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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 07:46 AM CDT

Houston-Area Man Suspected of Fatally Stabbing His Children

Houston-Area Man Suspected of Fatally Stabbing His Children

Authorities say a man suspected of fatally stabbing his two children in Houston has been hospitalized after police found him with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his car.

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 04:11 PM CDT

Body Found Buried at Texas Home in Search for Missing Child

Body Found Buried at Texas Home in Search for Missing Child

The mother of a missing 3-year-old was arrested Wednesday on a charge of interference with child custody after she became uncooperative with a Child Protective Services investigation into the girl's welfare.

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 09:26 PM CDT

Texas Republicans Squelch 'Red Flag' Gun Law Prospects

Texas Republicans Squelch 'Red Flag' Gun Law Prospects

In the aftermath of the May 18 attack at Santa Fe High School, Gov. Greg Abbott suggested that Texas should look for ways to keep guns away from people who pose "an immediate danger to others." However, faced...

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018 at 03:43 PM CDT

Body of Missing Boater Found in Texas City

Body of Missing Boater Found in Texas City

Searchers say the body of a 40-year-old man who fell off a boat southeast of Houston has been recovered.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:51 PM CDT

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday, Runs Through Sunday

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday, Runs Through Sunday

Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday, Runs Through Sunday

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 08:48 PM CDT

Former Allen Superintendent Faces Plagiarism Allegations

Former Allen Superintendent Faces Plagiarism Allegations

The embattled former superintendent of Allen schools who pledged to retire from that same post in Katy over bullying allegations now finds himself embroiled in a plagiarism controversy.

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 06:12 PM CDT

Suspect in Bush's Doctor's Death Deeded House to Ohio Woman

Suspect in Bush's Doctor's Death Deeded House to Ohio Woman

An Ohio woman who was an acquaintance of the man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors in Houston learned several days after the fatal shooting that he'd deeded his home to her....

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 05:53 PM CDT

Last ID Made of Victims From San Marcos Apartment Fire

Last ID Made of Victims From San Marcos Apartment Fire

Authorities have identified all five individuals who died last month in a massive fire at two apartment complexes in San Marcos.

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 09:57 PM CDT

Regents Name Sole Finalist for UT System Chancellor

Regents Name Sole Finalist for UT System Chancellor

University of Texas System regents have chosen the former chancellor of the City University of New York as the sole finalist to be the next chancellor of the 14-campus system in Texas.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 04:49 PM CDT

Misspelled City Signs Could Cause Confusion in Wichita Falls

Misspelled City Signs Could Cause Confusion in Wichita Falls

Wichita Falls officials and staff are finding their way around a frustrating problem with new signage around town.

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