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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Man Sentenced for Role in Scheme That Snared Texas Lawmaker

Man Sentenced for Role in Scheme That Snared Texas Lawmaker

A consultant who was found guilty along with a former Texas state senator of operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Man Accused of Using Cattle to Defraud Bank of $5.8 Million

Man Accused of Using Cattle to Defraud Bank of $5.8 Million

Authorities in Texas have arrested a man accused of receiving more than $5.8 million in bank loans by fraudulently using 8,000 head of cattle there and in Oklahoma as collateral.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Abbott Urges Trump to Scrap Tariffs

Abbott Urges Trump to Scrap Tariffs

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging President Donald Trump to rethink imposing steel and aluminum tariffs, worrying that doing so "may threaten future economic growth both in our state and across...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Retail Gas Prices in Texas Drop Four Cents Per Gallon

Retail Gas Prices in Texas Drop Four Cents Per Gallon

Average retail gasoline prices both in Texas and across the country have declined this week.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Kissing Bugs Attack Central Texas Woman: Report

Kissing Bugs Attack Central Texas Woman: Report

A Central Texas woman was treated for multiple bug bites she believes came from kissing bugs, which are known to carry a deadly parasite, a recent report says.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Local Group Boards Buses Overnight, Bound for Border

Local Group Boards Buses Overnight, Bound for Border

A group of about 100 North Texans are bound for the border Thursday to protest the continued separation of migrant children from their parents.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Mother Battles State for Son's Health Insurance Coverage

Mother Battles State for Son's Health Insurance Coverage

A Mesquite mother battling a state contractor to get insurance coverage for her adopted son addressed lawmakers at the Texas State Capitol Wednesday in hopes what she calls a preventable tragedy like her...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Texas Inmate Executed for 1979 Rape, Murder in Houston

Texas Inmate Executed for 1979 Rape, Murder in Houston

A Texas prisoner accused of four killings and at least nine rapes was executed Wednesday for a 1979 rape and murder in Houston that went unsolved for two decades until he confessed.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Rattlesnake Hiding in Toys Bites Texas Toddler

Rattlesnake Hiding in Toys Bites Texas Toddler

A 1-year-old Abilene boy was bitten by a baby rattlesnake hiding in some toys outside his home Tuesday afternoon, a report says.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Dallas Developer Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Brochure

Dallas Developer Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Brochure

A Dallas-based developer is apologizing over a promotional brochure declaring the "quintessential" shopper of an Austin-area retail center as being "Anglo, Jewish, or Asian," a report says.

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