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Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 11:43 AM CDT

Capital Murder Charge Against 17-Year-Old in Far-South Texas

Capital Murder Charge Against 17-Year-Old in Far-South Texas

Starr County District Attorney Omar Escobar says a 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with capital murder for the slaying of another 17-year-old from Rio Grande City in far South Texas.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 11:08 AM CDT

10 Arrested in Nacogdoches Vice Sting Operation

10 Arrested in Nacogdoches Vice Sting Operation

Ten people have been arrested in what police in Nacogdoches in East Texas say was a prostitution and human trafficking operation.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 10:37 AM CDT

San Antonio Officer Injured as SUV Plows Into Patrol Car

San Antonio Officer Injured as SUV Plows Into Patrol Car

A San Antonio police officer is hospitalized in stable condition after an SUV slammed into his patrol car while he was diverting traffic from another unrelated crash.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:56 AM CDT

Man Held for Carjacking Mail Truck in Houston

Man Held for Carjacking Mail Truck in Houston

Houston police say a man is in custody for carjacking a postal worker's mail truck.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:29 AM CDT

Man in Serious Condition After Fall Into Lake Travis

Man in Serious Condition After Fall Into Lake Travis

Central Texas authorities say a man is in serious and potentially life-threatening condition after falling from a cliff into Lake Travis.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 01:15 PM CDT

Law Scholars Urge Trump to Keep Program for Young Immigrants

Law Scholars Urge Trump to Keep Program for Young Immigrants

A group of legal scholars is urging President Donald Trump to keep a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:18 AM CDT

1 Arrest at San Antonio Rallies About Confederate Statue

1 Arrest at San Antonio Rallies About Confederate Statue

One person has been charged with misdemeanor assault and police say a second was detained but not charged after about 300 demonstrators showed up at competing rallies over the presence of a Confederate monument...

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 11:47 AM CDT

Predominantly Black Church Near Waco Vandalized

Predominantly Black Church Near Waco Vandalized

Authorities are investigating vandalism at a predominantly African-American church in Texas that included the use of ketchup and mustard to write "Satan" and the last name of President Donald Trump on its...

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:24 AM CDT

Texas Senate OKs Restricting Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Texas Senate OKs Restricting Insurance Coverage for Abortion

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who are decrying that no exception would be made in cases of rape or incest.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:25 AM CDT

Booming Texas Cities Feeling Stunted by Gov. Greg Abbott's

Booming Texas Cities Feeling Stunted by Gov. Greg Abbott's

Texas' big cities are booming like few places in the U.S., and mayors say Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is doing damage by trying to rein them in.

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Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car

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Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

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Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

Beachgoers Accidentally Kill Baby Dolphin in Spain

A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week. Images on Spanish media...

Call the Fashion Cops: 'Jorts-Wearing Bandit' Hits St. Louis

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Long-Lost Diamond Ring Turns Up on a Carrot

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