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Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 08:09 PM CDT

Abbott Signs Bill Requesting Study on I-27 Expansion

Abbott Signs Bill Requesting Study on I-27 Expansion

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill ordering the Texas Department of Transportation to study the possibility of extending Interstate 27

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 08:06 PM CDT

'Kids Count' Rankings Show Slight Improvement Across Texas

'Kids Count' Rankings Show Slight Improvement Across Texas

The latest national report on the well-being of children by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows Texas has improved its overall economic, health, education and social factors for children, although the state...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott OKs Budget With $1M Gun Storage Safety Effort

Gov. Abbott OKs Budget With $1M Gun Storage Safety Effort

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage.

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:04 PM CDT

Pastor Accused of Molesting Teenage Relative Posts Bond

Pastor Accused of Molesting Teenage Relative Posts Bond

A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse, accused of repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 08:07 PM CDT

1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Small Plane Crashes North of Houston

1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Small Plane Crashes North of Houston

One person has died after a single-engine plane experienced engine trouble and crashed north of Houston.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 06:25 PM CDT

Texas Event Marks Birthdays of George HW Bush, Wife Barbara

Texas Event Marks Birthdays of George HW Bush, Wife Barbara

A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 08:57 PM CDT

Governor Abbott to Sign Legislation Allowing Beer-to-Go Sales in Texas

Governor Abbott to Sign Legislation Allowing Beer-to-Go Sales in Texas

Governor Greg Abbott will sign House Bill 1545 into law Saturday, which allows craft breweries to sell beer-to-go in the state of Texas.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 08:35 PM CDT

Premature Migrant Baby Found at Texas Border Patrol Facility

Premature Migrant Baby Found at Texas Border Patrol Facility

The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 05:05 PM CDT

Texas Gator Spotted With Knife Stuck in Head

Texas Gator Spotted With Knife Stuck in Head

People living in a Houston-area suburb are worried about an alligator seen swimming in a lake with a kitchen knife sticking out of its head.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:55 PM CDT

University Baptist Church in Waco Leaves Baptist General

University Baptist Church in Waco Leaves Baptist General

University Baptist Church has formally withdrawn from the Baptist General Convention of Texas after the Waco church's leadership voted to allow same-sex marriage.

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