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Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:17 AM CDT

Boy, 5, Found Dead in South Texas Lake

Boy, 5, Found Dead in South Texas Lake

Search crews have recovered the body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing after he fell into a South Texas lake when the inflatable raft he was on flipped over.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:13 PM CDT

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Clinic Regulations

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulations on abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 03:15 PM CDT

Man Who Shot South Texas Deputy Charged With Assault

Man Who Shot South Texas Deputy Charged With Assault

A man who shot a South Texas sheriff's deputy in an exchange of gunfire on a street has been charged with aggravated assault against a public servant.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 12:14 PM CDT

Texas Man Lured Outside Home by Burning Car, Fatally Shot

Texas Man Lured Outside Home by Burning Car, Fatally Shot

Southeast Texas authorities say a man was shot to death in his front yard after being lured outside by his burning vehicle.

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 11:58 AM CDT

Rock Throwing Suspect Called 911 More Than 1,100 Times

Rock Throwing Suspect Called 911 More Than 1,100 Times

Court documents say a man suspected of throwing rocks at cars along Interstate 35 in Austin called 911 more than 1,100 times since June 2014 to report collisions, traffic hazards and reckless driving.

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

Ex-Deputy Gets 3 Life Terms For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

Ex-Deputy Gets 3 Life Terms For Sexually Assaulting Girl, 12

A former Texas law enforcement officer has been sentenced to three life prison sentences for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 05:43 PM CDT

UT To Open Medical School In Austin

UT To Open Medical School In Austin

The University of Texas will open an Austin medical school in July nearly 135 years after the university was founded in the city.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 10:35 PM CDT

Texas Mother Fatally Shoots 2 Daughters; Police Kill Her

Texas Mother Fatally Shoots 2 Daughters; Police Kill Her

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:33 PM CDT

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Alamo Library Items

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Alamo Library Items

A group that served as guardian of the Alamo and the Texas General Land Office reached a settlement Friday in a dispute over ownership of about 38,000 books and artifacts that had been kept at the Texas shrine.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:26 PM CDT

Man Charged With Shining Laser at Border Patrol Helicopter

Man Charged With Shining Laser at Border Patrol Helicopter

A South Texas man has been arrested and charged with shining a laser at a Border Patrol helicopter.

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