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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:17 AM CDT

Balloon Crash Pilot Was as Impaired as a Drunk Driver: NTSB

Balloon Crash Pilot Was as Impaired as a Drunk Driver: NTSB

The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was probably impaired by Valium, opioids and cold and allergy medicine when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line,...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 05:19 PM CDT

Driver of Deadly Immigrant Smuggling Run Pleads Guilty

Driver of Deadly Immigrant Smuggling Run Pleads Guilty

The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 02:18 PM CDT

Texas Gov. Abbott's Removal of Exhibit Was Improper: Judge

Texas Gov. Abbott's Removal of Exhibit Was Improper: Judge

A federal judge has determined that Gov. Greg Abbott engaged in improper censorship when he ordered a mock Nativity scene be removed from the Capitol in 2015.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:01 PM CDT

First Waco Biker Trial Could Have Domino Effect on Others

First Waco Biker Trial Could Have Domino Effect on Others

There's heightened security at the courthouse in Waco as the trial begins for an alleged leader of the Bandidos biker gang in connection to the deadliest shootout between biker groups in U.S. history.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 02:12 PM CDT

Another Immigration Detention Center Planned for South Texas

Another Immigration Detention Center Planned for South Texas

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to open another detention center in South Texas for people apprehended entering the country illegally.

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