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Jan 16, 2019

Man Gets 35 Years in 8-State Child Pornography Scheme

Man Gets 35 Years in 8-State Child Pornography Scheme

Federal prosecutors in central Illinois say a Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for child pornography charges involving more than 40 girls in eight states

Jan 16, 2019

Bodies Found in Oklahoma Believed To Be Missing Texas Couple

Bodies Found in Oklahoma Believed To Be Missing Texas Couple

Authorities in Texas say the bodies of a man and a woman recovered from shallow graves in rural Oklahoma are believed to be those of two missing central Texas residents

Jan 15, 2019

Petition Launched to Name Dr Pepper TX Official Soft Drink

Petition Launched to Name Dr Pepper TX Official Soft Drink

A change.org petition launched on Jan. 15 asks Dr Pepper fans to support the brand by saying that it should be declared the official soft drink of the Lone Star State.

Jan 15, 2019

Gov. Greg Abbott Sworn-In For Second Term

Gov. Greg Abbott Sworn-In For Second Term

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn in Tuesday for their second terms in office.

Jan 15, 2019

Road Debris Causes 6-Car Pileup on Houston Freeway

Road Debris Causes 6-Car Pileup on Houston Freeway

An air conditioning unit that had fallen from the back of a pickup truck led to a chain-reaction crash on a Houston freeway Monday night, police say.

Jan 14, 2019

Driver Who Chased SUV Involved in Fatal Crash Indicted

Driver Who Chased SUV Involved in Fatal Crash Indicted

A man who authorities say chased an SUV filled with egg-throwing teens, causing a crash near Houston that killed another motorist, has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges.

Jan 14, 2019

Appeals Court Stays Convicted Killer's Tuesday Execution

Appeals Court Stays Convicted Killer's Tuesday Execution

A Texas appeals court has delayed this week's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his girlfriend's 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an "exorcism."

Jan 14, 2019

Amber Alert Discontinued for Texas Girl, 12

Amber Alert Discontinued for Texas Girl, 12

An Amber Alert has been discontinued for a Texas girl authorities believed had been kidnapped and in "grave or immediate danger."

Jan 14, 2019

Billionaire Texas Brothers Selling 4 Montana Ranches

Billionaire Texas Brothers Selling 4 Montana Ranches

Four Montana ranches owned by billionaire Texas brothers Dan and Farris Wilks are being offered for sale.

Jan 14, 2019

Woman Drinking Wine From Pringles Can Banned From Walmart

Woman Drinking Wine From Pringles Can Banned From Walmart

A woman was banned from a Wichita Falls Walmart after she reportedly spent Friday morning riding an electric cart around the parking lot while drinking wine from a Pringles can.

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