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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:10 PM CDT

Man Tries to Carjack TV News Crew, Steals Police Car: PD

Man Tries to Carjack TV News Crew, Steals Police Car: PD

A man who's accused of crashing a car into a television news van then tried to carjack the crew before stealing a police car instead is in police custody, officials said.

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 10:59 PM CDT

4 People Killed in Shooting at Child's Birthday Party

4 People Killed in Shooting at Child's Birthday Party

An argument escalated into a backyard shooting at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded, authorities said Sunday.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:46 PM CDT

Authenticity Now the Attribute Craved by National Democrats

Authenticity Now the Attribute Craved by National Democrats

If there's a common buzzword in Democratic circles as Election Day nears, its authenticity.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:43 PM CDT

Olympic Star Biles Leads Team USA at World Championships

Olympic Star Biles Leads Team USA at World Championships

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is ready to take on the world again.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:40 PM CDT

Texas Fugitive on the Run for 7 Years Captured in Mexico

Texas Fugitive on the Run for 7 Years Captured in Mexico

A South Texas man who had been on the run from authorities for seven years after he fled in the middle of his murder trial is back behind bars.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:37 PM CDT

Border Patrol Misconduct Stats Point to Texas

Border Patrol Misconduct Stats Point to Texas

The Border Patrol sector in Laredo, Texas -- where two agents were accused this year of multiple murders in separate cases -- disciplined employees more on average over two years than any other major sector,...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:35 PM CDT

Search Resumes for Remaining 2 Swept Away in Texas Floods

Search Resumes for Remaining 2 Swept Away in Texas Floods

Crews searched along a West Texas river on Friday for two people still missing after crushing floodwaters swept through a recreational vehicle park. The bodies of two of their companions were found a day...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:31 PM CDT

Federal Report Criticizes Tactics Used in Fatal Texas Blaze

Federal Report Criticizes Tactics Used in Fatal Texas Blaze

A report by a federal agency says some of the tactics used by the San Antonio fire department to battle a shopping center blaze last year that killed one firefighter made conditions worse inside the structure.

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:28 PM CDT

DNA Testing Likely for Remains Found in Houston-Area Site

DNA Testing Likely for Remains Found in Houston-Area Site

Officials say DNA testing will likely take place of remains found in nearly 100 unmarked graves near Houston that are believed to be the bodies of imprisoned African-Americans who were part of Texas' notorious...

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 08:31 PM CDT

Houston-Area 2-Year-Old Girl Fatally Mauled by Family Dog

Houston-Area 2-Year-Old Girl Fatally Mauled by Family Dog

Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was fatally mauled by her family's dog in their Houston-area home.

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