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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:55 AM CDT

Man on Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured in Mexico City

Man on Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured in Mexico City

A man on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico as part of an El Paso murder investigation.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:10 AM CDT

Oklahoma Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty for Texas Man

Oklahoma Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty for Texas Man

An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed court documents saying he will seek the death penalty for a Texas man in the stomping death of an acquaintance.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:49 AM CDT

Texan, 30, Gets Life in Prison for Drugging, Molesting Girls

Texan, 30, Gets Life in Prison for Drugging, Molesting Girls

A 30-year-old South Texas man must serve life in federal prison for a child pornography case involving girls who said they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:45 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.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 08:33 PM CDT

Austin American-Statesman to Shut Spanish Weekly, Cut Jobs

Austin American-Statesman to Shut Spanish Weekly, Cut Jobs

The Austin American-Statesman is shutting down its weekly Spanish-language newspaper, Ahora Si, effective Oct. 11.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:45 PM CDT

Austin's Efforts to Revamp Land-Use Rules Grind to a Halt

Austin's Efforts to Revamp Land-Use Rules Grind to a Halt

A years-long effort that included spending more than $8 million and formulating a blueprint of some 1,500 pages for how Austin uses its coveted land has ground to a halt.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 04:40 PM CDT

Baby Giraffe Born at Texas Zoo

Baby Giraffe Born at Texas Zoo

A baby giraffe named Lulu was born at the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas. Mother Crocket, an 8-year-old giraffe, gave birth on June 4 after a 15-month gestation period. Lulu was born six feet tall and weighed...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 04:18 PM CDT

US Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Soldier Wife in 2015

US Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Soldier Wife in 2015

A U.S. Army sergeant has been convicted of killing his soldier wife in 2015.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:26 PM CDT

Grand Jury Indicts Gunman in Texas School Shooting

Grand Jury Indicts Gunman in Texas School Shooting

A Texas grand jury has formally indicted the 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Houston-area high school.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:08 PM CDT

Texas Man Pleads Guilty in Pet Food Adulteration Case

Texas Man Pleads Guilty in Pet Food Adulteration Case

A Texas man has admitted involvement in a scheme where poultry feathers, feet and other items were passed off to pet food manufacturers, distributors and brokers as higher-quality ingredients.

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