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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

TX Police Chief Asked Woman to Expose Herself: Warrant

TX Police Chief Asked Woman to Expose Herself: Warrant

A South Texas police chief has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations that he asked a woman to show him her breasts in exchange for earning credit toward community service.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 03:01 PM CDT

Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing in June in Rockport

Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing in June in Rockport

Authorities say a man has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing last month of 43-year-old man in in Rockport, located along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 02:51 PM CDT

Officials: Texas Motorcyclist Fatally Strikes Child

Officials: Texas Motorcyclist Fatally Strikes Child

Authorities say a motorcyclist has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after fatally striking a 4-year-old boy playing on the side of the road in Southeast Texas.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 12:04 PM CDT

Cat Stolen from Texas Winery

Cat Stolen from Texas Winery

Texas winery says customers walked away with their beloved pet cat.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 10:04 AM CDT

Texas Braces for Wildfire Risk

Texas Braces for Wildfire Risk

Concerns are growing across the state of Texas as temperatures move closer to the century mark and conditions remain dry.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 02:07 PM CDT

Poll: US-Mexico Border Residents Feel Ignored, Oppose Wall

Poll: US-Mexico Border Residents Feel Ignored, Oppose Wall

A new poll suggests residents along the U.S.-Mexico border are feeling ignored in the midst of the U.S. presidential election.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 01:38 PM CDT

Former Alamo Library to be Used for Exhibits

Former Alamo Library to be Used for Exhibits

The Alamo's mid-20th-century library building is being turned into exhibit space that could open to visitors as early as this winter.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM CDT

Family, Church Mark Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death

Family, Church Mark Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death

Family members used a church candle-lighting to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 09:50 AM CDT

Man Killed in Home Invasion: Houston Police

Man Killed in Home Invasion: Houston Police

Houston police say a group of men forced their way into a home and then shot to death a man after locking his sister in a bedroom.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 09:36 AM CDT

Funeral Set for Texas Police Officer Killed in Chase

Funeral Set for Texas Police Officer Killed in Chase

The funeral is set for a Houston-area police officer killed after crashing his motorcycle while pursuing two shoplifting suspects in a car.

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