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Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 02:06 PM CDT

Soldier Killed During Training Exercise at Fort Hood

Soldier Killed During Training Exercise at Fort Hood

Officials say a soldier has been killed while participating in medical helicopter evacuation training at a U.S. Army post in Texas.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 09:02 PM CDT

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Texas Deputy at Gas Station

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Texas Deputy at Gas Station

A man accused of fatally shooting a Texas sheriff's deputy at a gas station pleaded guilty Wednesday to capital murder and accepted a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 07:17 AM CDT

Willie Nelson, Raitt Headline Harvey Relief Benefit Concert

Willie Nelson, Raitt Headline Harvey Relief Benefit Concert

Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt are among the stars headlining a benefit concert next week to help Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 11:13 PM CDT

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule and Results

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule and Results

Allen High School once again tops the Associated Press Texas 6A high school football poll. The Eagles face Coppell on Friday night.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT

Equipment Blamed for Release of Galveston Wastewater Sludge

Equipment Blamed for Release of Galveston Wastewater Sludge

Experts blame equipment failure for the release of about 135,000 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:29 PM CDT

Harvey Losses Could Top $11B: FEMA

Harvey Losses Could Top $11B: FEMA

The head of the National Flood Insurance Program said Wednesday early estimates show Hurricane Harvey will result in about $11 billion in payouts to insured homeowners, mostly in southeast Texas.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:35 PM CDT

Monster Truck Used in Hurricane Harvey Rescues

Monster Truck Used in Hurricane Harvey Rescues

A Houston-area developer used his brother's monster truck to rescue people trapped in high water from Hurricane Harvey.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 12:24 PM CDT

Houston Home Sales Take 25 Percent Dip Due to Harvey

Houston Home Sales Take 25 Percent Dip Due to Harvey

Statistics from the Houston Association of Realtors show the Houston area's real estate market, which had been on track for a record year, has been hammered by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 10:26 PM CDT

Loaded Gun Found in East Texas School Bathroom

Loaded Gun Found in East Texas School Bathroom

Longview police are investigating a loaded gun found in the middle school bathroom.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 09:18 PM CDT

Rate of Texans Without Health Insurance Falls, Still Tops US

Rate of Texans Without Health Insurance Falls, Still Tops US

The number of people without health insurance in Texas continues to decline, but the state still has more residents without coverage than anywhere in the nation.

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