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Friday, Jul 20, 2018

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.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Federal Judge Won't Stop Texas Execution

Federal Judge Won't Stop Texas Execution

A federal judge has turned down an appeal from a 34-year-old Texas prisoner set for execution for the 2004 fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

San Antonio Store Owner's Killer Set for Execution

San Antonio Store Owner's Killer Set for Execution

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

'Credible Fear' for US Asylum Harder to Prove Under Trump

'Credible Fear' for US Asylum Harder to Prove Under Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has quietly tightened restrictions on the types of cases that can qualify someone for asylum in the U.S., as part of the Trump administration's broader crackdown on immigration.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Texas School to Auction Confederacy Items After Name Change

Texas School to Auction Confederacy Items After Name Change

San Antonio district officials are cleaning out mascot costumes, athletic gear, banners and other memorabilia after removing a Confederate reference from a high school's name.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

3 Charged With Spraying 'I Don't Care. Do You' on Walls

3 Charged With Spraying 'I Don't Care. Do You' on Walls

Three people have been indicted in Texas on vandalism charges after slogans were found spray-painted on historic missions in San Antonio.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

AAA: Statewide Gas Prices Up Slightly Due to Strong Demand

AAA: Statewide Gas Prices Up Slightly Due to Strong Demand

The statewide average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel is currently $2.66, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

President Trump Sends Signed 'MAGA' Hat to Texas Teen

President Trump Sends Signed 'MAGA' Hat to Texas Teen

A teenager whose "Make America Great Again" hat was taken at a Whataburger received a new cap signed by President Trump, San Antonio's NBC affiliate WOAI reports.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Officials: 4-Year-Old Stepson of Texas Lawman Shot Himself

Officials: 4-Year-Old Stepson of Texas Lawman Shot Himself

Authorities in Southeast Texas are trying to determine if the 4-year-old stepson of a sheriff's sergeant shot himself in the head with his stepfather's service weapon.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Top Texas Appeals Court Won't Stop Next Week's Execution

Top Texas Appeals Court Won't Stop Next Week's Execution

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to stop the scheduled execution next week of an inmate convicted of fatally shooting a San Antonio convenience store owner nearly 14 years ago.

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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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