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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:06 AM CDT

Man, 58, Dies in Houston Equipment Accident

Man, 58, Dies in Houston Equipment Accident

Houston police say a 58-year-old man has died after a large piece of equipment fell and struck him.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:43 AM CDT

Man Cut Infant Daugther With Blade: Police

Man Cut Infant Daugther With Blade: Police

A Central Texas man has been charged with injuring a child after police say he cut his 10-month-old daughter with a box cutter.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:15 AM CDT

Lubbock Unveils Statue of Wrongly Convicted Man

Lubbock Unveils Statue of Wrongly Convicted Man

Twenty-eight years to the day after Timothy Cole was falsely convicted of raping a Texas Tech student, Lubbock and state officials will unveil a statue honoring the U.S. Army veteran on a street corner not...

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 01:15 PM CDT

Texas May Limit New AP History Course's Influence

Texas May Limit New AP History Course's Influence

Texas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they're rife with anti-American biases.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:44 AM CDT

Input Sought on Reopening Drive at Texas Ocelot Refuge

Input Sought on Reopening Drive at Texas Ocelot Refuge

Concerns about protecting endangered ocelots from vehicles but allowing the public to view the cats could mean changing a road entrance at a South Texas refuge.

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Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.

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Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

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Surge Is Back! Coca-Cola Revives Popular '90s Soft Drink After Fan Campaign

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