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Austin church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculpture

Austin church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculptureIt's called "Homeless Jesus," sculpted by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Crime

Police: Austin robber threatens pregnant mom, toddler

Police: Austin robber threatens pregnant mom, toddlerA pregnant Austin mother said an armed robber held her up at gunpoint in the parking lot of a Target store
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Texas middle school band plays its loudest for missing member

Texas middle school band plays its loudest for missing memberThere's been a gap in that group since early January. Emily Thompson, 12, was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

Ex-husband arrested for alleged murder of Frisco woman

Ex-husband arrested for alleged murder of Frisco womanPolice have arrested the ex-husband for the murder of University of Texas at Dallas employee Anna Moses last month.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

7 students arrested after San Antonio campus brawl

7 students arrested after San Antonio campus brawlA massive brawl at Roosevelt High School in San Antonio ended with seven students in handcuffs.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Abbott met by protesters in first visit to Houston as governor

Abbott met by protesters in first visit to Houston as governor"As your governor, I'm proud to report the state of Texas is strong," Abbott told the crowd.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Texas

Texas congressman: Chris Kyle deserves Medal of Honor

Texas congressman: Chris Kyle deserves Medal of HonorRep. Roger Williams introduced the Chris Kyle Medal of Honor Act on Thursday
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Crime

Police: Bryan man charged with murder in death of infant

Police: Bryan man charged with murder in death of infantA police report indicates the man told officers he was high on PCP
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Complaints spark Border Patrol to test body cameras

Complaints spark Border Patrol to test body camerasThe cameras are part of a response to complaints about shootings on the border
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Health

Texas research center eradicates Ebola virus in mice

Texas research center eradicates Ebola virus in miceThe drug ends up stopping the function of TPC, an essential protein needed by the virus
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

North Texas woman fights to keep her pet pig

North Texas woman fights to keep her pet pigHe sits like a dog, eats like a rabbit, and when Mother Nature calls he rings the bell to be let outside.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Texas

Perry attorneys ask Texas appeals court to toss felony case

Perry attorneys ask Texas appeals court to toss felony caseAttorneys for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have asked a state appeals court to dismiss felony abuse-of-power charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free-speech grounds.
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  • 2 days ago
Texas

University of Texas fraternity got prior party complaint

University of Texas fraternity got prior party complaintThe University of Texas received a complaint about a fraternity's portrayal of Hispanics at a party a year before the same fraternity came under scrutiny for a similar party earlier this month.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

UIW asks court to define police as 'governmental unit'

UIW asks court to define police as 'governmental unit'The family of slain University of Incarnate Word student Cameron Redus is in court Thursday facing off with the university after the school asked for it's police department to be defined as a "governmental unit."
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Brother: Chris Kyle "cared about everybody, gave everybody a chance"

Brother: Chris Kyle "cared about everybody, gave everybody a chance"Chris Kyle's younger brother, Jeff, joined "CBS This Morning" to talk about the moment of justice their family had been waiting for and the legacy of his brother.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Dancing with Taylor Swift is young Texas cancer patient's final wish

Dancing with Taylor Swift is young Texas cancer patient's final wishThe last 10 months for Jalene Salinas have been filled with chemo, radiation and surgery, but her story isn't just about cancer but hope, joy and her Texas community's chance to make her final wish come true.
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Texas

Complaint filed against judge who allowed Texas gay wedding

Complaint filed against judge who allowed Texas gay weddingA first-year state lawmaker's complaint has prompted the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate a judge who ordered the issuance of a marriage license to a same-sex couple.
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Texas

Conservatives taking aim at UT System regents appointments

Conservatives taking aim at UT System regents appointmentsConservatives are taking aim at Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's first appointments to the University of Texas System Board of Regents.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Attorney: Investigators asked for Austin PD officer's DNA

Attorney: Investigators asked for Austin PD officer's DNAThree weeks have passed since a Bastrop County sheriff's deputy found Samantha Dean's body in the parking lot of a vacant building. No arrests and no named suspect raise the question: Is the case going cold?
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Texas

