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Aug 14, 2019

Castro Believes Debate Showings Helped Raise Profile

Castro Believes Debate Showings Helped Raise Profile

Most of the Democratic presidential candidates stopped in Iowa over the weekend for the start of the Iowa State Fair. Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro spent the weekend in the...

Aug 12, 2019

Man Charged With Murder in Wrong-Way Driving Crash Death of Frisco Man

Man Charged With Murder in Wrong-Way Driving Crash Death of Frisco Man

An Iowa man who court records say told an officer he was trying to kill himself by driving the wrong way on Interstate 80 has been charged with first-degree murder for the crash death of a North Texas resident.

Aug 10, 2019

Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak at Gun Safety Forum

Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak at Gun Safety Forum

Sixteen Democratic presidential candidates spoke Saturday at a forum on gun safety in Iowa, organized by Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action.

Aug 7, 2019

O'Rourke Forgoing Iowa to Stay in Texas After Mass Shooting

O'Rourke Forgoing Iowa to Stay in Texas After Mass Shooting

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is canceling a series of campaign stops in Iowa and will remain in El Paso through the weekend as his hometown continues to cope with a mass shooting that...

Jul 3, 2018

Texas Man Arrested After Heroin Seized in Nebraska

Texas Man Arrested After Heroin Seized in Nebraska

The Nebraska State Patrol says a Texas man has been arrested after an undercover investigator found 11 pounds of heroin on him, including some strapped to his torso.

Jul 5, 2017

TX Business Man Used Lottery Payout for Offshore Tax Scam

TX Business Man Used Lottery Payout for Offshore Tax Scam

A man who collected a Wisconsin Lottery jackpot that was rigged by his friend has admitted using the windfall for an investment scheme that produced another wave of undeserved government money.

Jun 19, 2017

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

FBI Missed Rigged Jackpot in 2006 Before Lottery Scheme Grew

Investigators were suspicious in 2006 when they heard that a rural Texas judge was trying to exchange $450,000 in consecutively marked bills.

Aug 24, 2015

Perry's Iowa Chairman Has Left Lagging Campaign

Perry's Iowa Chairman Has Left Lagging Campaign

The Iowa chairman for Rick Perry's faltering Republican presidential bid says he is no longer part of the campaign as Perry seeks to keep his longshot effort alive on limited funds.

Aug 19, 2015

Perry Questions Border Wall Plans, Stresses Better Security

Perry Questions Border Wall Plans, Stresses Better Security

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says building a wall is not the best way to secure the U.S. border and halt illegal immigration.

Aug 13, 2015

Suspect in Texas Capitol Car Fire Arrested in Iowa

Suspect in Texas Capitol Car Fire Arrested in Iowa

A 38-year-old man in an Iowa jail has been accused of setting fire to a car outside the Texas Capitol on Aug. 7.

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