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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 07:23 PM CDT

Woman Accuses Top US Cardinal of Dismissing Sex Abuse Case

Woman Accuses Top US Cardinal of Dismissing Sex Abuse Case

The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a sexual misconduct case involving his one-time deputy and a married woman.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 03:44 PM CDT

Recovery Continues in Port A Nearly 2 Years After Harvey

Recovery Continues in Port A Nearly 2 Years After Harvey

Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back to Port Aransas.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 11:24 PM CDT

Father, Daughters Found Dead in Home With High CO Levels

Father, Daughters Found Dead in Home With High CO Levels

San Antonio police say a man and his two children have been found dead in a house where the electricity had been off since Friday and a generator was located inside

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 03:09 PM CDT

Concerns Raised Over Access to Public Beaches in Galveston

Concerns Raised Over Access to Public Beaches in Galveston

City officials are pushing for clear signage indicating public access to some beaches in Galveston despite resident complaints about crowds of tourists.

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 03:09 PM CDT

Family Discovers Graduation Cake Made of Plastic Foam

Family Discovers Graduation Cake Made of Plastic Foam

A Texas family could have used a saw instead of a knife to slice a graduation cake from Walmart that was made of plastic foam.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 11:57 AM CDT

Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners To Be Extended

Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners To Be Extended

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) says the State Board of Plumbing Examiners will be extended two years, preventing the state agency that regulates and manages the licensing of plumbers from shutting down Sept. 1.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 04:52 AM CDT

Faulty Indicator Prompts American Airlines Flight's U-Turn

Faulty Indicator Prompts American Airlines Flight's U-Turn

An American Airlines flight returned to El Paso for an unscheduled landing after an indicator light warned of an in-flight mechanical problem.

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 08:04 PM CDT

Presidential Hopeful Castro Proposes Vast Change in Policing

Presidential Hopeful Castro Proposes Vast Change in Policing

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro has released a proposal to lessen wrongful police shootings. It would use the power of the federal government to change the way local law enforcement is conducted...

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 05:48 PM CDT

TX Plumbers Soon Won't Need a License; What it Means for You

TX Plumbers Soon Won't Need a License; What it Means for You

The agency that oversees plumbing in Texas will be abolished beginning September 1, and state regulation for plumbers goes down the drain with it. Why plumbers statewide are calling this a huge safety risk.

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 12:07 PM CDT

What Your Elected Officials Did for North Texas This Session

What Your Elected Officials Did for North Texas This Session

The Texas Legislature just wrapped up its 2019 session, and lawmakers from North Texas passed bills expanding medical marijuana, protecting the freedom of information, banning red light cameras and tackling the...

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