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Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 04:52 PM CDT

2003 Murder Suspect Linked to Homicides in 3 States: Police

2003 Murder Suspect Linked to Homicides in 3 States: Police

Detroit police allege that a murder suspect who was released after his case was botched 15 years ago is also being investigated as a suspect in homicides in two other states.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 07:20 PM CDT

Dallas Senator in Moscow to Tell Russia to Stop Meddling

Dallas Senator in Moscow to Tell Russia to Stop Meddling

Texas Sen. Don Huffines (R-Dallas) is in Moscow at a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Cato Institute CEO Peter Goettler. A spokesperson said, "Huffines regularly hears from...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 07:25 PM CDT

Bryan Woman Whose Child Is Missing Had Son Who Was Killed

Bryan Woman Whose Child Is Missing Had Son Who Was Killed

A woman who lives at a Texas home where the body of a young child was found buried in a flower garden had a son who was fatally beaten more than a decade ago, officials said Monday.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 03:03 PM CDT

AP Fact Check: O'Rourke Gets Money Through PAC, Not From It

AP Fact Check: O'Rourke Gets Money Through PAC, Not From It

Beto O'Rourke, a U.S. Representative from El Paso, has promised not to take "a penny from PACs" in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat; Cruz's campaign pointed out in a statement last week that O'Rourke has collected...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 01:06 PM CDT

15-Year-Old Arrested in Slaying of 16-Year-Old

15-Year-Old Arrested in Slaying of 16-Year-Old

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a 16-year-old boy who had been shot was found dead in Victoria.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 01:00 PM CDT

Gallery Pays Tribute to South Texas Church Shooting Victims

Gallery Pays Tribute to South Texas Church Shooting Victims

Framed obituaries and stuffed animals are part of a museum exhibit to remember the more than two dozen people slain last fall during gunfire at a South Texas church.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 10:59 AM CDT

Clerk Accused of Selling Alcohol to Teen Before Fatal Wreck

Clerk Accused of Selling Alcohol to Teen Before Fatal Wreck

A Houston-area convenience store clerk has been charged with selling alcohol to a 17-year-old driver before a wreck that killed two of the teen's classmates.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 09:52 AM CDT

4 People Saved After Boat Capsizes Off Texas Coast

4 People Saved After Boat Capsizes Off Texas Coast

Four people were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after a boat capsized Sunday morning near Freeport, officials said.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 12:00 PM CDT

Substitute Wounded in School Shooting Calls for Training

Substitute Wounded in School Shooting Calls for Training

A substitute teacher wounded in the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School says she's come to think the school district fell short in preparing her and the other substitute teachers to respond to the shooting and...

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 05:15 PM CDT

Baptist Church Camp Settles Lawsuit Over Girl's Rape

Baptist Church Camp Settles Lawsuit Over Girl's Rape

The operators of an Oklahoma church camp where a man working as a cook raped a 13-year-old Texas girl have settled a lawsuit with the girl's family.

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