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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Nurse Charged With Murder, Additional Charges Could Be Filed

Nurse Charged With Murder, Additional Charges Could Be Filed

A former nurse who was fired last month from a Texas hospital is being held on a murder charge after one patient died and two others slipped into vegetative states.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Two People Dead After Crash in Houston Involving Megabus

Two People Dead After Crash in Houston Involving Megabus

Two people are dead after a crash in Houston that involved a Megabus and several other vehicles.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Houston Astrodome 'Domecoming' Marks 53rd Anniversary

Houston Astrodome 'Domecoming' Marks 53rd Anniversary

Thousands of Houston Astrodome fans celebrated the 53rd anniversary of the now-vacant venue with a last look inside before a $105 million redevelopment begins.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Texas Ag Chief Puts Man With Revoked Licenses on State Panel

Texas Ag Chief Puts Man With Revoked Licenses on State Panel

A newspaper report says Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller in 2016 appointed to a state rural health task force a former physician who had his medical license revoked or suspended in Iowa and other...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

SEC Accuses 2 Texas Companies With Running Ponzi Scheme

SEC Accuses 2 Texas Companies With Running Ponzi Scheme

Federal regulators accuse two Texas companies and their leaders with defrauding elderly investors in a Ponzi scheme.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Authorities Release Austin Bombing Investigation Documents

Authorities Release Austin Bombing Investigation Documents

Federal officials said Monday that the suspect in a series of fatal Austin package bombings used PVC pipe casing, a metal pipe and shrapnel in his attacks that killed two people and seriously injured four...

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018

Selena Drink Cups Gobbled Up by Fans

Selena Drink Cups Gobbled Up by Fans

The latest version of drink cups bearing the likeness of slain Tejano music queen Selena didn't last long this weekend at Stripes convenience stores in Texas and Louisiana.

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018

San Antonio Officer Shoots Man Who Pulled Knife: Chief

San Antonio Officer Shoots Man Who Pulled Knife: Chief

A man accused of assaulting people with a baton in a San Antonio parking lot is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot by an officer when an electronic stun gun failed to subdue him.

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018

Owner of Waterpark Where Boy Died Probed Over Home Dispute

Owner of Waterpark Where Boy Died Probed Over Home Dispute

The co-owner of a Kansas waterpark where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on a raft ride is being investigated in Texas over a confrontation with people in his home.

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018

Pipeline Spill in South Dakota Twice as Big as First Thought

Pipeline Spill in South Dakota Twice as Big as First Thought

A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.

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Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

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Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

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