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Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 04:49 PM CDT

Execution of Hit Man in 1992 Murder Plot Stayed

Execution of Hit Man in 1992 Murder Plot Stayed

A state appeals court has stayed Wednesday's scheduled execution of a convicted hit man in a murder-for-hire plot that left a San Antonio woman dead more than 23 years ago.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 05:17 PM CDT

Firefighter on Oregon Hike Located; 2nd Hiker Dies in Fall

Firefighter on Oregon Hike Located; 2nd Hiker Dies in Fall

Searchers say a Texas firefighter who went missing after splitting off from his friends during a hike in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland has been found and is doing fine.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 04:13 PM CDT

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart's court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 04:16 PM CDT

Study: Harris County's Death Penalty Cases Are Biased

Study: Harris County's Death Penalty Cases Are Biased

A Harvard Law School study reports that racial bias, over-aggressive prosecutions and inadequate representation for poor defendants plagues Harris County's handling of death penalty cases.

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 04:25 PM CDT

Kentucky's New Juvenile Justice Chief Oversaw Raid in Texas

Kentucky's New Juvenile Justice Chief Oversaw Raid in Texas

The man chosen by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration to run the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a retired Texas official who oversaw a 2008 raid on a polygamist sect, resulting in more than 400 children...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:41 PM CDT

Amarillo Officers Escort Fallen Officer's Kids to School

Amarillo Officers Escort Fallen Officer's Kids to School

Four-year-old Jackson Scherlen didn't have his father at his side on the first day of pre-K in Texas this week. But he did have about 20 of his father's brothers and sisters from the Amarillo Police Department...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 10:13 AM CDT

Texas Murder Suspect Arrested in Tulsa

Texas Murder Suspect Arrested in Tulsa

A man being linked to a Texas murder has been arrested while passing through Tulsa on a passenger bus.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:52 AM CDT

Confederate Inscription Removed at University of Texas

Confederate Inscription Removed at University of Texas

An inscription honoring the Confederacy has been removed from public display at the University of Texas in Austin.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 09:46 AM CDT

Dozens Treated in Austin for K2 Drug Use

Dozens Treated in Austin for K2 Drug Use

Investigators say emergency responders in downtown Austin have treated dozens of people who got sick after allegedly using synthetic marijuana.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 08:03 AM CDT

High School Football Scores: Aug. 25-27

High School Football Scores: Aug. 25-27

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 25-27.

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