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Abbott Maintains Huge Cash Edge in Re-Election Bid

Abbott Maintains Huge Cash Edge in Re-Election Bid

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election campaign has an enormous financial advantage over Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez with less than four months until Election Day.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Santa Fe 10-Year Class Reunion Becomes Victims' Fundraiser

Santa Fe 10-Year Class Reunion Becomes Victims' Fundraiser

The Santa Fe High School class of 2008 expected their 10-year reunion to be low-key, but after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 more in May at their alma mater, the event turned into The Alumni Santa Fe...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

3rd Worker Dies Weeks After Hospital Explosion Near Waco

3rd Worker Dies Weeks After Hospital Explosion Near Waco

A third worker has died after being injured in an explosion last month at a hospital in Central Texas.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

El Paso Man Gets Prison for Drug Trafficking in New Mexico

El Paso Man Gets Prison for Drug Trafficking in New Mexico

An El Paso man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for heroin and methamphetamine trafficking in New Mexico.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Shock and Fury Among Texans as President Defends Russia

Shock and Fury Among Texans as President Defends Russia

Texas lawmakers in both parties expressed shock and dismay at President Donald Trump's eagerness to brush aside allegations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections and other misdeeds at his summit Monday...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

West Texas Woman Charged With Capital Murder for Baby Death

West Texas Woman Charged With Capital Murder for Baby Death

A 19-year-old West Texas woman has been jailed and held on $250,000 bond on a capital murder charge for the death of her 3-month-old daughter.

Sunday, Jul 15, 2018

Officer Shoots, Kills Man With Gun in Brazoria County

Officer Shoots, Kills Man With Gun in Brazoria County

An officer in Alvin, Texas, just outside of Houston, shot and killed a man who was waving a gun at officers.

Sunday, Jul 15, 2018

Mexican Drug Cartel Leader Set for Federal Trial

Mexican Drug Cartel Leader Set for Federal Trial

A 38-year-old man authorities describe as a former leader of the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico is scheduled for a federal court trial starting Monday in Waco on charges of conspiracy to traffic drugs inland...

Sunday, Jul 15, 2018

Hundreds Get Misdemeanors Resolved at Houston Event

Hundreds Get Misdemeanors Resolved at Houston Event

More than 1,200 people have shown up to resolve open arrest warrants for low-level misdemeanor crimes in a program operated by Harris County prosecutors, public defenders and community agencies and volunteer...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

Austin Becomes Home to Army's High-Tech Futures Command

Austin Becomes Home to Army's High-Tech Futures Command

The Army made it official this morning that Austin will be the home of its new Futures Command headquarters. "Austin, Texas, was chosen based on its quality of life and proximity to commercial technology...

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