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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 02:57 PM CDT

Emergency Preparedness Items are Tax Free This Weekend

Emergency Preparedness Items are Tax Free This Weekend

This weekend, midnight Saturday to midnight Monday, is Texas' annual Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 02:19 PM CDT

Teen Fatally Shot in Game of Russian Roulette

Teen Fatally Shot in Game of Russian Roulette

Police south of Houston say a teenage boy was shot and killed after he pulled a revolver at a city park and suggested to friends they play Russian roulette.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:56 AM CDT

Dallas Has Highest Gas Prices in TX: Survey

Dallas Has Highest Gas Prices in TX: Survey

Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up at average 2 cents per gallon this week.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 09:26 AM CDT

It's an Orca! Last Killer Whale is Born at a SeaWorld Park

It's an Orca! Last Killer Whale is Born at a SeaWorld Park

The last orca whale bred in captivity at a SeaWorld park is here, after the decision to stop breeding just over a year ago.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:14 AM CDT

Texas Woman Sues Blue Bell After Becoming 'Violently Ill'

Texas Woman Sues Blue Bell After Becoming 'Violently Ill'

A Texas mom is suing Blue Bell Creameries, claiming she contracted listeria after eating contaminated ice cream, according to reports.

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The Real Origin of '420'

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Mystery in C: Who Stashed Gold Inside a British Piano?

Mystery in C: Who Stashed Gold Inside a British Piano?

British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money. The school that owns the piano and the...

Alligator Found in Texas Neighborhood

Alligator Found in Texas Neighborhood

An unwelcome and very large visitor fought removal from a Fort Bend County, Texas home. Sheriff's deputies got the call when someone spotted this gargantuan gator outside a home south of Houston. She fought the...

Loud Sex Sounds Interrupt Pro Tennis Match in Florida

Loud Sex Sounds Interrupt Pro Tennis Match in Florida

An outdoor professional tennis match in Florida came to a brief halt amid sounds of loud sex.

Giant Easter Gator Breaks Into Family’s Porch

Giant Easter Gator Breaks Into Family’s Porch

A 9-foot alligator gave a South Carolina family a scare Easter morning, but they managed to capture it all on video. Homeowner Steve Polston says they thought someone was breaking into their house when they...

National Animal Cracker Day: Fun Facts

National Animal Cracker Day: Fun Facts

April 18 is National Animal Cracker Day. Here are some fun and surprising facts about the sweet treats.

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