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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:42 AM CST

Texas Dist. 5 Rep Hensarling Gives Farewell Speech Tuesday

Texas Dist. 5 Rep Hensarling Gives Farewell Speech Tuesday

U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX 5th District), who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2003 will give the final scheduled speech of his Congressional career on the floor of the House of...

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

Texas School District Sees Enrollment Drop After Shooting

Texas School District Sees Enrollment Drop After Shooting

A growing number of students are leaving the Houston-area school district where a 17-year-old gunman opened fire on a high school in May, killing 10 people.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:46 AM CST

More Than 100 Snakes Rescued From Burning Texas Home

More Than 100 Snakes Rescued From Burning Texas Home

Firefighters in Texas have rescued more than 100 snakes from a reptile-filled home that caught fire over the weekend.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:32 AM CST

Soccer Ball Christmas Drive for Teens at Texas Migrant Camp

Soccer Ball Christmas Drive for Teens at Texas Migrant Camp

A Texas state senator is gathering donated soccer balls as Christmas gifts for the more than 2,000 migrant teens being held a tent city in Tornillo, Texas.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:50 AM CST

Child Finds Ecstasy Pill in Sonic Burger; 3 Arrested

Child Finds Ecstasy Pill in Sonic Burger; 3 Arrested

Three Sonic employees were arrested after a family found ecstasy pills Thursday night in a child's burger in Taylor, 34 miles outside Austin.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:47 PM CST

Judge Approves Plea Deal for Ex-Frat Pres. Accused of Rape

Judge Approves Plea Deal for Ex-Frat Pres. Accused of Rape

Jacob Anderson, 23, is accused of drugging and raping a woman repeatedly at a frat party in 2016.

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 06:41 PM CST

Storm Dumps More Than 10 Inches of Snow in Parts of Texas

Storm Dumps More Than 10 Inches of Snow in Parts of Texas

Residents in parts of West and North Texas continue digging out of a winter storm that dumped more than 10 inches of snow in some locations.

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 06:34 PM CST

Lawyer: Mom Accused in Son's Decapitation 'Mentally Ill'

Lawyer: Mom Accused in Son's Decapitation 'Mentally Ill'

The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a "very mentally ill individual."

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 08:05 PM CST

Bull's Eye on US' Permian Basin as Oil Prices Rise

Bull's Eye on US' Permian Basin as Oil Prices Rise

Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation's richest and most prolific oil and...

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 08:05 PM CST

Air Force Failed 6 Times to Report Texas Church Gunman

Air Force Failed 6 Times to Report Texas Church Gunman

The Air Force failed six times to report information that could have prevented the ex-airman who killed more than two dozen people in a Texas church from purchasing a gun, according to a government report...

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