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Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 02:55 PM CST

Police Kill Man Who Fired Gun Outside Austin Church

Police Kill Man Who Fired Gun Outside Austin Church

Man killed by police in Austin after firing assault-style weapon into the air.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:14 PM CST

Teacher Gets 10 Years for Sex with Student, 13

Teacher Gets 10 Years for Sex with Student, 13

A Houston-area middle school English teacher was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for having a long-term sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student who impregnated her.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:16 PM CST

GOP Wants to End 'Californiazation' of Texas

GOP Wants to End 'Californiazation' of Texas

Republican lawmakers who decry the "Californiazation" of Texas are hoping court action will end bag bans many cities have adopted while stemming other local laws that they believe erode individual and economic...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:08 AM CST

Sub Crickets for Meat? Insects Make Leap in Demand

Sub Crickets for Meat? Insects Make Leap in Demand

Farmers raising crickets for human consumption say there are a lot of benefits to eating insects instead of meat.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:18 AM CST

Man Guilty of Murder in Twins' Miscarriage Caused by Beating

Man Guilty of Murder in Twins' Miscarriage Caused by Beating

A jury has found a San Antonio-area man guilty of capital murder for the 2015 beating of his pregnant girlfriend that resulted in the miscarriage of twins.

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Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Kerrie Brinkman White and her daughter, Kailie, helped free a goat that was wandering on Highway 152 with a feed bag over its head near Pampa, Texas.

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December. The odds of...

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

An emergency call a 911 dispatcher in Texas recently answered turned out to be from the dispatcher's daughter who was reporting that their house was burning.

Beachcomber in Galveston Finds Foreign Coins Believed Stolen

Beachcomber in Galveston Finds Foreign Coins Believed Stolen

A beachgoer hunting treasure found more than 100 foreign coins buried in the sand along the Galveston coast.

Cat Litter or Meth? Man Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

Cat Litter or Meth? Man Says Deputies Couldn't Tell

A Houston-area man says sheriff's deputies conducted faulty field tests on cat litter they found in his vehicle, which they believed was methamphetamine.

Community Embraces Goat Neighbors

Community Embraces Goat Neighbors

A large herd of goats has become a popular fixture in one Florida community. Neighbors have been visiting and feeding the goats for years, but many had no idea how the animals ended up there.

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