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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 01:53 PM CDT

Woman, 81, Found Dead After House Fire

Woman, 81, Found Dead After House Fire

Houston police say they are investigating after an 81-year-old woman was found dead following a house fire.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 01:51 PM CDT

AP Top 10 Football Schedule

AP Top 10 Football Schedule

Schedule for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Aug. 26-30.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:03 AM CDT

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

Frisco Texas A&M Student Dies at Frat Party, 4 Arrested

The death of a Texas A&M student from Frisco found unconscious Saturday morning during a party at the Sigma Nu fraternity house is under investigation, College Station police say.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:38 AM CDT

Body With Severed Head, Hands Found Burning

Body With Severed Head, Hands Found Burning

San Antonio police say a body without a head or hands was found burning in front of a dumpster in an apartment complex parking lot.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:26 PM CDT

Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender School Bathroom Order

Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender School Bathroom Order

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama administration's directive on transgender rules in school bathrooms.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:56 AM CDT

Tensions Rise at 'White Lives Matter' Protest

Tensions Rise at 'White Lives Matter' Protest

Dozens of protesters gathered outside a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People headquarters in Houston Sunday for a "White Lives Matter" rally. An increasing crowd prompted Houston police...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 01:58 PM CDT

Baylor Player Faces Discipline Over Dog Abuse Video

Baylor Player Faces Discipline Over Dog Abuse Video

A Baylor football player will be disciplined by the team after a shocking video published on Snapchat shows the student-athlete beating and kicking a dog, KXXV-TV in Waco reports.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 07:40 PM CDT

Texas Court Halts Execution of Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger

Texas Court Halts Execution of Man Who Didn't Pull Trigger

A court on Friday halted the execution of a Texas man who was scheduled to die for a fatal 1996 robbery in which he wasn't the person who pulled the trigger.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 01:39 PM CDT

TX Unemployment Rate for July Up Slightly to 4.6 Percent

TX Unemployment Rate for July Up Slightly to 4.6 Percent

The unemployment rate in Texas rose slightly in July to 4.6 percent, continuing a recent trend, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 01:27 PM CDT

Bats to Battle Zika in Texas

Bats to Battle Zika in Texas

As public concern about Zika continues, people are taking unusual precautions to prevent the disease. Many use bug spray and empty standing water, but now some people are keeping bat houses in their backyards...

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