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Death Row Inmate's Case Headed to US Appeals Court

Death Row Inmate's Case Headed to US Appeals Court

Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate set for execution next week have said they will ask a federal appeals court to halt the punishment, arguing the prisoner is too delusional for lethal injection.

Friday, Nov 28, 2014 at 08:57 AM CST

2 Men Charged with Pointing Laser at Helicopter

2 Men Charged with Pointing Laser at Helicopter

Authorities say they arrested two Amarillo men and charged them with pointing a laser at a DPS helicopter in June.

2 hours ago

Gunman Who Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings ID'd: Austin PD

Gunman Who Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings ID'd: Austin PD

A gunman, who attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at buildings in downtown Austin early Friday before he died, was identified as Larry McQuilliams, 50, Austin police said...

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 02:50 PM CST

Driver Injured in Central Texas Train Crash

Driver Injured in Central Texas Train Crash

A second train accident in Central Texas this week has left a 72-year-old man hospitalized.

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 10:04 PM CST

Now for Sale: 288 Sq. Ft. House for Just Under $50K

Now for Sale: 288 Sq. Ft. House for Just Under $50K

A 288-square-foot "tiny house" designed by Austin Community College is now on sale for just $49,800.

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 02:22 PM CST

Police: Burglar Left Keys Inside Neighbor's House

Police: Burglar Left Keys Inside Neighbor's House

San Antonio police say a man who may have stolen his neighbor's Sony PlayStation 3 gaming system left his keys inside the neighbor's house.

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Rare Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video

Rare Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video

A mysterious "black sea devil" anglerfish was videotaped in its natural habitat for the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute announced Wednesday.

Hot Dog Champ Eats 9.35 Pounds of Turkey to Win Contest

Hot Dog Champ Eats 9.35 Pounds of Turkey to Win Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

City's "Ugly" Christmas Tree Prompts Public Outcry

City's "Ugly" Christmas Tree Prompts Public Outcry

A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's spindly 50-foot spruce...

Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates

Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates

Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

Lost New Mexico Kitten Found 2,300 Miles Away in Maine

Lost New Mexico Kitten Found 2,300 Miles Away in Maine

A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. The female kitten, named Spice, was turned into the Animal Refuge League...

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