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Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:12 PM CST

Lawsuit 'Likely' Amid New TX Rules Over Fetal Remains

Lawsuit 'Likely' Amid New TX Rules Over Fetal Remains

New Texas rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains are likely to face a court challenge before taking effect, an abortion-rights attorney said Friday, months after the U.S. Supreme Court knocked...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 05:22 PM CST

Dallas Businesses Seeing Gains from the Gaines

Dallas Businesses Seeing Gains from the Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines have been saying all along that they didn’t see any of this coming.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 09:34 AM CST

GOP Leaders OK Hiring Hundreds of New Child Welfare Workers

GOP Leaders OK Hiring Hundreds of New Child Welfare Workers

Top Republican leaders have given preliminary approval to a dramatic overhaul of the Texas welfare system that protects abused and neglected children by hiring more than 800 state workers. Under terms of the...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 09:28 PM CST

Gov. Abbott Vows to Cut Funds to 'Sanctuary' Campuses

Gov. Abbott Vows to Cut Funds to 'Sanctuary' Campuses

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is promising to cut funds to public universities that become what he described as "sanctuary" campuses for immigrant students. The Republican provided no other details.

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 11:53 PM CST

Plane's Landing Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

Plane's Landing Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

Authorities say everyone was safely evacuated from a United Express plane after its nose gear collapsed when it landed at San Antonio International Airport.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 09:03 PM CST

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

Family members of a Houston-area high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:51 PM CST

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

A 7-year-old girl killed in a crash involving her school van has been identified as the daughter of a local sheriff's deputy.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:30 AM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 09:22 PM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:29 AM CST

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

Prosecutors say two Fort Bliss soldiers face up to 10-year prison terms for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint.

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