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Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 02:41 PM CDT

Instructor, Student Eject from T-45 Trainer Before Crash

Instructor, Student Eject from T-45 Trainer Before Crash

An instructor and a student ejected themselves from a military jet before it crashed in a South Texas field during a training flight from Naval Air Station Kingsville.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 06:49 PM CDT

94 Percent of Texas School Districts Meet Academic Standard

94 Percent of Texas School Districts Meet Academic Standard

Nearly 94 percent of districts and around 88 percent of public schools in Texas have met minimum education standards in the final year before shifting to an A-F letter grade accountability system.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 10:46 AM CDT

Texas Medicaid Eases Access to Free Mosquito Repellent

Texas Medicaid Eases Access to Free Mosquito Repellent

Texas is no longer requiring pregnant women on Medicaid to get a prescription before receiving free mosquito repellent amid worries over Zika.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 12:05 AM CDT

7 Injured in Flash Fire at Texas Refinery: Authorities

7 Injured in Flash Fire at Texas Refinery: Authorities

Authorities say seven people have been injured in a flash fire at a Southeast Texas oil refinery.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 10:17 AM CDT

7-Month-Old Dies in Hot Car in Central Texas Parking Lot

7-Month-Old Dies in Hot Car in Central Texas Parking Lot

A 7-month-old boy has died after being left in a hot car in a San Antonio-area department store parking lot.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 at 12:30 AM CDT

Texas Deputy Found Dead at His Home Killed Himself

Texas Deputy Found Dead at His Home Killed Himself

Investigators have determined that a Texas sheriff's deputy found dead at his home after notifying dispatchers of prowlers in his yard killed himself.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 06:45 PM CDT

Simone Manuel's Gold Medal is Not Just for Her

Simone Manuel's Gold Medal is Not Just for Her

The 20-year-old from Sugar Land, Texas, knows that by winning Olympic gold in a sport that still has few people of color, especially in the United States, she carries what she described as "the weight of...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 03:40 PM CDT

Houston Chase Ends in Crash at Intersection

Houston Chase Ends in Crash at Intersection

Houston police say officers were involved in a chase Friday afternoon. Police didn't say why officers were chasing the black pickup.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 09:40 AM CDT

Ex-Pageant Queen in Corpus Christi Arrested Over Probation

Ex-Pageant Queen in Corpus Christi Arrested Over Probation

A 25-year-old former Miss Corpus Christi Latina who was dethroned after her assault and DWI record surfaced has been arrested on probation violation charges.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 07:59 PM CDT

Huge Gator Found in Texas Garage

Huge Gator Found in Texas Garage

A nearly 9-foot alligator is removed from a Houston-area garage after the homeowner found the reptile near his lawn mower.

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