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Boy Dies After Stepping Into Puddle With Downed Power Line

Boy Dies After Stepping Into Puddle With Downed Power Line

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy died from electrocution after stepping into a puddle containing a downed power line during a storm that brought heavy rain, hail and strong winds to Laredo.

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Stabbing Investigated as Hate Crime

Stabbing Investigated as Hate Crime

A man with ties to a racist Facebook group has been charged in a fatal stabbing on the University of Maryland-College Park campus. Investigators say the victim, a Bowie State University student, was standing...

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Texas Bathroom Bill Could Expose Secrets of Transgender Kids

Texas Bathroom Bill Could Expose Secrets of Transgender Kids

Each morning, Joanna Smith's 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves science and spelling, he often stays after...

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Trump Budget Promises Balance in Decade, Relies on Deep Cuts

Trump Budget Promises Balance in Decade, Relies on Deep Cuts

President Donald Trump is proposing to balance the federal budget within a decade by making sharp cuts to social safety-net programs like food stamps and Medicaid and offering optimistic estimates of economic...

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A Look at Fifth Amendment Protections Invoked by Flynn

A Look at Fifth Amendment Protections Invoked by Flynn

The Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination being invoked by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is a bedrock legal principle. It's enshrined in the Constitution's...

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Graduates: Clean Up Your Online Image

Graduates: Clean Up Your Online Image

Employers admit that as soon as graduates fill out a job application their life story is being scrutinized online. "They're Googling us, they're learning about us before they make that decision of who they...

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Demoted Cop Speaks Candidly About Chief, Leak Investigation

Demoted Cop Speaks Candidly About Chief, Leak Investigation

A recently demoted Fort Worth police captain took part in a news conference Monday where activists called for Chief of Police Joel Fitzgerald to be fired and the city manager to either resign or be fired.

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Report: Over 31 Million People Internally Displaced in 2016

Report: Over 31 Million People Internally Displaced in 2016

A new report says over 31 million people were displaced in their own countries last year — over 75 percent due to disasters including floods and wildfires and the rest from conflicts, with Congo and Syria...

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Fort Worth Officer Demoted Over Leaked Video Calls for Police Chief to Resign

Fort Worth Officer Demoted Over Leaked Video Calls for Police Chief to Resign

A top Fort Worth police officer who was demoted last week over the leak of body-camera footage and personnel records related to a controversial arrest is calling for Chief Joel Fitzgerald to resign.But...

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We Recommend Monica Alonzo in the Dallas City Council District 6 Runoff

We Recommend Monica Alonzo in the Dallas City Council District 6 Runoff

We reluctantly recommend incumbent Monica Alonzo over challenger Omar Narvaez in the runoff for the Dallas City Council District 6 seat.Both are flawed candidates. Alonzo has been a perplexingly passive...

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A Few Severe Storms Possible Monday
A Few Severe Storms Possible Monday

Next round of rain heads our way Monday night. Comfortable temperatures for the next few days.

Demoted Cop Speaks Candidly About Chief, Leak Investigation
Demoted Cop Speaks Candidly About Chief, Leak Investigation

A recently demoted Fort Worth police captain took part in a news conference Monday where activists called for Chief of Police Joel Fitzgerald to be fired and the city manager to either resign or be fired.

Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas (Only 9 Are in NTX)
Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas (Only 9 Are in NTX)

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Trump Says He Didn't Mention Israel in Meeting With Russians

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Streaming Illegal Content on Amazon Fire Stick is Risky

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2-Day-Old Infant Left at Plano Fire Station

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