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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:36 AM CDT

Tyler Elected Official Indicted on Elderly Abuse Charge

Tyler Elected Official Indicted on Elderly Abuse Charge

An East Texas elected official is indicted on a felony elderly abuse charge over what investigators say was a dispute about setting up for communion at church.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:18 PM CDT

Texas Woman Accused of Shooting, Dismembering Boyfriend

Texas Woman Accused of Shooting, Dismembering Boyfriend

Police say a Houston-area woman has been arrested in Louisiana and accused of shooting her boyfriend and using a machete to dismember him and dump the body parts in Texas.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Unclear About Trump View on Young Immigrants

Gov. Abbott Unclear About Trump View on Young Immigrants

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has few words about President Donald Trump's plan for young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and living here illegally.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:12 AM CDT

AP Exclusive: Evidence of Spills at Toxic Site During Floods

AP Exclusive: Evidence of Spills at Toxic Site During Floods

The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:10 PM CDT

DPS Temporarily Ups Reward in Child's 1988 Cold Case Murder

DPS Temporarily Ups Reward in Child's 1988 Cold Case Murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety has temporarily increased the reward in the unsolved 1988 murder case of 7-year-old Courtney Clayton.

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