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Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 05:08 PM CDT

Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot Races

Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot Races

Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats.

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

1 of 3 Women Charged in Woman's Hot-Van Death Gets Probation

1 of 3 Women Charged in Woman's Hot-Van Death Gets Probation

One of three women charged in the July 2017 hot-van death of a resident at a Southeast Texas center for people with developmental disabilities has been sentenced to probation.

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 03:34 PM CDT

'Babe' Schwartz, Longtime Texas State Senator, Dies at 92

'Babe' Schwartz, Longtime Texas State Senator, Dies at 92

A.R. "Babe" Schwartz, a longtime liberal state senator with a reputation of being one of the most formidable orators in the Texas Legislature, has died at age 92.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:10 PM CDT

Wanted Texas Sex Offender Arrested in Illinois

Wanted Texas Sex Offender Arrested in Illinois

Authorities in Illinois arrested a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Thursday, the Texas Department of Public Safety says.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 08:12 PM CDT

Bryan Police Say Unearthed Remains May Be Missing 3-Year-Old

Bryan Police Say Unearthed Remains May Be Missing 3-Year-Old

Authorities have found a child's remains in freshly dug soil behind a Bryan, Texas house, and are performing an autopsy to confirm whether they match a missing girl.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 04:05 PM CDT

Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City to Stay Open Another Month

Lawmakers: Migrant Teen Tent City to Stay Open Another Month

Texas lawmakers say they have been told a temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 03:42 PM CDT

Service Scheduled Aug. 30 for Texas A&M's Reveille VIII

Service Scheduled Aug. 30 for Texas A&M's Reveille VIII

A service has been scheduled Aug. 30 at Kyle Field to remember late Texas A&M collie mascot Reveille VIII.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 03:06 PM CDT

$5M Project Announced to Replace Harvey-Damaged Bridge

$5M Project Announced to Replace Harvey-Damaged Bridge

Plans have been announced to replace a 92-year-old Southeast Texas highway bridge that was swamped last year amid downpours blamed on Hurricane Harvey.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 02:25 PM CDT

7 Sentenced in Armed Robbery of Houston-Area Credit Union

7 Sentenced in Armed Robbery of Houston-Area Credit Union

Seven people from Houston have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the 2017 armed robbery of a suburban financial institution.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:44 PM CDT

Shark Bites Into Swimmer's Leg Near Galveston

Shark Bites Into Swimmer's Leg Near Galveston

Authorities say a 42-year-old man has been bitten by a shark while swimming off Texas and he's being treated for numerous puncture wounds to his right leg.

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