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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:30 PM CDT

Trump Administration May Back Texas Immigration Law: Lawyers

Trump Administration May Back Texas Immigration Law: Lawyers

Attorneys trying to halt a Texas law that would crackdown on "sanctuary cities" say the U.S. Justice Department has asked to weigh in on the case.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

Police: Louisiana Shootings Suspect may have Killed Himself

Police: Louisiana Shootings Suspect may have Killed Himself

Texas authorities say a man suspected of being involved in the fatal shootings of two Louisiana residents is dead and may have killed himself.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 04:12 PM CDT

10-Foot Alligator Roped, Wrangled Off East Texas Ranch

10-Foot Alligator Roped, Wrangled Off East Texas Ranch

A Texas rancher lassoed a 10-foot alligator and wranglers crawled atop the thrashing reptile's back after it got a little too close to the landowner's cattle.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 01:10 PM CDT

Houston Neighborhood Gets Gay Pride Crosswalk

Houston Neighborhood Gets Gay Pride Crosswalk

A Houston neighborhood now has a gay pride crosswalk, which means crossings along all four segments of an intersection in the Montrose area are rainbow-painted.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM CDT

Study: Oil, Gas Drilling Connected to Pollution, Earthquakes

Study: Oil, Gas Drilling Connected to Pollution, Earthquakes

A new study by a nonprofit science organization says oil and gas drilling in Texas is linked to pollution and earthquakes.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:17 PM CDT

South Texas Boy, 15, Charged in Death of Other Youth, 17

South Texas Boy, 15, Charged in Death of Other Youth, 17

Investigators say a 15-year-old San Antonio-area boy has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old male during a disturbance.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:57 AM CDT

Website Ranks Austin as 3rd Best US Place for Video Gamers

Website Ranks Austin as 3rd Best US Place for Video Gamers

A personal finance website is ranking a Florida city as the nation's best place for video gamers with Texas' state capitol coming in third.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM CDT

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal from Dallas Man on Death Row

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal from Dallas Man on Death Row

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Dallas man on death row for fatally shooting his cousin during a November 2000 robbery where a second person also was killed.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:19 AM CDT

Texas Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of 4-Year-Old Daughter

Texas Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of 4-Year-Old Daughter

Officials say a woman has been charged with capital murder in the stabbing death of her 4-year-old daughter at a Houston-area apartment complex.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 08:30 AM CDT

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

Investigators were suspicious in 2006 when they heard that a rural Texas judge was trying to exchange $450,000 in consecutively marked bills.

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