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Jury to hear openings in Midland veterans parade crash trial

Jury to hear openings in Midland veterans parade crash trialThe jury of six men and six women will hear from the attorneys Wednesday in state district court
  • Texas
  • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
Texas

Troops return home after fighting Ebola in West Africa

Troops return home after fighting Ebola in West AfricaThe commander welcomed 62 soldiers in a ceremony where they were reunited with family and friends.
  • Texas
  • 16 hours, 27 minutes ago
Texas

Judge refuses to toss abuse-of-power case against Perry

Judge refuses to toss abuse-of-power case against PerryThe judge rejected the argument that Perry was acting within his rights as governor when he carried out a veto threat.
  • Texas
  • 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
Crime

Execution halted for Houston killer

Execution halted for Houston killerTexas' top criminal court has halted Wednesday's execution of a prisoner linked to five killings in Houston.
  • Crime
  • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
Texas

Patrick says open carry not a top Senate priority

Patrick says open carry not a top Senate priorityAfter pledging in his campaign to fight for open carry of handguns in Texas, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick now says it's not a priority and doesn't have the votes to pass.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Entertainment

'Uptown Funk': Texas teacher, students make fun viral video

'Uptown Funk': Texas teacher, students make fun viral videoStudents at A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, along with theater teacher Scot Pankey, choreographed and shot the video and uploaded it to YouTube
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Texas

At least 5 hurt in chemical spill at Temple plant

At least 5 hurt in chemical spill at Temple plantAt least five people have been hurt in a chemical spill at a Central Texas company that makes foam products.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Television

Ex-Fox TV employee from Texas kills self outside NYC headquarters

Ex-Fox TV employee from Texas kills self outside NYC headquartersA former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday
  • Television
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

After-school dinner program a success in Dallas

After-school dinner program a success in DallasThe kitchen at Highland Meadows Elementary School is a busy one these days. When all of the lunch shifts are completed, workers are busy chopping and cooking up additional meals for dozens of students.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Facebook post lands North Texas man in jail

Facebook post lands North Texas man in jailA 22-year-old North Texas man is in jail after allegedly posting on his Facebook page that he had more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

Trial begins for woman accused of killing boyfriend's toddler

Trial begins for woman accused of killing boyfriend's toddlerOpening statements will be made Tuesday morning in the capital murder trial of Melinda Muniz.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

Adult daughter looks for long-lost mother

Adult daughter looks for long-lost motherAll Shandonder Wesley has is one faded picture of her mother.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Texas

Artificial intelligence on display Austin conference

Artificial intelligence on display Austin conferenceRobots can do anything from search and rescue missions in disaster zones to looking for signs of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Texas

Regional Ebola care facility shut down in Richardson

Regional Ebola care facility shut down in RichardsonA regional Ebola treatment facility was quietly decommissioned Monday, just four months after it was created.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Baby medevaced from cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

Baby medevaced from cruise ship in Gulf of MexicoAn 8-month-old baby has been evacuated by helicopter from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico to a Houston hospital.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Animals

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to GulfAbout 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Animals
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Texas

Man accused of burning girlfriend's toddler in bathtub

Man accused of burning girlfriend's toddler in bathtubA Georgetown man has been charged after allegedly dipping his girlfriend's toddler in hot water in December.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Texas

Teen marks 1-year anniversary of skydiving accident

Teen marks 1-year anniversary of skydiving accidentA North Texas teenager says she's thankful for the life she has after surviving a fall last year more than 3,000 feet to the ground in an Oklahoma skydiving accident.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Texas

Dallas school Deion Sanders co-founded could lose charter

Dallas school Deion Sanders co-founded could lose charterA school co-founded by Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders could have its charter revoked Tuesday
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

Rick Perry to visit with Republicans in South Carolina

Rick Perry to visit with Republicans in South CarolinaFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry is headed to South Carolina as early maneuvering continues before the 2016 presidential election.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

Open carry, biker groups lobby lawmakers at Texas Capitol

Open carry, biker groups lobby lawmakers at Texas CapitolGun and motorcycle enthusiasts packed the State Capitol grounds on Monday, each group hoping to bring their issues before the eyes of Texas beginning a new session in Austin.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

Mansfield residents wary of more gas wells

Mansfield residents wary of more gas wellsA permit renewal for a gas well site in Mansfield drew heavy opposition at a Monday night City Council meeting.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

San Antonio offers reward for information in 7-year-old cold case murder

San Antonio offers reward for information in 7-year-old cold case murderSan Antonio police are hoping you can help them solve a murder case from 2008, and are offering a hefty reward in exchange for information.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

LBJ's boyhood home officially reopens to public

LBJ's boyhood home officially reopens to publicPresident Lyndon B. Johnson's boyhood home officially reopens Monday after weeks of delicate and intensive preservation work.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Dallas teen being questioned in 3-month-old's drowning

Dallas teen being questioned in 3-month-old's drowningA teenage girl is being held for questioning in the drowning of her 3-month-old relative in South Dallas
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Texas veterans parade crash that killed 4 set to go to trial

Texas veterans parade crash that killed 4 set to go to trialA civil trial for 17 people who were hurt or had family members killed when a freight train struck a veterans parade float in Midland in 2012 is set to begin.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Man who shot Bexar County deputy gets 40 years in prison

Man who shot Bexar County deputy gets 40 years in prisonJuan Daniel Gonzales Jr. pleaded no contest Friday
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Masked robber killed in shootout with Texas store clerk

Masked robber killed in shootout with Texas store clerkAuthorities say a masked robber has been killed during a shootout with a convenience store clerk just outside of Tyler.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
News

Texas couple's $4M Army bonus way out of ordinary

Texas couple's $4M Army bonus way out of ordinaryThe civilian couple sent the Army the names of 2,070 people who became soldiers
  • News
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Crime

Police: Drunken driver hits squad car during DWI arrest

Police: Drunken driver hits squad car during DWI arrestThe only person hurt was the second driver, who suffered minor injuries
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Man with a gun terrorizes East Texas Walmart

Man with a gun terrorizes East Texas WalmartThe man has a long history with the law dating back to 1992
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Texas lawmakers consider earthquake research funds

Texas lawmakers consider earthquake research fundsIn the last 30 days alone, there have been 14 earthquakes registering a 2.5 magnitude or higher in North Texas
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Wounded vet given wheelchair built for love of outdoors

Wounded vet given wheelchair built for love of outdoorsThe chair can take him deep into the woods, even to areas where ATV's aren't allowed
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Health

Woman, 8 months pregnant, starts over after stroke

Woman, 8 months pregnant, starts over after strokeThe 31-year-old spends seven hours every day learning how to walk again
  • Health
  • 4 days ago
Neighborhood

TPWD stocks thousands of fish in local lakes

TPWD stocks thousands of fish in local lakesTexas Parks and Wildlife uses money generated from hunting and fishing licenses to stock ponds and lakes across the state
  • Neighborhood
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Border Patrol shoots, kills man who drove through checkpoint

Border Patrol shoots, kills man who drove through checkpointIt was the second deadly Border Patrol shooting in Texas this week
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago