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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:50 PM CDT

George HW Bush to Attend First Event Since Hospital Release

George HW Bush to Attend First Event Since Hospital Release

Former President George H. W. Bush plans to make his first public event appearance since he was released from a Houston hospital last month.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 07:27 PM CDT

Hearse Stolen in Brazos County, Body Dumped Near Road

Hearse Stolen in Brazos County, Body Dumped Near Road

Authorities say someone stole a hearse in Bryan and dumped the body on the side of a road Friday morning.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:10 PM CDT

United to Refund $200 Overweight Bag Charge to Texas Soldier

United to Refund $200 Overweight Bag Charge to Texas Soldier

A Texas Army National Guard officer returning home after nearly two years deployed to Afghanistan says he had to pay United Airlines $200 because his military bag was overweight.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:11 PM CDT

2 Hurt in Unrelated Incidents on Southwest Airlines Flight

2 Hurt in Unrelated Incidents on Southwest Airlines Flight

Two people aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from North Carolina to Houston's Hobby Airport have been treated for unrelated medical issues.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT

Texas 8th Grader Wins National Geographic Bee

Texas 8th Grader Wins National Geographic Bee

A 14-year-old 8th grader from Texas with an impressive knowledge of rivers, mountain ranges, borders and cultures has won this year's National Geographic Bee. Pranay Varada of Irving, Texas, won Wednesday after...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 08:11 AM CDT

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

A Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:09 AM CDT

Car Driver in Deadly Texas Bus Crash Was Intoxicated

Car Driver in Deadly Texas Bus Crash Was Intoxicated

Authorities say the driver of a car was intoxicated when it was involved in a December crash that killed a person aboard a bus carrying West Texas high school cheerleaders.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:05 PM CDT

Texas State Senator Indicted on Multiple Felonies

Texas State Senator Indicted on Multiple Felonies

A federal grand jury in San Antonio has issued multiple felony fraud charges against a Texas state senator from a border district.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:12 AM CDT

Texas Moving to Exclude 'Dreamers' From College Work-Study

Texas Moving to Exclude 'Dreamers' From College Work-Study

Texas legislators are seeking to deny work-study aid to immigrants attending public college under a temporary residency permit, a move that starkly contrasts with a policy enacted 16 years ago that positioned...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 04:33 PM CDT

Former President George H.W. Bush in Maine for the Summer

Former President George H.W. Bush in Maine for the Summer

It's a sure sign that summer is on its way: Former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara are back in Maine.

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Two Japanese Melons Sell For About $13,500

Two Japanese Melons Sell For About $13,500

A pair of Japanese Yubari cantaloupe melons were sold for about $13,500 at the first auction of the harvest season in Sapporo. The Yubari melons are known for their perfect proportions and are often given as...

Airborne Jeep Slams Into Occupied Home

Airborne Jeep Slams Into Occupied Home

A Jeep flew into the side of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, duplex Thursday morning, to the disbelief of a tenant who was sleeping inside. 

Girl Snatched Off Pier by Sea Lion Treated for 'Seal Finger'

Girl Snatched Off Pier by Sea Lion Treated for 'Seal Finger'

The family of the Canadian girl who was snatched off a pier by a sea lion last weekend is speaking out for the first time, announcing that she is being for a related infection known as “seal finger,” NBC News...

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

New 'Soundwave' Tattoos Can Talk, Play Music

What if tattoos could talk? That's what Nate Siggard, CEO and founder of Skin Motion, is trying to do with his soundwave tattoo app. It works like this: users can upload sounds and voices to the app, creating...

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

Couple Uses McDonald's Nugget to Catch Record Bass

A couple recently caught a largemouth bass weighing 10.802 pounds at Highview Marina in Ennis County using a McDonald's chicken nugget and a fishing rod. The fish, measuring 24.5 inches long, was released...

Shocking Video Shows Sea Lion Snatch Girl From Pier

Shocking Video Shows Sea Lion Snatch Girl From Pier

A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. It happened Saturday in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb. University student...

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