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Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 02:32 PM CDT

Texas Man Arrested After Threat Against 'Pokemon Go' Players

Texas Man Arrested After Threat Against 'Pokemon Go' Players

Police say a South Texas man has been arrested after making a threat on Facebook against people playing "Pokemon Go."

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 09:00 AM CDT

2 More Bikers File Suit Over Twin Peaks Shooting

2 More Bikers File Suit Over Twin Peaks Shooting

Two bikers arrested after a shooting involving police outside a Waco restaurant have filed lawsuits against local officials, alleging civil rights violations.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 05:55 PM CDT

USDA: Louisiana Co. Recalls Catfish Products

USDA: Louisiana Co. Recalls Catfish Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a north Louisiana business is recalling more than 21,500 pounds of catfish products for hotels, restaurants and other institutions in six states.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 05:20 PM CDT

Texas Tops for Business

Texas Tops for Business

Texas is considered one of the top places for business, according to an annual survey released by CNBC this week.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 05:14 PM CDT

Texas County To Submit Proposal For New Immigrant Center

Texas County To Submit Proposal For New Immigrant Center

South Texas officials say they plan to submit a proposal to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to turn a shuttered nursing home into a new immigrant family detention center.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 04:59 PM CDT

Grand Jury Indicts Airline Passenger Accused Of Groping Girl

Grand Jury Indicts Airline Passenger Accused Of Groping Girl

An Oregon man accused of groping a 13-year-old girl during an American Airlines flight has been indicted on a charge of abusive sexual contact.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 03:41 PM CDT

El Paso Playground Torched By Vandals

El Paso Playground Torched By Vandals

El Paso authorities are investigating after vandals set fire to playground equipment.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 09:19 AM CDT

4 Shot, 2 Killed, At Home Northeast Of Houston

4 Shot, 2 Killed, At Home Northeast Of Houston

4 Texas men were shot, 2 were killed during a break in Thursday night outside of Houston.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 06:26 PM CDT

Texas Dad, 11-Year-Old Son Killed in France Attack

Texas Dad, 11-Year-Old Son Killed in France Attack

A father and son from the Austin area were among the scores killed in Thursday's truck attack in the French city of Nice, NBC News reported. A family representative told NBC News that 51-year-old Sean Copeland...

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 05:33 PM CDT

Texan at White House for Kids' 'State Dinner'

Texan at White House for Kids' 'State Dinner'

Priya Patel represented Texas at the White House for First Lady Michelle Obama's "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge."

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