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5 hours ago

County Surrounding Houston Blocks Robot Brothel Opening

County Surrounding Houston Blocks Robot Brothel Opening

A Southeast Texas county has followed the lead of Houston, its county seat, and changed regulations to essentially stop a so-called robot brothel from opening.

5 hours ago

So-Called 'Frack Master' Pleads Guilty in Dallas to Fraud

So-Called 'Frack Master' Pleads Guilty in Dallas to Fraud

A Dallas businessman who dubbed himself the "Frack Master" and went on TV to discuss oil and gas has pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion charges in what regulators called an $80 million scam.

5 hours ago

Texas Requires Large Schools to Report Player Concussions

Texas Requires Large Schools to Report Player Concussions

Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.

6 hours ago

Man Gets 7 Years-Plus in Prison for Shipping Container Scam

Man Gets 7 Years-Plus in Prison for Shipping Container Scam

A 54-year-old Houston-area man has been sentenced to seven years and one month in federal prison after pleading guilty to a fraudulent shipping container scheme.

5 hours ago

Police: Man Pointed Gun at Girlfriend Over Late Baby Shower

Police: Man Pointed Gun at Girlfriend Over Late Baby Shower

A Central Texas man has been arrested after police say he pointed a loaded gun at his pregnant girlfriend when her baby shower at their home went longer than planned.

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

Remains of Texas Soldier From WWII to Be Returned to Family

Remains of Texas Soldier From WWII to Be Returned to Family

The remains of a 20-year-old Southeast Texas soldier who went missing in action in 1944 during World War II have been identified and are being returned to his family.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018

Road Barriers May be Modified After Pelicans Deaths in Texas

Road Barriers May be Modified After Pelicans Deaths in Texas

Solid median barriers along a South Texas highway could be modified to better protect nesting pelicans from being struck and killed.

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

Man Accused of Groping Woman; Claimed Trump Said It's OK

Man Accused of Groping Woman; Claimed Trump Said It's OK

A Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque and later telling authorities that the president of the United States says it's OK to grab women...

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018

Houston Company Recalls Salad With Chicken Products

Houston Company Recalls Salad With Chicken Products

A Houston company has recalled nearly 1,800 pounds (817 kilograms) of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Ex-San Antonio Police Detective in Botched Cases is Charged

Ex-San Antonio Police Detective in Botched Cases is Charged

A San Antonio police detective who was fired last year for what authorities say was his mishandling of more than 130 sexual assault and other cases now is facing several charges that he tampered with evidence.

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