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Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 06:32 PM CDT

Fake Chimneys for Birds That Need Nesting Spots

Fake Chimneys for Birds That Need Nesting Spots

People from New England to Texas are building fake chimneys as nesting spots and migration motels for chimney swifts, little birds that are dwindling in number as the nation's architectural landscape changes.

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 06:54 PM CDT

Preliminary Numbers for Texas Show Drop in Nesting Turtles

Preliminary Numbers for Texas Show Drop in Nesting Turtles

The critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle had an offseason for nesting this year along Texas beaches, with 190 nests recorded in Texas.

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 01:07 PM CDT

San Antonio Teen Pleads Guilty to Murder in Mother's Death

San Antonio Teen Pleads Guilty to Murder in Mother's Death

A San Antonio teen accused of beating his mother with a baseball bat and slitting her throat has pleaded guilty to murder in her death.

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 12:59 PM CDT

University of Texas Fraternity Closes Over Hazing Claims

University of Texas Fraternity Closes Over Hazing Claims

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at the University of Texas has been shut down after a university investigation into hazing allegations.

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 06:28 AM CDT

Why You Can't See Locations Where Police Found Skimmers

Why You Can't See Locations Where Police Found Skimmers

A series of new state laws could soon make it difficult for consumers to find out which gas stations in Texas have been hit with hidden credit card skimmers.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 09:22 PM CDT

3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to Bake Cookies With New Test Oven

3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to Bake Cookies With New Test Oven

Forget reheated, freeze-dried space grub. Astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from scratch.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 09:12 PM CDT

Police: Houston-Area Mother Shot Her 3 Children, Then Self

Police: Houston-Area Mother Shot Her 3 Children, Then Self

Authorities say a mother fatally shot her three young children before shooting herself in their suburban Houston home.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 09:11 AM CDT

Deputy Who Struck Man He Invited to Slap Him Indicted

Deputy Who Struck Man He Invited to Slap Him Indicted

A Texas sheriff's deputy is facing an assault charge after inviting a man to slap him in the face, then slapping the man to the ground.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 05:56 AM CDT

Texas Officials Testify to Lawmakers About Mass Violence

Texas Officials Testify to Lawmakers About Mass Violence

State officials and experts testified Wednesday before a Texas legislative committee evaluating issues related to mass violence in the wake of two August shootings that left nearly 30 people dead in the state.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 05:24 AM CDT

Lewis Hamilton on 'Good Hunting Ground' at US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton on 'Good Hunting Ground' at US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has a certain love affair with the rolling hills and scrub land in the heart of Texas.

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