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Jan 7, 2019

7-Year-Old With Autism Missing From Galveston County

7-Year-Old With Autism Missing From Galveston County

The Texas Endangered Persons Alert Network has issued an endangered missing persons alert for a 7-year-old boy from Galveston County.

Jan 6, 2019

Corpus Christi Police Video Shows Burning Vehicle Rescue

Corpus Christi Police Video Shows Burning Vehicle Rescue

Corpus Christi police have praised the actions of officers and good Samaritans who saved a 70-year-old man from a burning vehicle before dawn on New Year's Day.

Jan 6, 2019

6-Story Garage Imploded in Austin, Student Housing Planned

6-Story Garage Imploded in Austin, Student Housing Planned

A six-story parking garage in Austin has been imploded to make way for a student housing project near the University of Texas.

Jan 6, 2019

Counseling Center Offers Help After Santa Fe School Shooting

Counseling Center Offers Help After Santa Fe School Shooting

A Methodist church in Santa Fe has been home to a counseling center since a high school shooting that killed 10 people last May.

Jan 6, 2019

Some Texas Lawmakers See Less Appetite for Divisive Measures

Some Texas Lawmakers See Less Appetite for Divisive Measures

Lawmakers in Texas say a new legislative session will test whether Republican losses in the 2018 election will soften one of the most conservative statehouses in the country.

Jan 5, 2019

Jail Inmates in San Antonio Learn Better Parenting Skills

Jail Inmates in San Antonio Learn Better Parenting Skills

The nine male inmates dressed in orange jumpsuits and slippers recently sat in a classroom at the Bexar County Adult Detention Center and learned to be better parents.

Jan 5, 2019

Same Name: Shane Lechler, Texas Pharmacist, Not NFL Player

Same Name: Shane Lechler, Texas Pharmacist, Not NFL Player

It's a daily occurrence at H-E-B at Tower Point in College Station as customers ask for Shane Lechler, the pharmacist, who's not the former NFL player by the same name.

Jan 5, 2019

West Texas Elementary Students in Club to Promote Kindness

West Texas Elementary Students in Club to Promote Kindness

For Buice Elementary School students who want to make their world a little better, there's a club for that.

Jan 5, 2019

Aftermath of Disasters to be Priority for Texas Lawmakers

Aftermath of Disasters to be Priority for Texas Lawmakers

Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions with a closer balance between Republicans and Democrats.

Jan 7, 2019

Man Charged With Murder in Houston Girl's Death

Man Charged With Murder in Houston Girl's Death

A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting that authorities said Sunday appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, not a racially motivated...

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