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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 10:10 AM CST

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Appeal

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Appeal

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 07:42 AM CST

Whataburger, H-E-B Joining Forces for Store

Whataburger, H-E-B Joining Forces for Store

Whataburger and H-E-B are about to double-size their Texas-ness again.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 02:17 PM CST

1 Dead, 3 Shot in San Antonio Mall Robbery

1 Dead, 3 Shot in San Antonio Mall Robbery

Two people are facing capital murder and aggravated assault charges after a robbery and fatal shooting inside a San Antonio shopping mall Sunday ended with one man dead and three others injured, including one of...

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 08:42 PM CST

Rescuers Search for Missing Kayaker off Galveston Coast

Rescuers Search for Missing Kayaker off Galveston Coast

Rescuers with several agencies are searching for a kayaker who went missing near Galveston on Sunday afternoon.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 04:01 PM CST

Texas Court Grants Appeal after 35 Years Without Conviction

Texas Court Grants Appeal after 35 Years Without Conviction

A Texas appellate court says an inmate imprisoned for more than 35 years after his murder conviction was overturned should go free.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 03:34 PM CST

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

The Texas Supreme Court has reversed its previous ruling and will hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will let the state limit the impact of 2015's federal legalization of gay marriage.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:26 AM CST

Texas Officers Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Wounded Deputy

Texas Officers Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Wounded Deputy

Investigators say officers fatally shoot a man accused of firing at a Texas sheriff and later wounding a deputy.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 01:01 PM CST

Visitors Flock to Southeast Texas Refuge for Whooping Cranes

Visitors Flock to Southeast Texas Refuge for Whooping Cranes

Colts in the only wild, self-sustaining flock of endangered whooping cranes have lost much of their cinnamon color.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 12:56 PM CST

Texas Unemployment Holds Steady in December at 4.6 Percent

Texas Unemployment Holds Steady in December at 4.6 Percent

The Texas unemployment rate held steady in December at 4.6 percent.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 09:45 AM CST

Soldier's Death Last Week is 11th at Fort Hood Since Nov.

Soldier's Death Last Week is 11th at Fort Hood Since Nov.

A 24-year-old found unresponsive in his barracks at Fort Hood last week is the 11th soldier to have died at the Army post since November.

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Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Fort Worth police say a man walked out of a music store with a guitar hidden in his pants.

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming, may...

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods.

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.

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