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Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 08:47 PM CDT

Agency: No Alert System at Texas Facility Damaged by Fire

Agency: No Alert System at Texas Facility Damaged by Fire

A federal agency says a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March didn't have an alert system in place to warn of releases from its tanks.

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 08:46 PM CDT

Texas Attorney Convicted of Scamming Drug Traffickers

Texas Attorney Convicted of Scamming Drug Traffickers

A Texas lawyer has been convicted of corruption for scamming roughly $1.5 million from international drug traffickers whom authorities say turned him to the FBI.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 08:39 PM CDT

Prosecutor: Arlington Man Shot and Beheaded Roommate

Prosecutor: Arlington Man Shot and Beheaded Roommate

A prosecutor says a North Texas man shot and killed then beheaded his roommate and fatally shot the roommate's 17-year-old girlfriend as she tried to flee.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 08:24 PM CDT

Texan Gets 3 Years Over Fake PAC Funding in 2016 Election

Texan Gets 3 Years Over Fake PAC Funding in 2016 Election

A Texas man must serve three years in federal prison for creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $500,000.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 09:39 PM CDT

Rockets Fan Arrested, Accused of Punching Pelicans Coach

Rockets Fan Arrested, Accused of Punching Pelicans Coach

A Houston Rockets fan is charged with punching a New Orleans Pelicans coach at the end of a game between the teams.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 07:42 PM CDT

El Paso Walmart Unveils Plans for Permanent Memorial for Shooting Victims

El Paso Walmart Unveils Plans for Permanent Memorial for Shooting Victims

Walmart has unveiled its plans for a permanent memorial to honor the 22 victims shot inside the El Paso store on Aug. 3, 2019.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 05:51 PM CDT

Pence Tells Troops in Texas That Terrorism Fight 'Goes On'

Pence Tells Troops in Texas That Terrorism Fight 'Goes On'

Vice President Mike Pence used a stop at an Army post in Texas to praise U.S. military forces whose weekend raid left Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 04:39 PM CDT

3 Children, 1 Adult Shot to Death Inside Texas Home: Police

3 Children, 1 Adult Shot to Death Inside Texas Home: Police

The bodies of three children and one adult have been found inside a Houston-area house, police say.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 02:38 PM CDT

Sheriff's Office: 2 Bodies Discovered Buried at Texas Beach

Sheriff's Office: 2 Bodies Discovered Buried at Texas Beach

Investigators are trying to identify two bodies found buried at a South Texas beach amid the search for a missing New Hampshire couple.

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 08:19 AM CDT

Gear Up for Game Wardens Hits $1 Million Milestone

Gear Up for Game Wardens Hits $1 Million Milestone

A program providing specialty equipment to game wardens reached a fundraising milestone through private donations made during the two years since the program's inception.

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