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Jan 16, 2019

Man Gets 35 Years in 8-State Child Pornography Scheme

Man Gets 35 Years in 8-State Child Pornography Scheme

Federal prosecutors in central Illinois say a Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for child pornography charges involving more than 40 girls in eight states

Jan 15, 2019

Road Debris Causes 6-Car Pileup on Houston Freeway

Road Debris Causes 6-Car Pileup on Houston Freeway

An air conditioning unit that had fallen from the back of a pickup truck led to a chain-reaction crash on a Houston freeway Monday night, police say.

Jan 14, 2019

Billionaire Texas Brothers Selling 4 Montana Ranches

Billionaire Texas Brothers Selling 4 Montana Ranches

Four Montana ranches owned by billionaire Texas brothers Dan and Farris Wilks are being offered for sale.

Jan 14, 2019

Woman Drinking Wine From Pringles Can Banned From Walmart

Woman Drinking Wine From Pringles Can Banned From Walmart

A woman was banned from a Wichita Falls Walmart after she reportedly spent Friday morning riding an electric cart around the parking lot while drinking wine from a Pringles can.

Jan 13, 2019

Lawmaker: Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas Capitol

Lawmaker: Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas Capitol

A Confederate plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War has been removed.

Jan 13, 2019

Texas Students Working to ID Deceased Migrants

Texas Students Working to ID Deceased Migrants

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports a volunteer team of forensic anthropology students and faculty from Texas State University in San Marcos and the University of Indianapolis this month launched the fourth...

Jan 12, 2019

Building Leather Armor is Labor of Love for Texarkana Man

Building Leather Armor is Labor of Love for Texarkana Man

A ranch-style house in a bucolic neighborhood on the edge of Texarkana is an unusual place to find a man making medieval and fantasy armor, but Clint Robinson is an unusual man.

Jan 12, 2019

Victoria Police Help Those With Mental Health Challenges

Victoria Police Help Those With Mental Health Challenges

Police officers in Victoria say jail is no place for people with mental illness, so officers instead connect them with services or lend an ear.

Jan 12, 2019

Houston Police Chief Nabs Driver for Going 140 MPH

Houston Police Chief Nabs Driver for Going 140 MPH

Houston's police chief says he set a new personal record when he issued a ticket to someone who blew past him going 140 mph.

Jan 12, 2019

Austin Service Held for Richard Overton, 112, WWII Veteran

Austin Service Held for Richard Overton, 112, WWII Veteran

Richard Overton, the nation's oldest World War II veteran who at 112 was believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., has been remembered for his love of country and joy for life.

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