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Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 04:23 PM CDT

Mexican Cartel Leader, 34, Gets 7 Life Terms in US Prison

Mexican Cartel Leader, 34, Gets 7 Life Terms in US Prison

Prosecutors in Texas say an assassin and gun runner for Mexico's violent Zetas drug cartel must serve seven consecutive life terms in a U.S. prison.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 02:58 PM CDT

Police Shoot Man in Domestic Violence Case

Police Shoot Man in Domestic Violence Case

A Texas police officer has fatally shot a suspect in a domestic violence case after investigators say the man pointed a handgun at officers.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 03:06 PM CDT

Texas Man, 57, Gets 30 Years for 11th DWI Conviction

Texas Man, 57, Gets 30 Years for 11th DWI Conviction

A South Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for what prosecutors say was his 11th drunken driving conviction.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 09:28 AM CDT

Feds Agree to Study Effects of Traps on Endangered Ocelots

Feds Agree to Study Effects of Traps on Endangered Ocelots

The federal government has agreed to study how to prevent its predator elimination program from inadvertently killing an endangered wild cat living in Arizona and Texas.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 07:46 AM CDT

Austin Food Truck Charity Serves Clinics

Austin Food Truck Charity Serves Clinics

A Texas woman uses her food truck to raise money for charity.

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