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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:58 PM CDT

Swords, Daggers and Machetes Soon Legal to Carry in Texas

Swords, Daggers and Machetes Soon Legal to Carry in Texas

A new law on knives in Texas means long knives like swords, daggers and even machetes soon will be legal to carry in public.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 07:59 PM CDT

Texas Man Killed in New Mexico When SUV Hits His Motorcycle

Texas Man Killed in New Mexico When SUV Hits His Motorcycle

New Mexico State Police say a Texas man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Officials Say Parents of Malnourished 5-Year-Old Arrested

Officials Say Parents of Malnourished 5-Year-Old Arrested

Odessa police say the parents of a 5-year-old boy with Down syndrome were arrested after he was found to be severely malnourished and bruised.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 08:46 AM CDT

IBM Fighting Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

IBM Fighting Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

IBM is taking out full-page advertisements in Texas newspapers opposing the state's proposed legislation that would limit which restrooms transgender people can use.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:03 PM CDT

Feds Investigate Role of Products in Teen's Bathtub Death

Feds Investigate Role of Products in Teen's Bathtub Death

Federal safety regulators are investigating the death of a Texas teenager who is suspected to have died from electrocution in New Mexico after her plugged-in cellphone made its way into the bathtub she was in.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:55 PM CDT

Police: Texas Officer Argued on Phone as Son Drowned in Tub

Police: Texas Officer Argued on Phone as Son Drowned in Tub

Authorities say an El Paso police officer is charged with criminally negligent homicide after he left his infant son unattended in a bathtub with the water running while he argued with his wife.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:41 AM CDT

Texas Utility CEO Given $1.1M Payout After Criticizing Board

Texas Utility CEO Given $1.1M Payout After Criticizing Board

The former chief executive of a nonprofit, Texas-based electric cooperative, one of the largest in the country, was awarded about $1.1 million to resign his post after previously accusing board members of...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:03 AM CDT

Trial Ordered for Texas Detective Whose Gun Used in Suicide

Trial Ordered for Texas Detective Whose Gun Used in Suicide

A judge has ordered an Austin police detective to stand trial on claims she was criminally negligent in a case that could ultimately address to what lengths gun owners must go to secure their firearms.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:17 PM CDT

Effort to Bring Water to Texas-New Mexico Border

Effort to Bring Water to Texas-New Mexico Border

The U.S. government is funneling another $5 million to a pipeline project aimed at bringing billions of gallons of water a year to parts of eastern New Mexico.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:47 AM CDT

Mars Mission Astronauts Rehearse Water Landings Off Texas

Mars Mission Astronauts Rehearse Water Landings Off Texas

NASA astronauts training for a possible mission to Mars have been practicing water maneuvers in a mock-up Orion space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico.

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