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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 03:15 PM CST

Netflix to Retell Selena's Life Story in Scripted Series

Netflix to Retell Selena's Life Story in Scripted Series

Netflix is tackling one of the biggest pop stars ever: Selena Quintanilla. The streaming platform announced "Selena: The Series," which will be a scripted TV show, developed alongside and executive produced...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 07:02 PM CST

3 Officers Injured in Houston Shooting, Gunman Dead

3 Officers Injured in Houston Shooting, Gunman Dead

The gunman who shot and wounded three law enforcement officers in Houston on Tuesday afternoon has died of an apparent gunshot wound according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 12:59 PM CST

Insanity Defense Accepted in UT Campus Stabbing Attack

Insanity Defense Accepted in UT Campus Stabbing Attack

A judge has found a former University of Texas student not guilty by reason of insanity in a random stabbing attack that left one student dead and three injured last year.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 09:40 PM CST

Man Convicted in '93 Mesquite Killing Executed

Man Convicted in '93 Mesquite Killing Executed

A Texas inmate has been executed for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail in Mesquite.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:22 PM CST

US Starts to Withdraw Troops From Trump Border Mission

US Starts to Withdraw Troops From Trump Border Mission

The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:14 PM CST

3 Carnival Workers Charged in Killings of Kansas Couple

3 Carnival Workers Charged in Killings of Kansas Couple

Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Kansas fair whose bodies were found days later in shallow graves in a national forest in Arkansas.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:03 PM CST

How the Larry Nassar Scandal has Affected Others

How the Larry Nassar Scandal has Affected Others

The U.S. Olympic Committee's firing of chief of sport performance Alan Ashley is the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:23 PM CST

CBP Survey at U.S./Mexico Border Reveals Fear Has Spiked

CBP Survey at U.S./Mexico Border Reveals Fear Has Spiked

The number of people expressing fear of returning to their home countries when stopped at the U.S. border with Mexico has spiked, according to figures released Monday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:24 PM CST

U.S. Grand Jury Indicts 3, Alleged Health Care Fraud Scheme

U.S. Grand Jury Indicts 3, Alleged Health Care Fraud Scheme

A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted three people, including two physicians, on charges that they engaged in a kickback scheme and conspired to commit health care fraud.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:24 PM CST

USOC Fires Alan Ashley for Keeping Silent in Nassar Case

USOC Fires Alan Ashley for Keeping Silent in Nassar Case

The U.S. Olympic Committee fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley in the wake of an independent report released Monday that said neither he nor former CEO Scott Blackmun elevated concerns about the...

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