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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:09 PM CDT

Tex-Mex Restaurant Under Fire After Serving Attorney General

Tex-Mex Restaurant Under Fire After Serving Attorney General

A popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston is facing backlash after it posted a photo of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has pushed for a wide crackdown on immigration.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 03:16 PM CDT

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

A U.S. Army ring has been found at a West Texas landfill and a veteran is trying to track down the owner.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 03:27 PM CDT

Young Girl Killed in Crash Helps Save Lives

Young Girl Killed in Crash Helps Save Lives

A necklace part of the Kendra Scott Fall collection honors the memory of a young Texas girl killed in a crash in 2016. It's Y-shaped necklace and named the "Bethany."

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:47 PM CDT

Texas Firefighters with Cancer Often Denied Workers' Comp

Texas Firefighters with Cancer Often Denied Workers' Comp

Union leaders and state lawmakers say many Texas cities are denying workers' compensation to firefighters with cancer.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:39 PM CDT

Authorities Identify Texas Man Who Drowned in North Carolina

Authorities Identify Texas Man Who Drowned in North Carolina

Authorities have identified a man who was brought out of the water on the North Carolina coast.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:34 PM CDT

Lawsuit: Texas School District Welcomed Convicted Teacher

Lawsuit: Texas School District Welcomed Convicted Teacher

A federal lawsuit says a Texas school district permitted a former teacher who had sexual contact with a student to be involved in school organizations and allowed her on district-owned property to watch...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:59 PM CDT

FEMA Says it Did Not Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

FEMA Says it Did Not Treat Puerto Ricans Differently

FEMA says it didn't handle housing vouchers for displaced residents of Puerto Rico any differently from those of displaced Texas and Florida residents after last year's hurricanes.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:14 AM CDT

South Texas Town, People Recovering Nearly Year After Harvey

South Texas Town, People Recovering Nearly Year After Harvey

Armonie Brown pauses for a second when asked about Hurricane Harvey.

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 07:19 PM CDT

Lake Project Advances, Completion Expected 2025

Lake Project Advances, Completion Expected 2025

A new lake project to add to the North Texas water supply is progressing through the permitting process and is expected to be completed by 2025.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 08:19 AM CDT

Church Gunman's Wife Says He Bound Her to Bed Before Deaths

Church Gunman's Wife Says He Bound Her to Bed Before Deaths

The wife of the man who opened fire at a Texas church last November says he tied her to their bed before leaving for the shooting in which more than two dozen people were killed.

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