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Oct 18, 2018

Man On Dallas-bound Flight Faces Assault Charge: Feds

Man On Dallas-bound Flight Faces Assault Charge: Feds

Federal authorities say a man accused of touching a woman's leg and trying to play "footsies" with her on a flight has been charged with simple assault.

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Man Sentenced to More Than 24 Years for Texas Mosque Fire

Man Sentenced to More Than 24 Years for Texas Mosque Fire

A man convicted of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been sentenced to more than 24 years in prison. Marq Vincent Perez was sentenced Wednesday during a court hearing in Victoria, Texas.

Oct 17, 2018

More Rain Expected Amid Central Texas Flooding

More Rain Expected Amid Central Texas Flooding

A continued threat of flooding is forecast in parts of Central Texas as more rain is expected in the area and dams along the swollen Colorado River release water downstream, officials said Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2018

George W. Bush, Laura Bush To Be Honored for Work With Vets

George W. Bush, Laura Bush To Be Honored for Work With Vets

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush have been named this year's recipients of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal for their commitment to veterans.

Oct 17, 2018

Water Levels Falling on Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Water Levels Falling on Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Water levels are quickly dropping on a Texas river that soared above flood stage this week, destroying a bridge, forcing evacuations and leading to multiple water rescues.

Oct 17, 2018

AP Fact Check: Cruz, O'Rourke Debate in San Antonio

AP Fact Check: Cruz, O'Rourke Debate in San Antonio

A look at claims made in Tuesday's Senate debate in San Antonio.

Oct 17, 2018

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Trafficking in New Mexico

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Trafficking in New Mexico

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to a methamphetamine trafficking charge in New Mexico.

Oct 16, 2018

Argument Preceded South Texas Shooting That Killed 4 Men

Argument Preceded South Texas Shooting That Killed 4 Men

A man was accused of being a "peeping tom" in the lead up to a shooting that ended with him and three of his adult grandsons being killed at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas, according to court...

Oct 16, 2018

University of Texas Board Chairwoman Stepping Down in 2019

University of Texas Board Chairwoman Stepping Down in 2019

A spokeswoman says the chairwoman of the University of Texas System regents is resigning two years before her term is set to expire.

Oct 17, 2018

NTSB: Driver's Drug Use Led to Deadly Crash With Church Bus

NTSB: Driver's Drug Use Led to Deadly Crash With Church Bus

A motorist's use of marijuana and a sedative led to a collision with a church bus that killed 13 people on the bus, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday.

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