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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:21 PM CDT

Texas Woman Takes $1.4M from Michelin to Keep Company Afloat

Texas Woman Takes $1.4M from Michelin to Keep Company Afloat

Federal prosecutors say a Texas woman has admitted stealing $1.4 million from Michelin in an attempt to keep the tire testing company she worked for in business.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 02:28 PM CDT

Perry Touts Energy Exports, Awaits Study on Electric Grid

Perry Touts Energy Exports, Awaits Study on Electric Grid

The Trump administration is pushing for increased exports of natural gas and other energy sources as it seeks U.S. "energy dominance" in the global market, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 02:03 PM CDT

Ex-Corrections Officer in Texas Sentenced for Taking Bribes

Ex-Corrections Officer in Texas Sentenced for Taking Bribes

A South Texas man has been sentenced to prison for accepting bribes as a corrections officer to smuggle contraband into a federal prison facility.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:40 PM CDT

Texas Legislature Begins Hustling to Revive 'Bathroom Bill'

Texas Legislature Begins Hustling to Revive 'Bathroom Bill'

The Texas Legislature has opened its special session with Republicans vowing to pass a transgender "bathroom bill" and other conservative priorities in record time and outnumbered Democrats trying to stall.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:18 PM CDT

Texas Officials Warn of Increase in Food-Borne Illness

Texas Officials Warn of Increase in Food-Borne Illness

State health officials are warning of an increase in Texas in the number of people who've contracted a food-borne illness often linked to imported produce.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:19 PM CDT

Baby Elephant Makes Debut at Houston Zoo

Baby Elephant Makes Debut at Houston Zoo

The newest resident at the Houston Zoo made its public debut Monday. Crowds gathered to see the baby elephant named Joy. The 300 lbs. Asian elephant was born July 12.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 08:26 PM CDT

UT Campus Stabbing Suspect Indicted on Murder Count

UT Campus Stabbing Suspect Indicted on Murder Count

A Texas grand jury has returned a murder indictment against a man accused of stabbing four students, one fatally, at the University of Texas.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:03 PM CDT

Feds Taking Over Texas National Guard Mission Along Border

Feds Taking Over Texas National Guard Mission Along Border

The billions of dollars that Texas has spent on border security in recent years will no longer include a lengthy Texas National Guard deployment.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 07:09 AM CDT

Transgender Texan Posts Photo with Gov. Abbott to Decry Bill

Transgender Texan Posts Photo with Gov. Abbott to Decry Bill

A transgender Texan has posted an all-smiles picture with Gov. Greg Abbott to protest a "bathroom bill" that state lawmakers will again consider during a special legislative session beginning Tuesday.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 03:34 PM CDT

2 Groups Sue Feds for Extending Anglers' Red Snapper Season

2 Groups Sue Feds for Extending Anglers' Red Snapper Season

Two environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for stretching the red snapper season for recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico.

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