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Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:09 AM CST

Floresville Bands Honor Sutherland Springs

Floresville Bands Honor Sutherland Springs

 The bands from Floresville Middle and High Schools both took the field Friday night and honored the victims of the Sutherland Springs church shooting by playing 'Amazing Grace'

Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 03:45 PM CST

Tiny Texas Town Turns Inward in Wake of Mass Shooting

Tiny Texas Town Turns Inward in Wake of Mass Shooting

The people of Sutherland Springs are turning to the one thing that has buoyed them in good times, and sustains them now: an unshakeable faith in God.

Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 09:47 PM CST

Gov. Abbott Wants to Double State Guard in Wake of Harvey

Gov. Abbott Wants to Double State Guard in Wake of Harvey

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants to double the state's unarmed guard forces, which were stretched thin by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 07:16 PM CST

1st Trial Stemming From Texas Biker Fight Ends in Mistrial

1st Trial Stemming From Texas Biker Fight Ends in Mistrial

A judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of a leader of the Bandidos biker gang after the jury deadlocked on a verdict arising from the deadliest shootout between biker groups in U.S. history.

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:07 AM CST

Suspect Hands Out Free Doughnuts During Armed Robbery

Suspect Hands Out Free Doughnuts During Armed Robbery

Police are searching for three suspects who were caught on video robbing a Texas doughnut shop and giving out free pastries to customers inside the store. Houston Police Department's Robbery Division released...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 08:43 PM CST

Unjust Desserts: Suspect Hands Out Doughnuts During Robbery

Unjust Desserts: Suspect Hands Out Doughnuts During Robbery

A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he stole.

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 09:13 PM CST

High School Football Scores: Nov. 9-11

High School Football Scores: Nov. 9-11

Catch up on this weekend's high school football scores by visiting the sports page on NBCDFW.com.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 06:07 PM CST

Mayor: Court Order Allowing Homeless Camps Creates Hazard

Mayor: Court Order Allowing Homeless Camps Creates Hazard

Houston's mayor said Thursday a court order that's letting homeless camps stay in place despite a city ordinance banning them has caused conditions at the sites to worsen, creating a growing public safety and...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 05:30 PM CST

Texas Seeks $61B to 'Future Proof' Before Next Great Storm

Texas Seeks $61B to 'Future Proof' Before Next Great Storm

Texas is lobbying the federal government for $61 billion just for infrastructure improvements after Hurricane Harvey, arguing that the staggering amount can help it "future proof" against coming storms rather...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 05:54 PM CST

Settlement: Red River Determines Texas, Federal Boundaries

Settlement: Red River Determines Texas, Federal Boundaries

Texas landowners who live along a river separating them from Oklahoma have reached a settlement with federal officials saying the Texas border lies with the meandering flow of the river.

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