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Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 09:03 PM CST

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

Family members of a Houston-area high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:51 PM CST

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

A 7-year-old girl killed in a crash involving her school van has been identified as the daughter of a local sheriff's deputy.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:30 AM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 09:22 PM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:29 AM CST

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

Prosecutors say two Fort Bliss soldiers face up to 10-year prison terms for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 05:46 AM CST

Silver Alert Issued for 73-Year-Old Man

Silver Alert Issued for 73-Year-Old Man

A Silver Alert was issued for a 73-year-old man who went missing in San Antonio Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 04:26 AM CST

Border Counties Prepare For Zika-Related Birth Defects

Border Counties Prepare For Zika-Related Birth Defects

Hidalgo County, one of six border counties in Texas considered high-risk for Zika transmission, is preparing for a possible influx in pregnant patients infected with the mosquito-borne illness.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:48 PM CST

Purple Heart Found in Trash to be Returned to Family

Purple Heart Found in Trash to be Returned to Family

A Purple Heart found in a West Texas dumpster will be returned to survivors of a wounded World War II veteran who once lived in Midland.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 05:02 PM CST

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Federal wildlife officials on Tuesday agreed to reconsider the status of a grouse found in pockets across the Great Plains as environmentalists fight to return the bird to the list of protected species.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 12:25 PM CST

Supreme Court Seems to Favor Texas Death Row Inmate

Supreme Court Seems to Favor Texas Death Row Inmate

The Supreme Court seems likely to side with a longtime death row inmate in Texas who claims he is intellectually disabled and thus ineligible to be executed.

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