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Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty in Texas Case Involving State Senator

Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty in Texas Case Involving State Senator

The former chief executive of a failed oil field services company has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and other charges in a federal case that includes a Texas state senator as a defendant.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

University of Oklahoma Gymnast Says Sports Doctor Abused Her

University of Oklahoma Gymnast Says Sports Doctor Abused Her

A University of Oklahoma gymnast and former Olympic hopeful says she is among more than 100 women and girls who say they are victims of sexual abuse by a now-imprisoned Michigan sports doctor.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Widow of Late Texas Governor Bill Clements Dies at 86

Widow of Late Texas Governor Bill Clements Dies at 86

Rita Crocker Clements, widow of late Texas Governor Bill Clements, died Saturday morning. She was 86 years old.

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018

DFW-bound Flight Turned Around for Mechanical Issue

DFW-bound Flight Turned Around for Mechanical Issue

Authorities say an American Eagle flight from Peoria, Illinois, bound for Dallas-Fort Worth has made an unexpected return because of a mechanical issue.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

Trump Seeks $18 Billion to Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out...

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Colleagues Make Pet Rescue Flight in Honor Of Missing Pilot

Colleagues Make Pet Rescue Flight in Honor Of Missing Pilot

Colleagues of a missing pilot who was volunteering for a pet rescue operation when his plane failed to land at a Texas airport have completed the rescue flight in his honor.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Biker Set for Trial in Waco After Rejecting Plea Deal

Biker Set for Trial in Waco After Rejecting Plea Deal

The second biker set for trial on charges stemming from a 2015 shooting among bikers and police in Waco has rejected a plea deal.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Official: Doctor Flying Missing Plane May Have Lacked Oxygen

Official: Doctor Flying Missing Plane May Have Lacked Oxygen

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a small plane in the Gulf of Mexico after all communication with the pilot was lost.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Texas Man Faces Kidnapping Charges After Colorado Arrest

Texas Man Faces Kidnapping Charges After Colorado Arrest

A 44-year-old man named as a person of interest in the death of a woman and the abduction of her two daughters in Texas is in custody in southern Colorado.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018

Chip & Joanna Gaines Expecting 5th Child

Chip & Joanna Gaines Expecting 5th Child

Chip & Joanna Gaines, the stars of the hit TV show "Fixer Upper," are expecting their fifth child.

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