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Sunday, Sep 9, 2018

Denton Names New Police Chief

Denton Names New Police Chief

Nearly two weeks after releasing a list of six finalists, the Denton Police Department has named a new chief. Frank Dixon will come to Denton from Austin, where he served as the city's assistant police chief.

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018

Pipeline Dumps 8,000 Gallons of Jet Fuel Into Indiana River

Pipeline Dumps 8,000 Gallons of Jet Fuel Into Indiana River

A Texas company says one of its pipelines has spilled more than 8,000 gallons of jet fuel into a river in the northeastern Indiana city of Decatur.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

Border Patrol in Texas Seizes Buckets of Methamphetamine

Border Patrol in Texas Seizes Buckets of Methamphetamine

U.S. Border Patrol agents in South Texas have intercepted more than $4.1 million worth of liquid methamphetamine being smuggled in buckets labeled as paint.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

Court Again Blocks Texas from Requiring Fetal Remains Burial

Court Again Blocks Texas from Requiring Fetal Remains Burial

A federal judge in Texas has again blocked the state from requiring abortion clinics to bury or cremate fetal remains.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

Large Numbers of Undecided Voters in Texas AG Race: Polls

Large Numbers of Undecided Voters in Texas AG Race: Polls

Polls released over the summer on the November race for Texas attorney general show a narrow margin between leading candidates with many voters still undecided.

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018

Tropical-Force Winds, Rain from Gordon Slam into Gulf Coast

Tropical-Force Winds, Rain from Gordon Slam into Gulf Coast

Tropical-force winds from fast-moving Gordon smashed into the coastline of Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle on Tuesday evening, the frontal edge of a system just offshore that forecasters warned...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon Brings Hurricane Warning to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon Brings Hurricane Warning to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018

Second Funeral Held for Sect Leader's Wife Who Died in 2004

Second Funeral Held for Sect Leader's Wife Who Died in 2004

A second funeral has been held for the second wife of the imprisoned leader of a polygamous sect whose members ran two communities on opposite sides of the Arizona-Utah border.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018

Heavy Rains Flood Galveston Streets on Labor Day

Heavy Rains Flood Galveston Streets on Labor Day

Parts of Galveston have gotten more than 10 inches of rain, flooding streets as a storm system moved across the island.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018

Texas Mom with Baby Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Texas Mom with Baby Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Newly-released video shows a Texas mother with her baby lead police on a wild, high-speed chase. The pursuit happened in June near San Antonio.

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