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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 09:42 AM CDT

'American Sniper' Legal Fight Resurfaces

'American Sniper' Legal Fight Resurfaces

The battle over "American Sniper," Chris Kyle's best-selling book may be heading back to court.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 08:51 AM CDT

Man Charged with 2012 Fatal Shooting of Wife

Man Charged with 2012 Fatal Shooting of Wife

A South Texas man has been arrested on a murder charge in the Christmas Eve 2012 fatal shooting of his wife in their San Antonio-area home. Bexar County court records show 57-year-old Ramiro Campos was indicted...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 08:37 AM CDT

Dad Drowns, Bystanders Save Daughter, 13, From River

Dad Drowns, Bystanders Save Daughter, 13, From River

Authorities say a 52-year-old South Texas man drowned while trying to rescue his 13-year-old daughter from the Llano River as they were fishing.

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.

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$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

A woman walking by a Jacksonville, North Carolina City Hall early Tuesay morning was startled by the young gator. Officials placed orange safety cones around it and brought in a wildlife specialist to remove the...

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.

Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

An officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for announcing at a concert that he had died of his injuries.

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

A man was arrested Monday evening in Campo, California, after discharging a shotgun when an animal control officer responded to an emu in distress outside his home, sheriff’s officials said.

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