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Dec 9, 2018

Storm Dumps More Than 10 Inches of Snow in Parts of Texas

Storm Dumps More Than 10 Inches of Snow in Parts of Texas

Residents in parts of West and North Texas continue digging out of a winter storm that dumped more than 10 inches of snow in some locations.

Dec 9, 2018

Lawyer: Mom Accused in Son's Decapitation 'Mentally Ill'

Lawyer: Mom Accused in Son's Decapitation 'Mentally Ill'

The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a "very mentally ill individual."

Dec 8, 2018

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

A new pump station and pipeline in southeastern Texas could help improve the area's ability to provide water to residents in an emergency after flaws in the system were found during Hurricane Harvey.

Dec 8, 2018

Officials to Study Scooter Crashes in Austin

Officials to Study Scooter Crashes in Austin

Officials in Austin are working with the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study how to prevent dockless scooter crashes and patterns tied to the crashes.

Dec 7, 2018

Plan to Designate Route 66 as National Historic Trail

Plan to Designate Route 66 as National Historic Trail

A new proposal moving through Congress seeks to designate Route 66, the highway that connected Chicago to Los Angeles and was once an economic driver for small towns across a post-World War II United States, as...

Dec 7, 2018

Dress for Success Keeps Texans Looking Sharp

Dress for Success Keeps Texans Looking Sharp

Dress for Success is where men and women see their self-image renewed by the type of stylish, professional ensemble they need to rock a job interview or get through the days or weeks before the first paycheck.

Dec 7, 2018

San Antonio Fire Museum Welcomes Visitors, Donations

San Antonio Fire Museum Welcomes Visitors, Donations

The San Antonio Fire Museum, housed in the historic Central Fire Headquarters building near the Alamo, offers a glimpse for some 14,000 visitors annually into an era when volunteers used hand-operated water...

Dec 7, 2018

Retired West Texas Coach Makes Bows, Native American Replica

Retired West Texas Coach Makes Bows, Native American Replica

Former teacher and coach Joe Hernandez officially retired at the beginning of the 2018 calendar year. However, the idea of retirement doesn't sit well with him.

Dec 7, 2018

Third Person Gets Prison in Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

Third Person Gets Prison in Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

A San Antonio man must serve seven years in federal prison for his role in the 2017 shooting and robbery of a South Texas mail carrier.

Dec 7, 2018

Heroin Found Under Child's Seat in Laredo Woman's Car

Heroin Found Under Child's Seat in Laredo Woman's Car

Authorities say a 25-year-old woman from Texas has been sentenced to 32 years in prison after police found nearly $7 million in heroin in a hidden compartment under her child's seat after a South Carolina...

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