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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:50 PM CDT

Texas Woman Shot Daughters to Make Husband 'Suffer'

Texas Woman Shot Daughters to Make Husband 'Suffer'

Authorities say a Houston-area mother who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 11:57 AM CDT

Stepmother Gets 99 Years for Role in Boy's Death

Stepmother Gets 99 Years for Role in Boy's Death

A San Antonio woman has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for her role in the 2012 death of her neglected 5-year-old stepson.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:34 PM CDT

Remains of 2 Train Workers Found at Crash; 1 Missing

Remains of 2 Train Workers Found at Crash; 1 Missing

Three missing crew members from the two freight trains that collided head-on in the Texas Panhandle are presumed dead, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 04:18 PM CDT

911 Calls Capture Moments Surrounding Daughters' Shootings

911 Calls Capture Moments Surrounding Daughters' Shootings

Authorities on Tuesday released 911 calls that capture the panic in the home of a Houston-area mother before she killed her two daughters, as well as in the home of a neighbor after the shootings.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 08:19 PM CDT

3 More Women Join Federal Lawsuit Against Baylor University

3 More Women Join Federal Lawsuit Against Baylor University

Three more women have joined a federal lawsuit against Baylor University accusing the school of doing nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted on or near campus.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 07:01 PM CDT

Volkswagen to Pay Texas $50 Million in Civil Penalties

Volkswagen to Pay Texas $50 Million in Civil Penalties

State Attorney General Ken Paxton says Texas will get $50 million in civil penalties from Volkswagen as part of a multi-state settlement with the German automaker over allegations it cheated on emissions...

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Texas Man Won't Face Charges in Elite Sneaker Trade

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