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3 Texas Soldiers Found Guilty of Smuggling Immigrants

3 Texas Soldiers Found Guilty of Smuggling Immigrants

Three Fort Hood soldiers face sentencing for their role in an immigrant smuggling ring, officials say.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:09 PM CDT

Early Voting Sees Steady Numbers

Early Voting Sees Steady Numbers

If voters are overly excited about electing the first new Texas governor in 14 years and wholesale changes across state government, the turnout so far hasn't shown it.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 01:19 PM CDT

Texas Coach Accused of Child Indecency

Texas Coach Accused of Child Indecency

A boys cross country coach at a Central Texas high school has been charged with three counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 10:39 AM CDT

Texas Trusty Who Fled Captured in Plainview

Texas Trusty Who Fled Captured in Plainview

A trusty who fled a work detail at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice regional office in Plainview has been captured about two miles away.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 08:46 AM CDT

Bodies Found in Mexico Where 3 Texans Missing

Bodies Found in Mexico Where 3 Texans Missing

Mexican officials say four bodies have been found east of the border city of Matamoros, near where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 08:19 AM CDT

Roof Collapses at Houston-Area Buddhist Center

Roof Collapses at Houston-Area Buddhist Center

The roof on a prayer hall at a Houston-area Buddhist temple has collapsed in an accident at a time when the structure was unoccupied.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 08:11 AM CDT

Superior Crude to Pay $1.6M Oil Spill Penalty

Superior Crude to Pay $1.6M Oil Spill Penalty

Federal regulators say Superior Crude Gathering Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.6 million civil penalty over a 2010 oil storage tanks spill in South Texas.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:52 AM CDT

Police: Texas Man Kidnapped University Students

Police: Texas Man Kidnapped University Students

San Antonio police have arrested a man who they say kidnapped two female University of Texas at San Antonio students.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:47 AM CDT

Beaumont, Port Arthur Targeted in Gambling Raids

Beaumont, Port Arthur Targeted in Gambling Raids

Several homes and businesses have been raided in a crackdown on suspected illegal gambling in Southeast Texas.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:06 AM CDT

Texas Pilot Dies after Fiery Plane Crash

Texas Pilot Dies after Fiery Plane Crash

Authorities say the 70-year-old pilot of a small airplane that crashed in Kendall County has died.

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Drivers Scoop up Cash That Fell From Armored Truck

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An armored truck lost an unknown amount of money on a Maryland interstate Friday morning — and numerous drivers quickly scooped up the money, police said. Maryland State Police are now "reminding" the drivers to...

"Teletubby" Breaks Into Home, Steals Leftover Chinese Food: Police

"Teletubby" Breaks Into Home, Steals Leftover Chinese Food: Police

A Lehigh University student, dressed as the Laa-Laa character from the "Teletubbies" children's series, is facing charges after breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home and stealing leftover food.

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, The Associated Press reported. Officers told 21-year-old Justin...

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

A Clinton man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday. Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, on charges including criminal trespass. Sullivan was still in

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a Los Angeles area department store Friday night, police said. Josephine Crook, 49, was arrested at a Kohl’s department store and is suspected of...

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