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Dallas Man Convicted for Islamic State Revenge Slaying

Dallas Man Convicted for Islamic State Revenge Slaying

A 33-year-old man is facing up to life in prison after a Dallas jury convicted him of a slaying prosecutors said was intended as revenge for Islamic State-linked shootings in Garland, Texas, and San Bernardino...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018

Vintage Plane Crashes in Burnet, Texas

Vintage Plane Crashes in Burnet, Texas

A vintage World War II plane with 14 people on board crashed and burned during takeoff Saturday morning in Burnet, Texas.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Man Convicted in Murder of UT Student Haruka Weiser

Man Convicted in Murder of UT Student Haruka Weiser

Jurors have convicted a man in the 2016 death of a student who was sexually assaulted strangled on the University of Texas campus.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Neil Armstrong's Collection Goes to Auction

Neil Armstrong's Collection Goes to Auction

Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first human to walk on the moon.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Alamo Monument Must Relocate for $450M Plan: Officials

Alamo Monument Must Relocate for $450M Plan: Officials

San Antonio officials insist a historic monument must be relocated as part of the $450 million plan to redevelop the Alamo.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Diner Banned After Leaving Racist Message, No Tip, to Server

Diner Banned After Leaving Racist Message, No Tip, to Server

A diner has been banned from an Odessa steakhouse after leaving a racist message for the waiter instead of a tip.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Police: Toddler Dies After 3 1/2 Hours in Hot Day-Care Van

Police: Toddler Dies After 3 1/2 Hours in Hot Day-Care Van

Police say a 3-year-old boy has died after being left in a hot day care center van for 3 1/2 hours parked outside the center in northwest Houston.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Texas Sees First Cases of West Nile Virus This Year

Texas Sees First Cases of West Nile Virus This Year

Texas health officials say they've confirmed the state's first cases this year of people falling ill with West Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Former Dallas County Sheriff and current gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez (D) has a new campaign manager.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Texas Meat-Lovers Appalled Over WeWork's Meat-Free Policy

Texas Meat-Lovers Appalled Over WeWork's Meat-Free Policy

Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious.

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Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

A woman unexpectedly delivered her baby at Chick-fil-A. Her baby was granted free Chick-fil-A for life and future employment, according to KSAT 12 News.
Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman. Police say a woman reported her car stolen after Kelton Griffin went to her house to take her on a date.
News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

After video of an attention-craving cow named Oliver went viral, a news crew went to meet him to see if he really was the friendliest cow in North Carolina and he did not disappoint.
2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

This cute Twitter video that has gone viral shows a little 2-year-old playing catch with a neighbor's dog over their fence. The dog and child play together every time they're both outside at the same time.
Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

This dog - Buddy, from Florida - stayed by his owner's side when he collapsed due to his diabetes. When Buddy realized his owner, Josh, wasn't getting up, he broke through a screendoor to get help from...
Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach.
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