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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:23 AM CDT

Texas Inspectors Find Series of Violations at Youth Shelters

Texas Inspectors Find Series of Violations at Youth Shelters

State regulators found approximately 150 health violations at more than a dozen shelters across Texas housing children taken into custody while attempting to cross the border illegally.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:56 AM CDT

Hurricane Harvey-Damaged Dog Park Reopens in Houston

Hurricane Harvey-Damaged Dog Park Reopens in Houston

A Houston dog park heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey has reopened to the delight of some canine owners and their pets.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:35 AM CDT

'Texas 7' Gang Member Loses Federal Appeal

'Texas 7' Gang Member Loses Federal Appeal

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 05:39 PM CDT

Texas Company to Open 350-Job Tech Center in New Orleans

Texas Company to Open 350-Job Tech Center in New Orleans

A Texas-based company plans to open a technology center in New Orleans that will employ 350 people.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 03:39 PM CDT

Houston Man, 21, Charged with Fatally Shooting his Father

Houston Man, 21, Charged with Fatally Shooting his Father

A 21-year-old Houston man has been arrested and charged with murder for fatally shooting his father

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 03:17 PM CDT

Hundreds of Complaints Filed Against Contractors Post-Harvey

Hundreds of Complaints Filed Against Contractors Post-Harvey

Homeowners have filed hundreds of complaints and lawsuits against contractors in Houston and other storm-damaged cities following Hurricane Harvey.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 03:53 PM CDT

Ex-Texas Judge Challenges Citations in Rape Victim Case

Ex-Texas Judge Challenges Citations in Rape Victim Case

A former Texas judge is fighting disciplinary sanctions by the state's watchdog agency for issuing a court order that landed a mentally ill rape victim in jail.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:41 AM CDT

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

A South Texas man says he was cleaning the bathroom at his home when his 6-year-old son alerted him.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 01:38 PM CDT

Condemned Killer of Boy, 9, Loses US Supreme Court Appeal

Condemned Killer of Boy, 9, Loses US Supreme Court Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the appeal of a Houston man on death row for the 1992 slaying of a 9-year-old boy.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 05:04 PM CDT

Texas High School Graduate Celebrates in Joyous Style

Texas High School Graduate Celebrates in Joyous Style

A Midland student stole the show at graduation. Carlos Neira was born with Down syndrome and celebrated his graduation with excitement. He jumped up and down and danced his way across the stage to receive his...

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