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Texas Sheriff Fires Deputy Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Man

Texas Sheriff Fires Deputy Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Man

A Texas sheriff has fired a deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man during a confrontation in Houston.

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Former NFL Player's 1952 Mantle Card Sells for $2.88 Million

Former NFL Player's 1952 Mantle Card Sells for $2.88 Million

A Mickey Mantle baseball card from 1952 was sold at auction for $2.88 million, falling just short of setting a record.

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Texas 8th-Graders Asked to List Positives of Slavery

Texas 8th-Graders Asked to List Positives of Slavery

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

A South Texas man who pleaded guilty to stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas with taxpayer funds was sentenced Friday, a report says.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Exploding Truck Wreck Closes Major Houston Freeway

Exploding Truck Wreck Closes Major Houston Freeway

A large truck hauling garbage flipped and exploded on one of Houston's major freeways, closing all nine lanes and snarling rush-hour traffic Friday morning.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Revenge Porn Law Dismissed in TX Appeals Court

Revenge Porn Law Dismissed in TX Appeals Court

A Texas appeals court has ruled unconstitutional a state law that punishes those who post intimate images from previous or current relationships online without consent.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Poll Suggests Texans Support Legalizing a Little Weed

Poll Suggests Texans Support Legalizing a Little Weed

According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 61 percent of Texas respondents are favor of legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Texas Groups Show 'Displeasure' Over Trump Plan

Texas Groups Show 'Displeasure' Over Trump Plan

Grassroots groups in Texas wrote a letter of "displeasure" over President Trump's infrastructure plan.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

TxDOT Waiving $1.3 Billion in Late Toll Fees: Report

TxDOT Waiving $1.3 Billion in Late Toll Fees: Report

The Texas Department of Transportation says it's waiving $1.3 billion in late fees for drivers who failed to pay their bills on time, a report says.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Prosecutor: Former Texas Nurse Confessed in Deaths of Babies

Prosecutor: Former Texas Nurse Confessed in Deaths of Babies

A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse who authorities believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children has confessed in the past to killing children in her care.

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