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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:45 AM CDT

11 Arrested in South Texas Human Smuggling Sting

11 Arrested in South Texas Human Smuggling Sting

Nearly a dozen people have been arrested in an alleged South Texas human smuggling ring operating since March.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:12 AM CDT

Argument Sparks Shooting That Left 4 Dead

Argument Sparks Shooting That Left 4 Dead

Police say last weekend's fatal shooting of four people at a Central Texas apartment complex began with an argument between the gunman and his girlfriend.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:58 PM CDT

S. TX Border Patrol Agents Save Nearly 40 immigrants

S. TX Border Patrol Agents Save Nearly 40 immigrants

Law enforcement officers have saved nearly 40 immigrants from the blistering South Texas heat but found another man dead.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:51 PM CDT

Gang Member on TX 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught

Gang Member on TX 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught

A convicted sex offender and gang member on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Houston.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:23 PM CDT

102-Year-Old Texas Woman Stalked, Robbed

102-Year-Old Texas Woman Stalked, Robbed

A 102-year-old woman was attacked and robbed at gunpoint in the garage of her Houston home.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 12:42 PM CDT

$108M Later, Port of Houston Gives Up on Cruise Ships

$108M Later, Port of Houston Gives Up on Cruise Ships

Commissioners who run the Port of Houston have given up the idea of using the site as a cruise ship base after spending $108 million on the project since 1999.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:34 PM CDT

Texas Attorney General Took Gifts Despite Office Rules: AP

Texas Attorney General Took Gifts Despite Office Rules: AP

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted $100,000 from the head of a company his office was investigating for Medicaid fraud despite internal rules at his agency that prohibit such gifts.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:30 AM CDT

William Reece's Bond Denied in Slaying of Oklahoma Teen

William Reece's Bond Denied in Slaying of Oklahoma Teen

A judge has denied bond for a man charged in the 1997 kidnapping and killing of an Oklahoma woman.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM CDT

Sole Finalist to Lead Houston Schools Selected

Sole Finalist to Lead Houston Schools Selected

A California educator has been named sole finalist to lead the largest public school system in Texas.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:11 AM CDT

Circus Acrobats Marry on Tightrope During Show

Circus Acrobats Marry on Tightrope During Show

Two circus acrobats tied the knot on a tightrope during a performance in Houston.

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