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Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 10:12 AM CDT

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Importing Deer

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Importing Deer

A Mississippi man has pleaded not guilty to charges of live transportation of white-tailed deer from Texas to Mississippi, a violation of state and federal laws.

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 10:05 AM CDT

Houston Officials Crack Down On Use of Synthetic Drugs

Houston Officials Crack Down On Use of Synthetic Drugs

Officials say they'll ramp up enforcement efforts at Houston parks and other "hot spots" after more than a dozen people were hospitalized after using a synthetic drug.

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 09:17 AM CDT

Young Girls Lead Police on Chase in Grandma's Car

Young Girls Lead Police on Chase in Grandma's Car

Authorities say a 12-year-old girl took her grandmother's car for a joyride with her 7-year-old sister, striking other vehicles as she led police on a high-speed chase north of Houston.

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 07:23 AM CDT

New Video Shows Wreckage of Panhandle Train Collision

New Video Shows Wreckage of Panhandle Train Collision

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is urging the railroad industry "to move as fast" as it possibly can to put new safety technology called positive train control systems into operation. His comments...

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 07:26 AM CDT

TX Abortions Fell Sharply Under Law Supreme Court Voided

TX Abortions Fell Sharply Under Law Supreme Court Voided

Abortions in Texas plummet about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 09:34 PM CDT

Texas Abortion Dropped 15 Percent After Now Overturned Law

Texas Abortion Dropped 15 Percent After Now Overturned Law

Abortions in Texas plummeted 15 percent a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down.

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$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

Gator Caught Outside Of City Hall

A woman walking by a Jacksonville, North Carolina City Hall early Tuesay morning was startled by the young gator. Officials placed orange safety cones around it and brought in a wildlife specialist to remove the...

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.

Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

Chesney Calls Apologizes for Saying Officer Died

An officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for announcing at a concert that he had died of his injuries.

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

A man was arrested Monday evening in Campo, California, after discharging a shotgun when an animal control officer responded to an emu in distress outside his home, sheriff’s officials said.

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