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Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:22 AM CST

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

For cryptozoologist Lyle Blackburn, the Southern Sasquatch remains an ever-elusive but endlessly fascinating subject, so much so he's now written his second book on the subject.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:19 PM CST

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeals From 3 on Death Row

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeals From 3 on Death Row

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review appeals of three Texas death row inmates, including one who pleaded guilty to a triple slaying in South Texas.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 08:22 PM CST

White House to No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID Law: Lawyer

White House to No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID Law: Lawyer

An attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas' strict voter ID law.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 01:07 PM CST

Staff Discovers More Than 200 Unexamined Cases: Prosecutor

Staff Discovers More Than 200 Unexamined Cases: Prosecutor

A newly elected district attorney in Central Texas says his staff has discovered paperwork showing that more than 200 criminal cases had never been examined by prosecutors.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 09:39 AM CST

Pizza Worker Fired After Insulting Police Officer

Pizza Worker Fired After Insulting Police Officer

The manager of an Austin pizzeria says an employee has been fired after a police officer who was a customer was given a receipt that included a profane insult.

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