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Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 02:00 PM CDT

Texas Grandpa, 86, Survives Dog Mauling

Texas Grandpa, 86, Survives Dog Mauling

An 86-year-old Texas grandfather is fighting for his life after being bitten by a dog earlier this month.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 12:27 PM CDT

Texas Average Retail Gasoline Prices Steady

Texas Average Retail Gasoline Prices Steady

Retail average gasoline prices in Texas are holding steady this week at $1.97 per gallon.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:27 AM CDT

Non-Military Families Now Eligible to Live at Fort Hood

Non-Military Families Now Eligible to Live at Fort Hood

The Army is now making rental housing available at Fort Hood to people not affiliated with the military.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 09:24 AM CDT

State Wants American Indian-Run East Texas Gaming Hall Closed

State Wants American Indian-Run East Texas Gaming Hall Closed

The Texas Attorney General's Office is trying to shut down a gaming hall recently reopened on the 10,000-acre Alabama-Coushatta Reservation in East Texas.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 06:03 AM CDT

Texas Assistant Warden Suspended After Prison Guard Killed

Texas Assistant Warden Suspended After Prison Guard Killed

An assistant warden is suspended and a guard and two food service managers are recommended for dismissal after a male inmate at a West Texas state prison killed a female guard.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 03:31 PM CDT

Tyson Foods Fined $263,000 After Amputation at TX Plant

Tyson Foods Fined $263,000 After Amputation at TX Plant

Inspectors fined Tyson Foods more than $263,000 for safety violations at an East Texas poultry plant where a worker's finger was amputated when it became stuck in a conveyor belt, federal officials announced...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 02:59 PM CDT

Coral Die-Off in Gulf of Mexico Sanctuary Over: Experts

Coral Die-Off in Gulf of Mexico Sanctuary Over: Experts

A marine biologist says a die-off of some coral at a marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico appears to be over but experts still don't know why it happened.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 02:28 PM CDT

Catching Up With Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton

Catching Up With Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton is married with four daughters and living in Houston.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:49 AM CDT

Boy, 4, Found Dead in Central Texas Pool

Boy, 4, Found Dead in Central Texas Pool

Police say a 4-year-old boy drowned at a Central Texas apartment complex pool after appearing to be asleep in the water.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:24 AM CDT

South Texas Man Sentenced in $5M Investment Fraud

South Texas Man Sentenced in $5M Investment Fraud

A businessman not licensed to sell securities in Texas must serve 15 years in prison in a $5 million stock-trading fraud.

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