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Monday, Feb 11, 2013

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

See results of NBC 5 Flash Survey questions about the 83rd Legislative session in Austin.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Texas Lawmakers Prepare for Legislative Session

Texas Lawmakers Prepare for Legislative Session

The Texas Legislature session is still six months away, but lawmakers are already at work on bills about issues that have already surfaced.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Texas Candidate Sent Nude Photos Using Work Email

Texas Candidate Sent Nude Photos Using Work Email

Documents show that a female El Paso candidate for county tax assessor-collector was once punished and reprimanded for sending pornographic emails from her county work account.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

7-Foot Gator Found Behind Texas Home

7-Foot Gator Found Behind Texas Home

When a seven-foot alligator crawled out of a pond behind a house in suburban Houston and started eyeing the family dog, it was time to call for help.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

TX Children Tied Outside Had Hundreds of Scars, Injuries

TX Children Tied Outside Had Hundreds of Scars, Injuries

Authorities say two young children found chained and leashed outside a San Antonio home had suffered hundreds of scars and injuries from months, perhaps years of abuse.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Lawmakers Push for Statewide Texting and Driving Ban

Lawmakers Push for Statewide Texting and Driving Ban

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and a pair of state legislators are pledging to try and get a statewide ban on texting while driving on the books.

Monday, Nov 30, 2015

Sandra Bland Investigations Nearly Complete

Sandra Bland Investigations Nearly Complete

A Texas lawmaker who assembled state and local authorities to review initial evidence following the death of Sandra Bland in a Southeast Texas jail says multiple investigations of her arrest and death are nearly...

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015

Nearly 700 New Texas Laws Go Into Effect Tuesday

Nearly 700 New Texas Laws Go Into Effect Tuesday

From the classroom to the airspace, Texans have nearly 700 new laws going into effect Tuesday.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

TX Police Say Man 'Obsessed' With Woman, Corpse Missing

TX Police Say Man 'Obsessed' With Woman, Corpse Missing

San Antonio police trying to find a woman's corpse stolen from a casket say a man "obsessed" with her was the last to leave her funeral.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Rick Perry Shrugs Off Fundraising Woes in Return to TX

Rick Perry Shrugs Off Fundraising Woes in Return to TX

Rick Perry says he's been short of money his whole life as the struggling Republican presidential candidate prepares to take his cash-strapped campaign back to South Carolina.