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Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday burning more than 30 city transit vehicles in Victoria, Texas, where residents were already struggling for transportation after losing cars in the flooding from Hurricane...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Woman, 42, Pleads Guilty in Texas Fake Registered Nurse Case

Prosecutors say a woman with no medical training faces up to five years in federal prison after she faked being a registered nurse at five medical facilities in Texas.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

State Rep. Victoria Neave is withstanding from food to protest the anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill that is set for debate this Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016

Work Continues for $1M Artificial Reef off Texas

Work Continues for $1M Artificial Reef off Texas

The 'Keeping it Wild' artificial reef planned for the Gulf of Mexico will include hundreds of pyramid-style structures friendly to the fish, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Ex-South Texas Parole Officer Admits Producing Child Porn

Ex-South Texas Parole Officer Admits Producing Child Porn

A former Texas prison system parole officer has pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a child after she and her boyfriend were accused of producing child pornography.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

6 Indicted in $15M Crops Scam, Farmers Not Paid

6 Indicted in $15M Crops Scam, Farmers Not Paid

A South Texas grand jury has indicted six men accused of stealing $15 million from farmers by brokering the sale of crops then pocketing the cash.

Sunday, Oct 4, 2015

Firefighters Save Urn With Grandmother's Ashes

Firefighters Save Urn With Grandmother's Ashes

Firefighters in Southeast Texas have salvaged an irreplaceable item for one 16-year-old from the debris of her burned home: an urn with the ashes of her grandmother.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015

11 Killed in Violence Along Mexico-Texas Border

11 Killed in Violence Along Mexico-Texas Border

Eleven people, including two state police officers, have been killed in northeast Mexico along the Texas border, a state security official said Monday.

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

5 Children Killed in Texas House Fire

5 Children Killed in Texas House Fire

Five children were killed after their South Texas mobile home caught on fire and its roof partially collapsed, making rescue attempts impossible, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014

QB Kolb Arrested on Texas Lake

QB Kolb Arrested on Texas Lake

Former Buffalo quarterback Kevin Kolb has been charged with boating while intoxicated in South Texas.

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