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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:46 AM CDT

Officer Claims Prosecutors Silenced Him in Sandra Bland Case

Officer Claims Prosecutors Silenced Him in Sandra Bland Case

A police officer in the Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 05:25 PM CDT

Texas AG Paxton Sues Austin Over City Hall Gun Ban

Texas AG Paxton Sues Austin Over City Hall Gun Ban

The Texas attorney general has filed suit against Austin, accusing the state capital of violating "open carry" rules by banning guns inside city hall.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:24 PM CDT

Memorial For Texas Father, Son Killed in France Attack

Memorial For Texas Father, Son Killed in France Attack

Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to a Texas father and son killed in France earlier this month.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:11 PM CDT

Texas Officer Refused Service

Texas Officer Refused Service

A Texas police officer was mistreated at a fast food restaurant in the Houston-area when a worker flat-out refused to serve him.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 02:42 PM CDT

North Texan Found With Homemade Bombs Gets 10 Years

North Texan Found With Homemade Bombs Gets 10 Years

A Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison after a child sex investigation led to more than two dozen homemade bombs.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:49 PM CDT

Chris Kyle Memorial Unveiled in Odessa

Chris Kyle Memorial Unveiled in Odessa

A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974.

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Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

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Man Attacks Officers With Batarangs

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Police in Seattle arrested a man after he threw batarangs at officers. Batarangs are the sharp boomerangs Batman uses in fight scenes.

Stuck Ducklings Get A Helping Hand

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A couple of newly hatched baby ducklings in Northern Japan were in trouble and one man came to their rescue. The video shows two baby ducklings crying as they struggle to get out of the pond with high edges.

Long Lost World Series Ring Found

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Former Kansas City Royals player and scout Jerry Terrell has been reunited with the 1985 World Series ring he lost nearly a year ago.

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