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Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM CDT

Family, Church Mark Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death

Family, Church Mark Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death

Family members used a church candle-lighting to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 09:50 AM CDT

Man Killed in Home Invasion: Houston Police

Man Killed in Home Invasion: Houston Police

Houston police say a group of men forced their way into a home and then shot to death a man after locking his sister in a bedroom.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 09:36 AM CDT

Funeral Set for Texas Police Officer Killed in Chase

Funeral Set for Texas Police Officer Killed in Chase

The funeral is set for a Houston-area police officer killed after crashing his motorcycle while pursuing two shoplifting suspects in a car.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 08:28 AM CDT

2 Found Fatally Shot in Killeen

2 Found Fatally Shot in Killeen

Police in Central Texas are investigating whether two deadly shootings Sunday afternoon are related.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

Jury Selection in Gulf Oil Spill Fraud Case Against Lawyer

Jury Selection in Gulf Oil Spill Fraud Case Against Lawyer

Jury selection is scheduled to begin for the federal trial of a San Antonio attorney and others accused of helping to inflate his client list for BP oil spill litigation.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 05:12 AM CDT

West Texas Officer Injured After Dragged by Car

West Texas Officer Injured After Dragged by Car

A West Texas police officer is recovering after being dragged about 900 yards and then thrown off a vehicle.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 05:19 AM CDT

Hundreds Attend Vigils for 2 Texans Killed in Nice, France

Hundreds Attend Vigils for 2 Texans Killed in Nice, France

Hundreds of people have attended a candlelight vigil for a Texas father and son who were killed in the truck attack in Nice, France.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 03:28 PM CDT

ATX Golf Course Put on National List of Historic Places

ATX Golf Course Put on National List of Historic Places

The Austin American-Statesman reports the Lions Municipal Golf Course is considered one of the first public golf courses in the South to have been desegregated.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 01:50 PM CDT

Agreement Means Dog Racing Will Resume In Texas

Agreement Means Dog Racing Will Resume In Texas

Dog racing will resume in Texas following an agreement between track owners and breeders that will result in an abbreviated series of events over the next two years.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 02:38 PM CDT

Texas Woman Arrested on DWI Blames Crash on Bad GPS

Texas Woman Arrested on DWI Blames Crash on Bad GPS

Police in Central Texas say a woman accused of driving while intoxicated is blaming crashing into an outdoor pavilion on bad GPS directions.

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