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3 hours ago

Diner Banned After Leaving Racist Message, No Tip, to Server

Diner Banned After Leaving Racist Message, No Tip, to Server

A diner has been banned from an Odessa steakhouse after leaving a racist message for the waiter instead of a tip.

3 hours ago

Police: Toddler Dies After 4 Hours in Hot Day-Care Van

Police: Toddler Dies After 4 Hours in Hot Day-Care Van

Police say an 18-month-old child has died after being left in a hot day care center van for four hours parked outside the center in northwest Houston.

4 hours ago

Texas Sees First Cases of West Nile Virus This Year

Texas Sees First Cases of West Nile Virus This Year

Texas health officials say they've confirmed the state's first cases this year of people falling ill with West Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Lupe Valdez's Changes Campaign Managers, Lags in Polls, Cash

Former Dallas County Sheriff and current gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez (D) has a new campaign manager.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Texas Meat-Lovers Appalled Over WeWork's Meat-Free Policy

Texas Meat-Lovers Appalled Over WeWork's Meat-Free Policy

Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever From Texas

Blue Origin Launches Spacecraft Higher Than Ever From Texas

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule higher into space than it's ever done before.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Man Accused in Texas Student's Death Says He Didn't Kill Her

Man Accused in Texas Student's Death Says He Didn't Kill Her

A 20-year-old man on trial in the slaying of a University of Texas freshman on campus in 2016 has taken the stand and denied killing her.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

North Texas Man Faces Up to 30 Years For $8.6M Loan Fraud

North Texas Man Faces Up to 30 Years For $8.6M Loan Fraud

Prosecutors say a former loan officer in North Texas has pleaded guilty in an $8.6 million scheme involving fake documents and fictitious borrowers.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Houston Murder Suspect Violated Probation But Wasn't Sought

Houston Murder Suspect Violated Probation But Wasn't Sought

Authorities didn't search for a Houston man who cut off his ankle monitor in violation of parole terms until a week later when he was linked to a violent rampage that included three shooting deaths over...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

More than half of Texas' 254 counties are under a burn ban.

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