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Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 01:59 PM CDT

Plane Crash Lands Atop Houston Warehouse

Plane Crash Lands Atop Houston Warehouse

Authorities say a single-engine plane has crashed on the top of a Houston warehouse in an accident that left the pilot injured.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

Thousands Visit Houston for Organists' Convention

Thousands Visit Houston for Organists' Convention

More than 1,200 people are expected to visit Houston this week for the bi-annual American Guild of Organists national convention.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 08:11 AM CDT

Alligator Caught on Texas Beach Released

Alligator Caught on Texas Beach Released

An alligator caught by a fisherman in Surfside Beach, in Brazoria County, was released back into the wild Saturday. People at the beach said the 7-foot gator put up a big fight when a fisherman hooked him.

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 05:23 PM CDT

2 Killed, 1 Hurt in West Texas House Fire

2 Killed, 1 Hurt in West Texas House Fire

Investigators say two have died in a West Texas house fire that left another person hurt. The Callahan County Sheriff's Office says investigators are trying to determine the cause.

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 01:20 PM CDT

Pearland Police Say Boyfriend Faces Charges Over Child Death

Pearland Police Say Boyfriend Faces Charges Over Child Death

A Houston man has been arrested on charges of killing his girlfriend's toddler

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 12:58 PM CDT

Some Texas Legislators Ready For More Medical Marijuana Use

Some Texas Legislators Ready For More Medical Marijuana Use

Some Texas legislators would like to see more allowable uses for medical marijuana.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 03:01 PM CDT

Trucker Accused in 2014 Fatal Crash To Stand Trial

Trucker Accused in 2014 Fatal Crash To Stand Trial

The Texas truck driver accused of causing a 2014 crash that killed four members of a women's college softball team has been ordered to stand trial.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 02:27 PM CDT

School Leaders Urge Commissioner Not To Release Ratings

School Leaders Urge Commissioner Not To Release Ratings

Dozens of Houston-area superintendents are asking the state education commissioner to not trust academic rating of campuses.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 02:04 PM CDT

Restoration Complete on 300-Year-Old Sunken Ship

Restoration Complete on 300-Year-Old Sunken Ship

Restoration is complete on 300-year-old sunken ship that was carrying French colonists to America.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 11:26 PM CDT

Julian Castro: I'm Not Being Vetted For VP

Julian Castro: I'm Not Being Vetted For VP

U.S. Housing Secretary and Texan, Julian Castro, says he isn't being vetted as a potential running mate for Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

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Texas Man Won't Face Charges in Elite Sneaker Trade

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