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Saturday, Sep 10, 2016

Texas Mattress Store Closes After 'Twin Towers' Ad

Texas Mattress Store Closes After 'Twin Towers' Ad

The owner of a Texas mattress store has closed his store after apologizing for what he called a "tasteless" advertisement promoting a 9/11 anniversary sale. The online ad for Miracle Mattress in San Antonio...

Friday, Sep 9, 2016

TX Mattress Store Apologizes for 'Twin Towers' Sale Video

TX Mattress Store Apologizes for 'Twin Towers' Sale Video

A San Antonio mattress store is apologizing after a video promoting a "Twin Towers sale" drew widespread criticism on social media.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016

TX Game Wardens Beef Up Terror Threat Equipment, Training

TX Game Wardens Beef Up Terror Threat Equipment, Training

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say their game wardens have acquired advanced detection equipment designed to block the smuggling of radiological or nuclear material from Texas coastal waters...

Friday, Jan 8, 2016

Terror-Related Arrest in TX Refuels Refugee Debate

Terror-Related Arrest in TX Refuels Refugee Debate

Two Iraqi-born men who came to the United States as refugees have been arrested on terrorism-related charges by federal authorities who allege one traveled to Syria to fight with terrorists in the civil war and...

Friday, Jan 8, 2016

Terrorism-Related Arrests Made in Texas, California

Terrorism-Related Arrests Made in Texas, California

Authorities say they have arrested two people on terrorism-related charges in Texas and California.

Friday, Sep 25, 2015

Son of Army Doctor Jailed on Terrorism Charge

Son of Army Doctor Jailed on Terrorism Charge

A man who pleaded guilty to charges that he recruited terrorists while he was a top student at the University of Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Friday, Sep 11, 2015

9/11 Rescue Dog From TX Celebrates 16th Birthday in NYC

9/11 Rescue Dog From TX Celebrates 16th Birthday in NYC

A rescue dog that flew to New York from Texas for the 9/11 recovery effort returned last month to celebrate her 16th birthday.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Terror Charges

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Terror Charges

Federal prosecutors say a Central Texas man has pleaded guilty to attempting to support terrorists overseas and faces up to 15 years in prison.

Friday, Jun 27, 2014

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charge

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charge

Federal prosecutors say an Austin man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he sought to join an al-Qaida splinter group leading militants in Iraq.

Monday, Dec 2, 2013

Texas Arrests Over Narcotic Plant Raise Terrorism Questions

Texas Arrests Over Narcotic Plant Raise Terrorism Questions

A chewable African plant that investigators in Texas believe may be linked to terrorism groups has quietly launched a lengthy investigation in Houston and produced multiple arrests

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Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

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Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

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A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

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