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Real Estate Heir Acknowledges Urinating at Store

Real Estate Heir Acknowledges Urinating at Store

New York real estate heir Robert Durst has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for exposing himself and urinating on candy at a Houston drug store.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:57 AM CST

Dogs Investigated in Woman's Mysterious Death

Dogs Investigated in Woman's Mysterious Death

Police in South Texas are working to determine if a woman found dead in her backyard was killed by her foster dogs or if she died of natural causes.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 09:32 AM CST

Texas Prison Escapee Recaptured

Texas Prison Escapee Recaptured

An ex-CEO of some Oklahoma energy companies has been caught after escaping from a minimum security federal prison in Central Texas.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:21 AM CST

Colorado Man Gets Prison in Texas Prostitution Case

Colorado Man Gets Prison in Texas Prostitution Case

A Colorado man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison in a prostitution and online case linked to Texas and Wyoming.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:04 AM CST

Texas Officer Kills Man Holding Spoon: Police

Texas Officer Kills Man Holding Spoon: Police

The Texas Rangers are investigating a police shooting after an officer killed a burglary suspect who was holding a spoon.

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:01 PM CST

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Deaths of Officer, Woman

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Deaths of Officer, Woman

A Midland police officer and a woman are dead after what investigators suspect was a murder-suicide.

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Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

If you think you've spotted low-flying black helicopters around Downtown Dallas in recent days, you likely have.

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over an incident now dubbed "nut rage," The Associated Press reported.

Hunters Find ATM in Middle of Woods

Hunters Find ATM in Middle of Woods

A father and son on the hunt for game in eastern Pennsylvania instead found an automated teller machine in the middle of the woods.

Baby Born Aboard Southwest Flight

Baby Born Aboard Southwest Flight

A flight headed from San Francisco to Phoenix had to be diverted to Los Angeles after a passenger gave birth mid-flight, LAX confirmed Tuesday.

Necrophilia Motivated Stepdad in Killing

Necrophilia Motivated Stepdad in Killing

Necrophilia motivated a man to fatally shoot his stepdaughter last month, according to a Pennsylvania prosecutor.

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