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Woman Burned Setting Estranged Husband's Car on Fire

Woman Burned Setting Estranged Husband's Car on Fire

Authorities say a Bexar County woman slashed the tires of her estranged husband's vehicle before pouring gasoline on it and lighting it on fire.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 06:45 AM CDT

Texas Tech Football Player Injured in Shooting

Texas Tech Football Player Injured in Shooting

Police say Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant was released from the hospital Sunday after being injured in an off-campus shooting.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 11:44 AM CDT

Authorities Assess Riot Damage Following WVU Win

Authorities Assess Riot Damage Following WVU Win

Morgantown authorities are assessing damage from riots that broke out following West Virginia's 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 08:22 AM CDT

High School Football Scores: Oct. 16-18

High School Football Scores: Oct. 16-18

Here are the sorted high school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 16-18, 2014.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:39 PM CDT

Officials Say 24 Arrested in South Texas Drug Ring

Officials Say 24 Arrested in South Texas Drug Ring

Officials say 24 people have been arrested in connection with a drug ring operating in several south Texas cities.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:13 PM CDT

Trooper: 2 Dead, 2 Injured in ETX Crash

Trooper: 2 Dead, 2 Injured in ETX Crash

East Texas authorities say two people have died and two others have been injured after a motorcycle slammed into the back of an SUV.

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Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail

Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city. St. Petersburg police said Friday that they arrested...

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth. The homeowner had the money stored in six or seven red plastic Folgers coffee...

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

Snakes on a plane? Fuggedaboutit. In New York City, surprised subway riders discovered two snakes on a train. Eric Hertzog said he got on the C train at Canal Street this week and saw the man with the

Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Granite City, Illinois, police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number. Delores Gavin said a FedEx delivery man left the snake at her front...

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

An El Paso middle school football player has discovered a human skull while cleaning a pauper cemetery as part of a community service project.

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