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Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 03:26 PM CDT

Mom Allegedly Left Son in Hot Car, Shoplifted at Texas Store

Mom Allegedly Left Son in Hot Car, Shoplifted at Texas Store

Authorities have arrested a woman accused of leaving her 7-year-old son in a hot car while she allegedly shoplifted some makeup from a Houston-area Walmart.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:31 AM CDT

Retail Gas Prices Down in Texas: AAA

Retail Gas Prices Down in Texas: AAA

Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country declined this week.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:13 PM CDT

Funeral Friday for Weatherford Firefighter

Funeral Friday for Weatherford Firefighter

Family, friends, and firefighters from across the state gathered Friday to pay tribute to Weatherford firefighter Richard "Andy" Loller Jr., who died earlier in the week while battling wildfires in West Texas.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:02 PM CDT

Man Accused Of Human Smuggling After Dozens Found In Trailer

Man Accused Of Human Smuggling After Dozens Found In Trailer

A South Texas man has been charged with human smuggling after 54 immigrants, including some children, were found in a semitrailer in San Antonio.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 07:16 PM CDT

UT Hires Kentucky's Edrick Floreal to Lead Track Program

UT Hires Kentucky's Edrick Floreal to Lead Track Program

The University of Texas has hired Edrick Floreal away from Kentucky to lead the Longhorns track team. He is a former national champion and Olympian in the triple jump.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 06:52 PM CDT

Prosecutor: Ex-Deputy's Husband Aggressor in Confrontation

Prosecutor: Ex-Deputy's Husband Aggressor in Confrontation

The husband of a former sheriff's deputy was the aggressor during a deadly confrontation in which he held another man in a chokehold for as long as 15 minutes outside a Houston-area restaurant, a prosecutor told...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:41 PM CDT

Exxon Mobil, Plains All American Plan Permian Basin Pipeline

Exxon Mobil, Plains All American Plan Permian Basin Pipeline

Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. and Plains All American Pipeline have agreed to build a pipeline to transport crude from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:31 PM CDT

Two White Supremacists Get Death For Killing Inmate

Two White Supremacists Get Death For Killing Inmate

A federal jury in Beaumont on Wednesday ordered the death penalty for Ricky Fackrell of Vernal, Utah, and Christopher Cramer of Ogden, Utah. Both were convicted last month of murder.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:08 PM CDT

Governor Abbott Welcomes New Pup to the Governor's Mansion

Governor Abbott Welcomes New Pup to the Governor's Mansion

The first family of Texas has a new addition to the Governor's Mansion in Austin.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 02:14 PM CDT

Texas DMV Halts Parts of Online Paper License Plate System

Texas DMV Halts Parts of Online Paper License Plate System

Some drivers who need a temporary paper license plate for their vehicle will no longer be able to get one from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicle's website after the state agency suspended portions of its...

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