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Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 01:38 AM CDT

First Trial in 2015 Texas Biker Shootout Delayed

First Trial in 2015 Texas Biker Shootout Delayed

A judge on Friday postponed the first trial over a 2015 Central Texas gunfight involving rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead, 20 others hurt and more than 150 bikers charged.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:35 PM CDT

15 Percent of Women on UT Campus Report Being Raped

15 Percent of Women on UT Campus Report Being Raped

A $1.7 million multi-year survey of more than 28,000 University of Texas undergraduates reports that 15 percent of women reported being raped on the flagship Austin campus.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:02 PM CDT

Texas Unemployment for February Up Slightly to 4.9 Percent

Texas Unemployment for February Up Slightly to 4.9 Percent

The Texas unemployment rate in February rose slightly to reach 4.9 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:38 AM CDT

Rain Helps Firefighters Contain Panhandle Wildfire

Rain Helps Firefighters Contain Panhandle Wildfire

Stiff winds quickly spread a wildfire in the Texas Panhandle across 94 square miles before rain helped firefighters contain the flames.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:11 AM CDT

Woman Falsely Claims Sexual Assault by 3 Black Men: Police

Woman Falsely Claims Sexual Assault by 3 Black Men: Police

Police say an 18-year-old woman who burst into a church in northeast Texas and claimed she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three black males in ski masks has admitted she lied.

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