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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:18 PM CDT

Senate Approves Bill Making Abusing a Dead Body a Felony

Senate Approves Bill Making Abusing a Dead Body a Felony

The Texas Senate has approved a bill making abusing a dead body a felony punishable by at least six months in jail.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:02 PM CDT

1 Dead after Twin-Engine Plane Crashes into Pond

1 Dead after Twin-Engine Plane Crashes into Pond

Authorities say a twin-engine airplane has crashed into a Central Texas pond after the pilot reported engine-related trouble and a possible fire.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:32 AM CDT

Airman from Texas Struck, Killed By New York City Subway

Airman from Texas Struck, Killed By New York City Subway

Air Force officials in New Jersey have identified an airman from Texas who was struck and killed by a subway in New York City.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:54 AM CDT

TX-Bound United Plane Makes 'Terrifying' Emergency Landing

TX-Bound United Plane Makes 'Terrifying' Emergency Landing

A Texas-bound United Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines overheated while flying over the Pacific Ocean, passengers say.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:39 PM CDT

1 Killed as Gunfire Erupts Inside Texas Fast Food Restaurant

1 Killed as Gunfire Erupts Inside Texas Fast Food Restaurant

Gunfire erupted in a Houston-area fast food restaurant Monday night, leaving one person dead and two others wounded.

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