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Fenves Formally Named President of UT

Fenves Formally Named President of UT

University of Texas System regents have formally appointed Greg Fenves as the new president for the flagship campus in Austin.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 03:59 PM CDT

Former Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting

Former Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting

A Harris County jury has found a former Pasadena police officer not guilty for shooting a 20-year-old man in the face during a traffic stop.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 04:04 PM CDT

Labor Group Seeks Rehiring of Workers at TX Wal-Mart

Labor Group Seeks Rehiring of Workers at TX Wal-Mart

A union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 03:23 PM CDT

Indiana Suspends DL Green After Arrest for Slap

Indiana Suspends DL Green After Arrest for Slap

Indiana has suspended redshirt junior defensive lineman Ralph Green III following his arrest on a preliminary misdemeanor battery charge after allegedly slapping a 20-year-old woman in the face.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 03:22 PM CDT

2 Border Patrol Agents Injured in Rio Grande Boat Collision

2 Border Patrol Agents Injured in Rio Grande Boat Collision

Officials say two U.S. Border Patrol agents were injured after being ejected from their boat when it collided with another boat in the Rio Grande.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 03:18 PM CDT

State Prosecutors: DPS Border Contract Case Shelved

State Prosecutors: DPS Border Contract Case Shelved

State public corruption prosecutors are sending a message just before the Texas Legislature possibly puts their office out of business.

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Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

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Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

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Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

It wasn't exactly what they were looking for, but police in New Jersey made a startling discovery Saturday while executing a search warrant: an alligator.

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

If it wasn't for the loud parties, the owner of a $2 million mansion in northwest Hillsborough County might have continued operating a training school for strippers next door to an exclusive gated community.

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

A New York City resident set's up a cat camera to keep tabs on her pets while she was away, and it unexpectedly catches a burglary in progress. The video shows the thief climbing up scaffolding to get to the...

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