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Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 09:10 PM CDT

Texas Man Found Fatally Shot in Southeast Oklahoma City

Texas Man Found Fatally Shot in Southeast Oklahoma City

Police say a 21-year-old Texas man has been found fatally shot in southeast Oklahoma City. Officer Megan Morgan says officers responding to a reported shooting about 10:30 p.m. Monday found Jesus Fernandez of El...

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 08:59 PM CDT

Texas Man Wanted for Traffic Fatals in 2000 Found in Mexico

Texas Man Wanted for Traffic Fatals in 2000 Found in Mexico

A former Texas corrections officer wanted in Nueces County for intoxicated manslaughter for nearly 15 years has been found living in Mexico.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 08:20 PM CDT

Supreme Court Blocks Lower Court Rulings on Texas Districts

Supreme Court Blocks Lower Court Rulings on Texas Districts

A divided Supreme Court is blocking lower court rulings that ordered Texas to redraw some congressional and legislative districts.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 03:35 PM CDT

Judge Recused in Fourth Waco Biker Case

Judge Recused in Fourth Waco Biker Case

A local judge has been removed from another trial stemming from the deadly shootout between bikers and police in Waco, Texas, that resulted in more than 150 arrests.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 03:33 PM CDT

Toddler's Body Found After Boats Collide

Toddler's Body Found After Boats Collide

Authorities say the body of a 1-year-old boy who went missing after two boats collided on a Lubbock-area lake has been recovered.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:10 PM CDT

Border Agents Detain Shielded Immigrants at Texas Checkpoint

Border Agents Detain Shielded Immigrants at Texas Checkpoint

A congressman says nine people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was improperly detained at a Border Patrol checkpoint in South Texas.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 09:23 PM CDT

Thursday Burial for Texas Sailor Killed on USS John McCain

Thursday Burial for Texas Sailor Killed on USS John McCain

A burial service with military honors is set for Thursday for a Texas sailor killed when his ship, the USS John McCain, collided with an oil tanker last month near Singapore.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 08:11 PM CDT

Houston Mayor Wants Tax Increase to Help With Harvey Costs

Houston Mayor Wants Tax Increase to Help With Harvey Costs

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants Houston property owners to chip in with higher taxes to help the city recover from Hurricane Harvey.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 09:39 PM CDT

Harvey's Flooding Blamed in Major Gasoline Spill in Texas

Harvey's Flooding Blamed in Major Gasoline Spill in Texas

Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters triggered a spill of almost a half-million gallons of gasoline from two storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel, marking the largest spill reported to date from a storm...

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 10:10 AM CDT

Car-Centric Houston Struggles After Loss of Countless Autos

Car-Centric Houston Struggles After Loss of Countless Autos

More than a week after Harvey slammed Houston, wreckers are still hauling cars and trucks from flooded neighborhoods to dealerships or to vast fields where insurance adjusters can assess the damage.

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