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Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:59 PM CDT

Oklahoma Victims Sue Over Shooter's Wrongful Prison Release

Oklahoma Victims Sue Over Shooter's Wrongful Prison Release

Victims of a fatal bank robbery in eastern Oklahoma are suing over the shooter's improper prison release.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 11:54 PM CDT

Man Convicted of Serial Jewel Heists to Support Lavish Life

Man Convicted of Serial Jewel Heists to Support Lavish Life

An Austin-area man who represented himself at trial for 13 jewel robberies and attempted robberies has been found guilty of multiple counts.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:42 PM CDT

3 From Oklahoma Family Killed in Texas Traffic Accident

3 From Oklahoma Family Killed in Texas Traffic Accident

Investigators say three relatives from Oklahoma died when their SUV bound for Houston rolled in a three-vehicle Central Texas wreck.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:32 PM CDT

Mike Collier Kicks Off Bid For Texas Lieutenant Governor

Mike Collier Kicks Off Bid For Texas Lieutenant Governor

A Texas Democratic Party's former finance chairman and a failed state comptroller candidate has formally launched his challenge of Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 09:49 PM CDT

Military Hero McRaven Having Trouble as Texas Chancellor

Military Hero McRaven Having Trouble as Texas Chancellor

American military hero Bill McRaven is running into political problems in Texas.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 09:44 PM CDT

10-Year-Old Texas Girl Drowns in Red River in Oklahoma

10-Year-Old Texas Girl Drowns in Red River in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 10-year-old Texas girl drowned in the Red River in southeastern Oklahoma.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 05:04 PM CDT

Corpus Christi Group Called Tacos Not Bombs Feeds Homeless

Corpus Christi Group Called Tacos Not Bombs Feeds Homeless

Every weekend a group of people from different walks of life gathers to feed the homeless in Corpus Christi.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:37 PM CDT

Man Convicted of Serial Jewel Heists to Support Lavish Life

Man Convicted of Serial Jewel Heists to Support Lavish Life

An Austin-area man who represented himself at trial for 13 jewel robberies and attempted robberies has been found guilty of multiple counts.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 03:33 PM CDT

$4.5M Judgment Against San Antonio School District Reversed

$4.5M Judgment Against San Antonio School District Reversed

A federal appeals court has thrown out a $4.5 million judgment against a San Antonio-area school district where a principal was convicted of molesting a student over several years.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:22 PM CDT

Oklahoma Victims Sue Over Shooter's Wrongful Prison Release

Oklahoma Victims Sue Over Shooter's Wrongful Prison Release

Victims of a fatal bank robbery in eastern Oklahoma are suing over the shooter's improper prison release.

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