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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 11:04 PM CST

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 09:17 PM CST

Cleaning Begins for Famed Houston Astrodome

Cleaning Begins for Famed Houston Astrodome

Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston's famed Astrodome.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 08:57 PM CST

Amie's 2 TDs help Waskom to 3A Division II Crown

Amie's 2 TDs help Waskom to 3A Division II Crown

Chan Amie scored touchdowns on an 88-yard kickoff return and a 5-yard run as Waskom beat Newton 41-22 to take the Class 3A Division II championship.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 06:19 PM CST

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Gov. Rick Perry still wants his name out there for 2016, but not etched into a certain building.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 05:48 PM CST

Schafer, Cook Lead Canadian to 2A Division I Crown

Schafer, Cook Lead Canadian to 2A Division I Crown

Tanner Schafer threw two touchdown passes and Chance Cook ran for two more as Canadian beat Mason 34-7 to win the Class 2A Division I state championship Thursday.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:52 PM CST

Man Charged With Killing, Stuffing Wife in Fridge

Man Charged With Killing, Stuffing Wife in Fridge

Houston police have charged a 38-year-old man with murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife, whose body was found rotting in a disabled refrigerator.

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Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, though her story has a happy ending — two decades later.

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a central Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys. The men - 30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree - were arrested Tuesday on grand...

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Bull Poop

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Bull Poop

The creators of the popular game Cards Against Humanity, protested Black Friday by removing their products from their website and instead only offering one item—a box of “Bulls*@t” for $6. The box, which quickly

Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

If you think you've spotted low-flying black helicopters around Downtown Dallas in recent days, you likely have.

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over an incident now dubbed "nut rage," The Associated Press reported.

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