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Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 09:03 PM CST

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

TX Family Pushes for Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's Suicide

Family members of a Houston-area high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:51 PM CST

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

Texas Girl, 7, Killed in School Van Crash

A 7-year-old girl killed in a crash involving her school van has been identified as the daughter of a local sheriff's deputy.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 07:30 AM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 09:22 PM CST

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Pipe

A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:29 AM CST

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Plead Guilty to Smuggling Immigrants

Prosecutors say two Fort Bliss soldiers face up to 10-year prison terms for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint.

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