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Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 09:23 AM CDT

Man Who Swiped Shark Says He's 'Activist, Not a Criminal'

Man Who Swiped Shark Says He's 'Activist, Not a Criminal'

The man accused of swiping a shark from a San Antonio-area aquarium says he did so because he was concerned about the sea creature's well-being.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 08:07 AM CDT

OK Woman Flees to Texas After Hiding Shooting With Fire

OK Woman Flees to Texas After Hiding Shooting With Fire

Oklahoma police say a woman fled to Texas after shooting her roommate and setting their home on fire.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 06:46 PM CDT

Advocates Say Immigrant Child Died After Leaving ICE Custody

Advocates Say Immigrant Child Died After Leaving ICE Custody

A report that a child died shortly after being released from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas has inflamed the debate over the detention of immigrant families. The American...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 10:16 PM CDT

Police ID Suspect in Killing of George H.W. Bush's Doctor

Police ID Suspect in Killing of George H.W. Bush's Doctor

A man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago, authorities said...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 02:31 PM CDT

Texas Prosecutors Say New Yorker Must Serve Prison Time

Texas Prosecutors Say New Yorker Must Serve Prison Time

Prosecutors in Texas say a New York City man must serve nine months in federal prison for trafficking more than $150,000 worth of body parts from endangered African lions and tigers.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 02:31 PM CDT

Judge Considers Case Against Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

Judge Considers Case Against Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones wants a Texas judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by families of some of the children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 12:52 PM CDT

Retired Police Officer Finds New Career in Equine Dentistry

Retired Police Officer Finds New Career in Equine Dentistry

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Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 11:38 AM CDT

Police: Oklahoma Woman Tried to Hide Shooting With Fire

Police: Oklahoma Woman Tried to Hide Shooting With Fire

Oklahoma police said a woman fled to Texas after shooting her roommate and setting their home on fire.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 11:02 AM CDT

Houston Massage Therapist Convicted of Exploiting Boys

Houston Massage Therapist Convicted of Exploiting Boys

A Houston massage therapist who in 2012 flew to London before the Summer Olympics but was sent back to Texas faces up to life in prison for sexually exploiting boys.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 11:02 AM CDT

Deputy Fired After Inmate Escaped, Rode Atop Patrol Car

Deputy Fired After Inmate Escaped, Rode Atop Patrol Car

A West Texas sheriff's deputy has been fired after video showed him driving down a Texas highway with an inmate sitting on the roof.

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US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

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