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Ranchers, Conservationists Team Up to Save Butterflies

 Ranchers, Conservationists Team Up to Save Butterflies

Five Texas ranches have teamed up with the Environmental Defense Fund to help preserve the migration route for monarch butterflies.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

Texas, Nationwide Gas Prices Increase

Texas, Nationwide Gas Prices Increase

Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up this week.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

Defendants In Boy's Death at Water Park Want Separate Trials

Defendants In Boy's Death at Water Park Want Separate Trials

Five defendants charged in the death of a 10-year-boy at a Kansas waterpark are seeking separate trials.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

DeLorean Widow Sues for 'Back to the Future' Payments

DeLorean Widow Sues for 'Back to the Future' Payments

The widow of maverick automaker John DeLorean has alleged in a lawsuit that a Texas company illegally received money from the "Back to the Future" movies that used his iconic car.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

Abbott Calls for Emergency Special Election

Abbott Calls for Emergency Special Election

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suspended state law and called a special election in June to fill the seat vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who recently resigned following sexual harassment...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

After a Death, How Much Can 'Broken Heart' Hurt Survivors?

After a Death, How Much Can 'Broken Heart' Hurt Survivors?

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

McKinney Concert Promoter Sentenced for $1.7 Million Fraud

McKinney Concert Promoter Sentenced for $1.7 Million Fraud

A concert promoter who bilked investors, performers and other promoters out of at least $1.7 million has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

Grandmother Suspected in 2 Killings Waives Extradition

Grandmother Suspected in 2 Killings Waives Extradition

It will be first come, first served for two states wanting to take custody of a Minnesota woman who is suspected in two killings, a Texas judge ruled Monday. Lois Riess waived extradition before the judge...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Parole Board, Appeals Court, Won't Stop Wednesday Execution

Parole Board, Appeals Court, Won't Stop Wednesday Execution

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles unanimously has refused a clemency request from a Texas prisoner set for execution this week for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother at a home...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Woman Sets Car on Fire With Children Inside: Police

Woman Sets Car on Fire With Children Inside: Police

Authorities in Houston have taken a woman into custody after witnesses reported she set her car on fire as she sat inside with her three children.

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