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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:36 PM CST

Homes May Need To Be Raised After Harvey

Homes May Need To Be Raised After Harvey

More than 1,600 Houston residents whose properties flooded during and after Hurricane Harvey may need to elevate their homes if they want to continue living there.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:32 PM CST

Border Crossings Start to Rise in Spite of 'Trump Effect'

Border Crossings Start to Rise in Spite of 'Trump Effect'

Agents patrolling the river forming the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas say they're starting to see more people crossing the border.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:32 PM CST

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

A former priest has been found guilty of murder in the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:20 AM CST

Andrew White Announces Run for Texas Governor

Andrew White Announces Run for Texas Governor

Andrew White, the son of former Texas governor Mark White, will announce his bid for governor Thursday.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 10:08 PM CST

First Lady Melania Trump Stops by Whataburger While in Texas

First Lady Melania Trump Stops by Whataburger While in Texas

First Lady Melania Trump and Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, stopped by a Whataburger in Corpus Christi for lunch on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 10:42 PM CST

Atheists' Billboard Uses Nativity Scene, 'Just Skip Church'

Atheists' Billboard Uses Nativity Scene, 'Just Skip Church'

A Nativity Scene is included on a billboard paid for by a national atheist group in Dallas, saying "Just Skip Church. It's All Fake News." Similar billboards have also popped up in Oklahoma promoting its...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:48 PM CST

White Supremacist Materials Found at Texas State University

White Supremacist Materials Found at Texas State University

Texas State University officials say five non-students were kicked off campus for trespassing after posting white supremacist flyers and banners.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:39 PM CST

First Lady Melania Trump in Texas to Visit Harvey Responders

First Lady Melania Trump in Texas to Visit Harvey Responders

First Lady Melania Trump has returned in Texas to visit first responders and view recovery efforts since Hurricane Harvey hit more than three months ago.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 01:30 PM CST

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

This holiday season just became merrier for Operation Kindness with a recent $100,000 donation from Reliant Gives, the charitable giving program.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 11:30 AM CST

Former Monk Testifies in Murder Trial of Ex-Priest

Former Monk Testifies in Murder Trial of Ex-Priest

A former monk has testified that an ex-priest accused of killing a Texas woman in 1960 confessed to him three years after the killing.

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