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Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 07:41 PM CDT

Federal Judge in Texas Reprimanded for Misconduct Retires

Federal Judge in Texas Reprimanded for Misconduct Retires

A longtime federal judge in Texas who was reprimanded for making unwanted sexual advances has retired from the bench.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 01:04 PM CDT

Texas Tech Food Industry Center to Monitor Retail Meat

Texas Tech Food Industry Center to Monitor Retail Meat

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected a Texas Tech University center to monitor retail meat.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:25 AM CDT

Man Arrested in FW Charged in Fatal Shooting of A&M Student

Man Arrested in FW Charged in Fatal Shooting of A&M Student

College Station police say an Austin-area man arrested in Fort Worth has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a 21-year-old Texas A&M student killed at her off-campus apartment over the weekend.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 07:26 AM CDT

Man Chased By Deputies Drives to Jail

Man Chased By Deputies Drives to Jail

San Antonio police say a driver being pursued by officers refused to pull over and instead drove himself directly to jail.

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 02:49 PM CDT

Houston Woman Arrested in Stabbing Death of Mother

Houston Woman Arrested in Stabbing Death of Mother

Authorities say a 32-year-old woman was covered in blood when she was arrested in the apparent stabbing death of her mother.

Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 at 04:19 PM CDT

Fort Hood Sees Rising Number of Accidents Over Last Decade

Fort Hood Sees Rising Number of Accidents Over Last Decade

Records show there have been a rising number of accidents -- both large and small -- at Fort Hood over the last decade.

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 at 11:05 PM CDT

Rice Says Its Band May Have Gone 'Too Far' in Baylor Satire

Rice Says Its Band May Have Gone 'Too Far' in Baylor Satire

Rice officials say the university's Marching Owl Band may have gone too far in its satire of the sexual assault scandal at Baylor.

Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 at 09:26 PM CDT

Texas Governor Says Burns Were From Shower

Texas Governor Says Burns Were From Shower

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has spoken for the first time about how he incurred extensive severe burns on his lower legs and feet in July.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:50 PM CDT

Amazon Web Services Announces Plan for West Texas Wind Farm

Amazon Web Services Announces Plan for West Texas Wind Farm

A division of Amazon has unveiled plans for a more than 100-turbine wind farm in West Texas.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:48 PM CDT

Fort Worth Man on Death Row Set to Die in February

Fort Worth Man on Death Row Set to Die in February

A Fort Worth man condemned for smothering an 89-year-old man and robbing him of some $6,000 in 2004 has received an execution date.

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