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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT

2 Convicted Texas 10 Most Wanted Felons Arrested

2 Convicted Texas 10 Most Wanted Felons Arrested

Two convicted felons on separate Texas 10 Most Wanted lists are back in custody.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 03:23 PM CDT

Houston Rockets Owner Alexander Is Selling Team, CEO Says

Houston Rockets Owner Alexander Is Selling Team, CEO Says

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is selling the team.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 01:33 PM CDT

8 Hurt in 10-Vehicle Wreck During West Texas Dust Storm

8 Hurt in 10-Vehicle Wreck During West Texas Dust Storm

Authorities blame a West Texas dust storm for a 10-vehicle pileup that left eight people hurt, including one traveler in critical condition.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 01:32 PM CDT

Texas Police Investigate Deadly High-Speed Chase

Texas Police Investigate Deadly High-Speed Chase

Texas police are investigating the deaths of two men involved in a high-speed pursuit that ended when their truck crashed into a concrete pillar and burst into flames.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:35 PM CDT

70-Year-Old Army Veteran Fired for Confronting Shoplifters

70-Year-Old Army Veteran Fired for Confronting Shoplifters

A 70-year-old Army veteran has been fired from a Houston-area Home Depot after trying to stop suspected shoplifters from taking thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise. KTRK-TV in Houston reports that Jim...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:03 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Addresses Special Session Key Issues

Gov. Abbott Addresses Special Session Key Issues

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke Monday, a day before the Legislative Special Session kicks off in Austin.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:11 PM CDT

San Antonio Officer Kills Man During Domestic Violence Call

San Antonio Officer Kills Man During Domestic Violence Call

A San Antonio police officer fatally shot a man after investigators say the suspect had a gun and allegedly threatened to kill a 15-year-old girl.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 09:17 AM CDT

Texas Gov. Abbott Has $41M, No Major Challenger for 2018

Texas Gov. Abbott Has $41M, No Major Challenger for 2018

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is starting his re-election bid with nearly $41 million on hand and still no major challenger for 2018.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 07:45 AM CDT

8 Charged With Rioting Inside Texas Mall

8 Charged With Rioting Inside Texas Mall

Police have arrested eight people on riot charges after a weekend fight at a Central Texas mall.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 09:35 PM CDT

2nd Person Arrested in Killing of 79-Year-Old Texas Woman

2nd Person Arrested in Killing of 79-Year-Old Texas Woman

Police say a second person has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing and beating of a 79-year-old Houston-area woman earlier this month.

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