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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:46 PM CDT

Texas Supreme Court to Hear Sex Offender Law Challenge

Texas Supreme Court to Hear Sex Offender Law Challenge

The Texas Supreme Court will consider a challenge to the state's retroactive sex offender laws that some say unfairly stack new punishments on those convicted in plea deals.

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 06:55 PM CDT

Fleeing Driver Kills Sleeping Homeless Woman in Harris Co.

Fleeing Driver Kills Sleeping Homeless Woman in Harris Co.

Authorities say a fleeing driver in Harris County killed a sleeping homeless woman when he crashed into a utility box.

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 06:43 PM CDT

Ex-Doctor Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges Over Patient Deaths

Ex-Doctor Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges Over Patient Deaths

A former North Texas pain management doctor accused of prescribing painkillers that contributed to the deaths of at least seven people in two states has pleaded guilty to federal drug distribution charges.

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 11:05 PM CDT

State, Travis County at Odds Over Online Voter Registration

State, Travis County at Odds Over Online Voter Registration

State officials say more than 2,000 voter-registration applications submitted through an online service are invalid, but Travis County officials say they will accept the applications they've received.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:41 PM CDT

Southeast Texas is Base for Birding Brothers

Southeast Texas is Base for Birding Brothers

As the fog lifted at Cattail Marsh on Wednesday morning, professional birders and brothers Rob and Eric Ripma were enjoying their second day of birdwatching in Southeast Texas.

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 08:20 PM CDT

Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 9 for Midterm Election

Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 9 for Midterm Election

If you want to vote in the Nov. 6 Uniform Election you must be registered to vote by Oct. 9.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:42 PM CDT

Texas Pecan Growers Monitor Tariffs, Markets During Harvest

Texas Pecan Growers Monitor Tariffs, Markets During Harvest

Texas pecan growers are about to find out what the front line of an international trade war is like. The Austin American-Statesman reports the 2018 harvest is gearing up amid widespread anxiety over the price of...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:20 PM CDT

Texas A&M Football Games on Radio Have New Voice of Aggies

Texas A&M Football Games on Radio Have New Voice of Aggies

When the Texas A&M football radio broadcast took the air for the first time in the 2018 season, longtime color analyst and former football player Dave Elmendorf opened the call with an introduction to the new...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 02:37 PM CDT

Debut of SpaceX, Boeing Crew Capsules Put Off Until 2019

Debut of SpaceX, Boeing Crew Capsules Put Off Until 2019

The debut of SpaceX and Boeing crew capsules is off until next year.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:17 PM CDT

Mattress Firm Files for Bankruptcy, Closing 700 Stores

Mattress Firm Files for Bankruptcy, Closing 700 Stores

Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to close up to 700 stores around the country.

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