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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:03 AM CDT

Texas Tech Shooting Suspect Had Stolen Gun

Texas Tech Shooting Suspect Had Stolen Gun

The 19-year-old Texas Tech University student charged with murder in the shooting death of a campus police officer used a gun he brought into the police station.

Border Wall Plans Put Butterfly Sanctuaries at Risk

Border Wall Plans Put Butterfly Sanctuaries at Risk

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 01:09 PM CDT

Owens Corning to Close Maine Plant, Move to Texas

Owens Corning to Close Maine Plant, Move to Texas

A global insulation company is closing its plant in Brunswick, Maine, in order to relocate operations.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:52 PM CDT

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule and Results

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule and Results

Top-ranked Allen hosts Plano and Aledo goes on the road to Azle as the top teams in the Associated Press Texas high school football poll look to stay undefeated.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 07:15 AM CDT

UT Torchlight Parade Axed in Wake of Racial Tensions

UT Torchlight Parade Axed in Wake of Racial Tensions

The torchlight parade, a University of Texas tradition for decades, has been canceled this year.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 06:47 AM CDT

Texas Tech Police Had Warning of Armed Student

Texas Tech Police Had Warning of Armed Student

A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical."

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 08:52 PM CDT

Teen Detained After Crossing Border Fights to Have Abortion

Teen Detained After Crossing Border Fights to Have Abortion

Advocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S....

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 04:34 PM CDT

Jury Selection Starts in Texas Trial Over Biker Shootings

Jury Selection Starts in Texas Trial Over Biker Shootings

Jury selection is underway in the first trial stemming from a deadly 2015 shootout between bikers and police at a Central Texas restaurant.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 07:27 PM CDT

San Antonio School Officials Rename Lee High School

San Antonio School Officials Rename Lee High School

Officials at a San Antonio school district have voted to rename a high school because of its ties to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, though one trustee says it doesn't change much.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

Texas Democrats Apologize for 'Campus Carry' Tweet

The Texas Democratic Party is apologizing for a tweet that linked the state's "campus carry" law to the arrest of a Texas Tech University student in the fatal shooting of a campus police officer.

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