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Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 09:14 AM CDT

El Paso Lawyer Faces Up to 300 Years for Fraud

El Paso Lawyer Faces Up to 300 Years for Fraud

A West Texas lawyer earlier sentenced to 20 years in a $600 million drug money case faces up to 330 more years in prison for fraud and other financial crimes.

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 10:12 PM CDT

High School Football Scores: Sept. 22-24

High School Football Scores: Sept. 22-24

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 22-24.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 05:45 PM CDT

Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell

Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell

A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries is blaming for possible listeria contamination of some ice cream says the product tested negative for the pathogen before being sent to the Texas-based...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 03:57 PM CDT

Suspect in Austin Rock Throwing Cases Guilty of Sex Assault

Suspect in Austin Rock Throwing Cases Guilty of Sex Assault

Prosecutors say a suspect in a series of Interstate 35 rock-throwing incidents in Central Texas has been convicted of sexual abuse in an unrelated case.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 02:53 PM CDT

Reports of Improper Teacher Relationships Up for 8th Year

Reports of Improper Teacher Relationships Up for 8th Year

Reports of teachers in improper relationships with students have increased for the eighth consecutive year.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:45 PM CDT

Satellite-Based Radar Confirms Man-Made Texas Earthquakes

Satellite-Based Radar Confirms Man-Made Texas Earthquakes

Scientists used radar from satellites to show that five Texas earthquakes, one reaching magnitude 4.8, were caused by injections of wastewater in drilling for oil and gas.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 01:49 PM CDT

TX Lunch Lady Loses 100 Pounds On Cafeteria Diet

TX Lunch Lady Loses 100 Pounds On Cafeteria Diet

Texas lunch lady is 100 pounds lighter after eating her her own cafeteria food every day for a year. Tammy McRae works at Carver Elementary School in Baytown. McRae started out as a dishwasher and was quickly...

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 10:35 AM CDT

Galveston Hurricane Recovery Reaches New Milestone

Galveston Hurricane Recovery Reaches New Milestone

Officials have dedicated an $85 million wastewater treatment plant in Galveston as the largest Hurricane Ike recovery project since the storm hit in 2008.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:37 AM CDT

Texas Man Must Serve Life for Killing Parents

Texas Man Must Serve Life for Killing Parents

A Houston-area man must serve life in prison for the 2014 shooting deaths of his parents at the couple's home.

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:29 AM CDT

Texans Receive Honors at White House

Texans Receive Honors at White House

Two Texas natives received National Medal of Arts honors from President Obama Thursday morning.

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