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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:49 AM CST

Killeen Officer Shoots Armed Man in Domestic Disturbance

Killeen Officer Shoots Armed Man in Domestic Disturbance

A Central Texas police officer responding to a domestic disturbance shoots and wounds a man who approached the officer while armed.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 12:07 PM CST

Air Force: PTSD, Other Factors Led Airman to Kill Commander

Air Force: PTSD, Other Factors Led Airman to Kill Commander

An investigation has found that post-traumatic stress disorder and the unraveling of a distinguished military career led an airman to fatally shoot his commander last year at a San Antonio base before killing...

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 05:19 PM CST

Man on FBI's 10 Most-Wanted List Arrested in Texas

Man on FBI's 10 Most-Wanted List Arrested in Texas

A man placed on the FBI's list of 10 most-wanted fugitives after authorities said he killed two men in Milwaukee was arrested Sunday in Texas, the FBI said.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 06:14 PM CST

Volunteers Plant Trees in Fire-Ravaged Bastrop County

Volunteers Plant Trees in Fire-Ravaged Bastrop County

After wildfires burned thousands of acres in Central Texas, volunteers are planting seedlings to restore the environment in those areas.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 04:34 PM CST

Texas Man Transporting Rescue Dogs to Colorado Dies in Crash

Texas Man Transporting Rescue Dogs to Colorado Dies in Crash

The Pikes Peak Humane Society picked up more than 20 dogs that had been in the van. Some of them had suffered minor injuries. The Houston-based Rescued Pets Movement said four dogs were missing after the crash.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 02:55 PM CST

Police Kill Man Who Fired Gun Outside Austin Church

Police Kill Man Who Fired Gun Outside Austin Church

Man killed by police in Austin after firing assault-style weapon into the air.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:14 PM CST

Teacher Gets 10 Years for Sex with Student, 13

Teacher Gets 10 Years for Sex with Student, 13

A Houston-area middle school English teacher was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for having a long-term sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student who impregnated her.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:16 PM CST

GOP Wants to End 'Californiazation' of Texas

GOP Wants to End 'Californiazation' of Texas

Republican lawmakers who decry the "Californiazation" of Texas are hoping court action will end bag bans many cities have adopted while stemming other local laws that they believe erode individual and economic...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:08 AM CST

Sub Crickets for Meat? Insects Make Leap in Demand

Sub Crickets for Meat? Insects Make Leap in Demand

Farmers raising crickets for human consumption say there are a lot of benefits to eating insects instead of meat.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:18 AM CST

Man Guilty of Murder in Twins' Miscarriage Caused by Beating

Man Guilty of Murder in Twins' Miscarriage Caused by Beating

A jury has found a San Antonio-area man guilty of capital murder for the 2015 beating of his pregnant girlfriend that resulted in the miscarriage of twins.

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Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD

Fort Worth police say a man walked out of a music store with a guitar hidden in his pants.

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming, may...

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods.

Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head

Kerrie Brinkman White and her daughter, Kailie, helped free a goat that was wandering on Highway 152 with a feed bag over its head near Pampa, Texas.

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

What Are the Odds? Mom, Dad, Son All Share a Birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December. The odds of...

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

Teen Calls Mom, a 911 Dispatcher, When House Catches Fire

An emergency call a 911 dispatcher in Texas recently answered turned out to be from the dispatcher's daughter who was reporting that their house was burning.

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