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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Opioid-Laced Flyers Placed on Cars Near Sheriff's Office

Opioid-Laced Flyers Placed on Cars Near Sheriff's Office

A sergeant in the Harris County Sheriff's Office tested positive for an opioid after touching a flyer left on a car Monday afternoon, officials say.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Texas Man Accused of Killing Wife for Life Insurance in 1973

Texas Man Accused of Killing Wife for Life Insurance in 1973

Prosecutors say a Texas man accused of killing his wife 45 years ago in a staged car crash in suburban Chicago did so to collect her life insurance.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Santa Fe ISD Considers Renovations After School Shooting

Santa Fe ISD Considers Renovations After School Shooting

Santa Fe High School is considering security measures and renovation proposals amid parent demands for changes following a mass shooting that killed 10 people.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Austin Suburb Ends Contract With Immigrant Detention Center

Austin Suburb Ends Contract With Immigrant Detention Center

A conservative Texas suburb voted Tuesday to sever ties with a 500-bed immigration detention center that activists say is currently housing some mothers who don't know the whereabouts of their children.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Dallas Man Sues NPR for $57M Over Report on Death of Staffer

Dallas Man Sues NPR for $57M Over Report on Death of Staffer

Another lawsuit has been filed in the fallout of a retracted Fox News report that claimed a Democratic National Committee employee had leaked DNC emails to WikiLeaks during the presidential campaign.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Texas Boy Scout Killed After Tree Falls on His Tent at Camp

Texas Boy Scout Killed After Tree Falls on His Tent at Camp

Boy Scouts officials are offering condolences after a 14-year-old boy from Texas was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Watch: 2 Surrender After Police Chase in Houston

Watch: 2 Surrender After Police Chase in Houston

Two people surrendered peacefully after leading Houston police officers on a chase on the city's northeast side Tuesday morning.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Gas Prices Are Down, Expected to Drop Further

Gas Prices Are Down, Expected to Drop Further

The price of gas is yet another reason to love Texas.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Former Texas A&M Mascot Dies

Former Texas A&M Mascot Dies

Former Texas A&M mascot Reveille VIII died Monday. She was 12 years old.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018

Texas Commission to Rule on Candidate's Child Care Request

Texas Commission to Rule on Candidate's Child Care Request

Wichita County Commissioner candidate Catie Robinson is asking the Texas Ethics Commission to allow her to use political contributions to pay for campaign-related child care expenses.

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