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasing

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasingA KVUE investigation uncovered a substantial increase in Texas nurses disciplined by the state and losing their licenses.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Lawmaker aims to tighten regs on unemployment, welfare benefits

Lawmaker aims to tighten regs on unemployment, welfare benefitsA Texas lawmaker wants to step up regulations on unemployment and welfare benefits, saying it's about getting people sober and away from relying on government assistance.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Comanche High School athlete charged in emu death

Comanche High School athlete charged in emu deathRaising emus over the last 20 years has brought Carol and Bob Falk so much joy. And now, excruciating heartbreak.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Lawmaker's bill a silver bullet to stop train connecting Houston, Dallas

Lawmaker's bill a silver bullet to stop train connecting Houston, DallasTexas Central High-Speed Railway has spent millions developing a privately financed bullet train to carry passengers between Houston and Dallas in 90 minutes
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Texas

Sniper trial defense lawyer prepares appeal

Sniper trial defense lawyer prepares appealEddie Routh's lawyer believes Chris Kyle's fame definitely made it harder to try the case in Stephenville — or anywhere else
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Weather

Snow blankets parts of North Texas; most schools in session

Snow blankets parts of North Texas; most schools in sessionA Winter Weather Advisory was set in place for most of North Texas as a mix of snow, ice, and freezing rain fell.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Border Patrol seizes more than 1,900 pounds of marijuana

Border Patrol seizes more than 1,900 pounds of marijuanaU.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,900 pounds of marijuana as part of three incidents on Tuesday, with an estimated value of more than $1.5 million.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Flights canceled as Southwest grounds planes over inspections

Flights canceled as Southwest grounds planes over inspectionsSouthwest grounded 128 planes - about one-fifth of its fleet
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  • 3 days ago
Texas

Cold-stunned turtles from Massachusetts to be freed in May

Cold-stunned turtles from Massachusetts to be freed in MayDozens of turtles left stunned by cold weather from the Gulf of Mexico to the Northeast are spending the winter staying warm in Texas.
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  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

'American Sniper' jurors: Ex-Marine knew right from wrong

'American Sniper' jurors: Ex-Marine knew right from wrongJurors who convicted a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend say the killer's past behavior undermined his argument that he couldn't tell right from wrong.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Dallas pension board approves partner benefits for gay cops, firefighters

Dallas pension board approves partner benefits for gay cops, firefightersBy a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System board of directors voted to extend survivor benefits to same-sex couples, a move met with hugs of joy and applause by those who had fought so hard for it.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

DPS warns students not to travel to Mexico

DPS warns students not to travel to MexicoSpring Break is just a few weeks away and Mexico continues to be a top destination for student tourists, according to tour agencies that specialize in student travel.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

DREAM Act supporters rally to keep in-state tuition

DREAM Act supporters rally to keep in-state tuitionDozens of undocumented students rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday against at least four bills that would revoke their in-state tuition.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

SAPD investigating officer who slammed suspect onto hood

SAPD investigating officer who slammed suspect onto hoodThe San Antonio Police Department is investigating one of its officers after a KENS 5 camera captured footage of him slamming a drunk driving suspect onto the hood a patrol vehicle.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Officials, lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage showdown at the Capitol

Officials, lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage showdown at the CapitolLt. Gov. Dan Patrick spoke at the Texas Faith and Family Day event on Tuesday at the Texas Capitol, telling the crowd liberty comes from God as the issue of marriage took center stage.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Runner who crawled to Austin Marathon finish reunites with medical team

Runner who crawled to Austin Marathon finish reunites with medical teamThe competitor at this year's Austin Marathon who captured the hearts of so many people was back in Austin Tuesday to thank the medical staff who cared for her following her third-place finish.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Senate Bill 5 could bring $2.5 billion for roads

Senate Bill 5 could bring $2.5 billion for roadsGov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and all members of the Texas Senate Committee on Transportation appear to be behind Senate Bill 5, which calls for $2.5 billion for the State Highway Fund.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago