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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Texas Man Sentenced to 60 Years in 4-Year-Old Girl's Death

Texas Man Sentenced to 60 Years in 4-Year-Old Girl's Death

A Houston-area man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old girl when he was 17.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Texas Mom Pleads Guilty in Deaths of 2 Kids Inside Hot Car

Texas Mom Pleads Guilty in Deaths of 2 Kids Inside Hot Car

A 20-year-old Texas mother whose two toddlers died after they were left for hours inside a hot vehicle has pleaded guilty.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Public Bus Service Between Galveston, Houston Ends Friday

Public Bus Service Between Galveston, Houston Ends Friday

The only public bus transportation service between Galveston and downtown Houston is ending due to low ridership.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Report Released on Australian Plane Crash

Report Released on Australian Plane Crash

Investigators say the pilot of a plane that crashed last year into an Australian shopping mall, killing him and his four American passengers, didn't properly check the aircraft before takeoff.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

3D Gun Advocate Accused of Sex With Minor Freed on Bond

3D Gun Advocate Accused of Sex With Minor Freed on Bond

The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Texas Prisons Often Deny Dentures to Inmates With No Teeth

Texas Prisons Often Deny Dentures to Inmates With No Teeth

Inmates without teeth in Texas are routinely denied dentures because state prison policy says chewing isn't a medical necessity because they can eat blended food.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Girl, 11, Found After Amber Alert Issued Monday

Girl, 11, Found After Amber Alert Issued Monday

A statewide Amber Alert sent for an 11-year-old last seen in Bellmead, near Waco, has been discontinued.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

Peruvian National Linked to Atrocity Arrested in West Texas

Peruvian National Linked to Atrocity Arrested in West Texas

Federal authorities say a former Peruvian Army sergeant has been apprehended in Texas on human rights violations for his alleged involvement in the 1991 killing of 15 villagers in the South American country.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

$18M Worth of Cocaine Found in Bananas Given to Texas Prison

$18M Worth of Cocaine Found in Bananas Given to Texas Prison

Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes.

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

School Head Resigns Over Comment About Black Quarterbacks

School Head Resigns Over Comment About Black Quarterbacks

A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.

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