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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.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018

Amtrak Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer

Amtrak Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer

An Amtrak train collided with a tractor-trailer Friday afternoon in Missouri City, Texas.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

South Texas Officer Shot in Struggle With Smuggling Suspect

South Texas Officer Shot in Struggle With Smuggling Suspect

A South Texas police officer has been shot following a pursuit and struggle with a suspect who authorities say was known to smuggle people across the border into the U.S.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

El Paso's Landmark Ranger Peak Aerial Tram Closed to Public

El Paso's Landmark Ranger Peak Aerial Tram Closed to Public

El Paso's landmark Wyler Aerial Tramway, which has carried passengers to the peak of the Franklin Mountains for the past six decades, has been closed to public use indefinitely.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Ex-Texas Prison Guard Accused in Deadly Assault of Inmate

Ex-Texas Prison Guard Accused in Deadly Assault of Inmate

A former Texas prison guard is being accused of assaulting an inmate who has died from his injuries.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Air Force Trainer Plane Crashes in San Antonio

Air Force Trainer Plane Crashes in San Antonio

An Air Force trainer plane from a San Antonio military base crashed near a mall on the northeast side of the city Tuesday afternoon, according KSAT-TV.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

TX Man Who Survived Florida Mass Shooting Dies in Car Crash

TX Man Who Survived Florida Mass Shooting Dies in Car Crash

A Texas man who survived a mass shooting during a video game tournament last month in Florida has died in a car crash.

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