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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:39 AM CDT

Texans Battling HOA Over American Flags

Texans Battling HOA Over American Flags

Residents in the Central Texas town of Hutto, northeast of Austin, say they've received violation notices for flying the American flag without permission from their homeowner's association.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:02 AM CDT

Unruly Plane Passenger Leads to Emergency Landing in Tucson

Unruly Plane Passenger Leads to Emergency Landing in Tucson

Authorities say a Compass Airlines flight headed to Los Angeles had to make an emergency landing in Tucson after a passenger made a threat to the flight crew.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:29 PM CDT

Abortion Pill Requests Spike In Zika Outbreak Countries

Abortion Pill Requests Spike In Zika Outbreak Countries

With Zika virus outbreaks on the rise, the request for abortion pills has increased as well.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:08 PM CDT

Xcel Energy Plans $400M Texas, New Mexico Transmission Line

Xcel Energy Plans $400M Texas, New Mexico Transmission Line

Xcel Energy plans to build a 345-kilovolt power line between Texas and New Mexico to extend its electrical transmission system.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:02 PM CDT

Texas Man Gets 5 Years After Baby Drowns While He Slept

Texas Man Gets 5 Years After Baby Drowns While He Slept

A West Texas man must serve five years in prison after his 3-month-old daughter drowned in bathwater while he slept.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:04 PM CDT

Big 12 Asks Baylor for 'Full Accounting' of Investigation

Big 12 Asks Baylor for 'Full Accounting' of Investigation

The Big 12 is asking Baylor for a "full accounting" of the investigation into how sexual assault allegations were handled at the school, including information that hasn't been released publicly.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:27 AM CDT

Prison System To Appeal Water Supply Replacement Order

Prison System To Appeal Water Supply Replacement Order

A Texas judge has ordered the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide safe drinking water to inmates amid concerns of rising arsenic levels.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:56 AM CDT

Infant Unresponsive At Day Care Dies: Police

Infant Unresponsive At Day Care Dies: Police

Police are investigating the death of a 9-week-old Texas boy who was found unresponsive at a day care facility.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:17 AM CDT

Texas Mayor Ignites Firestorm Over Sign

Texas Mayor Ignites Firestorm Over Sign

A South Texas mayor says he's ready to put up a fight to keep a popular sign in his town. The sign, which reads "this is God's country please don't drive through it like hell," is drawing fire from the...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:41 AM CDT

Starbucks Sued Over Hand Burn

Starbucks Sued Over Hand Burn

A Houston attorney is taking Starbucks to court over accusations she was burned by hot coffee at a drive-through.

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