" law, also known as SB4.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 06:43 PM CDT

Baylor Confirms NCAA Investigation After Sex Abuse Scandal

Baylor Confirms NCAA Investigation After Sex Abuse Scandal

The NCAA is conducting an "ongoing, pending investigation" into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:50 PM CDT

Dog Injured in Run-in with Porcupine

Dog Injured in Run-in with Porcupine

A miniature schnauzer named Duke is recovering after his encounter with a porcupine in Sweeny.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 03:46 PM CDT

Federal Judge Considers Fate of Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law

Federal Judge Considers Fate of Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law

A federal judge on Monday heard arguments before he decides whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect.

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