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Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 11:50 AM CDT

Man on Death Row for Texas Prison Worker Death Loses Appeal

Man on Death Row for Texas Prison Worker Death Loses Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 45-year-old Dallas man on Texas death row for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:22 AM CDT

Sen. Ted Cruz Tops Jimmy Kimmel in Charity Game

Sen. Ted Cruz Tops Jimmy Kimmel in Charity Game

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 11:25 AM CDT

Texas Tech Student Killed During Siberian Study Hike

Texas Tech Student Killed During Siberian Study Hike

A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia has died in a fall.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:25 PM CDT

Texas Deputy Arrested on Allegation of Child Sexual Assault

Texas Deputy Arrested on Allegation of Child Sexual Assault

A Texas sheriff's deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother, an undocumented immigrant, with deportation if she reported him.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 02:08 PM CDT

Hundreds of Children Wait in Border Patrol Facility in S. TX

Hundreds of Children Wait in Border Patrol Facility in S. TX

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:55 AM CDT

Marchers Protest at Site of 'Tent City' for Separated Children

Marchers Protest at Site of 'Tent City' for Separated Children

Hundreds of people joined U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, to march on a site just off the bank of the Rio Grande that was chosen to hold a federal "tent city" that is housing migrant children separated from...

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 07:16 PM CDT

Texas Tech Student Dies During Siberian Study Hike

Texas Tech Student Dies During Siberian Study Hike

A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia has died in a fall.

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 04:32 PM CDT

Southeast Texas Man, Woman and Son, 5, Slain

Southeast Texas Man, Woman and Son, 5, Slain

The skeletal remains of three people have been found on a Southeast Texas ranch and Texas Department of Public Safety authorities believe they are a man, woman and their 5-year-old son who have been missing for...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:15 PM CDT

King, Queen of Spain Visit 300-Year-Old San Antonio Mission

King, Queen of Spain Visit 300-Year-Old San Antonio Mission

Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia are in San Antonio to celebrate the city's tricentennial and its roots as a Spanish colonial village.

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:43 PM CDT

5 Immigrants Die in Car Accident After Border Patrol Chase

5 Immigrants Die in Car Accident After Border Patrol Chase

Authorities said five undocumented immigrants are dead following a chase involving Border Patrol agents.

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