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Station wagon tied to JFK assassination up for auction

Station wagon tied to JFK assassination up for auctionThe last known automobile in North Texas related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy is up for auction on eBay.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Audio, video released of officer's shooting of student

Audio, video released of officer's shooting of studentThe Alamo Police department released the recordings Thursday of the police shooting death of Cameron Redus of Baytown
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Big rig causes bridge collapse, killing one in Central Texas

Big rig causes bridge collapse, killing one in Central TexasAt least one person is dead after a crash along Interstate 35 in Salado
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in Texas

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in TexasAbbott asked for $40 million more in new funding for the chronically underfunded and understaffed department, and increased oversight of child safety placement
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couplesA federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre Island

Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre IslandPolice have found the body of a college student who was reported missing following a spring break trip to South Texas.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Business

But no Chuck Norris: Ram shows Texas Rangers pickup

But no Chuck Norris: Ram shows Texas Rangers pickupOne of the best ways to woo Texans is to flash a new pickup truck in front of them.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Texas Senate education leaders mull school voucher plan

Texas Senate education leaders mull school voucher planA Texas Senate education panel is considering a sweeping but divisive voucher plan that would let families get state funding to send their children to private and religious schools.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Harris County leads the nation in population growth

Harris County leads the nation in population growthNew U.S. Census Bureau figures show Texas is the nation's second-largest state for population with about 27 million people.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Foster kids fight for extracurricular activities

Foster kids fight for extracurricular activitiesFoster parents pushing for the passage of Senate Bill 1407 testified alongside former foster kids Tuesday in a health and human services committee.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Police looking for man who exposed himself at Texas State

Police looking for man who exposed himself at Texas StateTexas State University police are looking for the person they say exposed himself on campus and was fondling himself while sitting on a Sewell Park bench.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'A local contractor out on a job dug up what he believes is a miracle and message from God. Now he wants to share it with everyone.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Smithville teacher challenging dismissal over alleged racially insensitive remark

Smithville teacher challenging dismissal over alleged racially insensitive remarkA Smithville teacher is challenging the district's decision to terminate his contract over a racially insensitive remark he allegedly made in class in February.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for dead

Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for deadA Bexar County woman is pleading for the community's help to find the person responsible for mutilating her dog.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrenders

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrendersA woman accused of performing an illegal cosmetic injection that resulted in the death of a Dallas woman surrendered to police on Wednesday.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
News

TX House gives preliminary approval to texting and driving ban

TX House gives preliminary approval to texting and driving banA bill that would ban texting and driving across Texas is one step closer to becoming law.
  • News
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
News

Galveston PD to warn drivers of speed traps

Galveston PD to warn drivers of speed trapsPolice plan to tell everyone when and where officers run radar in Galveston.
  • News
  • 4 days ago
News

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcide

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcideThe Harris County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Wednesday that the drowning deaths of 15-month-olds Sabrina and Savannah Russo, were a homicide.
  • News
  • 4 days ago
News

Private investigator's new claims about Durst

Private investigator's new claims about DurstA private investigator has spent the last decade and a half consumed by the mystery surrounding the millionaire accused of murder, Robert Durst.
  • News
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

House passes statewide texting and driving ban bill

House passes statewide texting and driving ban billThe Texas House of Representatives passed a bill proposing a statewide ban on texting and driving Wednesday
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

House to try sweeping school finance fix amid court fight

House to try sweeping school finance fix amid court fightThe House will attempt to fix the troubled way Texas pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of an ongoing court battle - starting by pouring $3 billion back into classrooms.
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

South Padre Island police looking for missing spring breaker

South Padre Island police looking for missing spring breakerA Central Texas college student has been reported missing after not returning home following a spring break trip to South Padre Island.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Houstonians charged in drug ring that used homeless people

Houstonians charged in drug ring that used homeless peopleMore than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Dallas teacher shows nude photo of herself to class

Dallas teacher shows nude photo of herself to classA Dallas middle school teacher could be disciplined after showing a nude photo of herself to students in class.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Business

AT&T looking to fill 500 North Texas jobs

AT&T looking to fill 500 North Texas jobsAT&T announced Tuesday they intend to hire for 500 positions across North Texas, largely to help with the company's Project Velocity IP, a multibillion dollar investment plan to expand and enhance the company's wireless and wired networks.
  • Business
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Border voters react to Cruz candidacy

Border voters react to Cruz candidacyTed Cruz hopes to become the first Hispanic president, but as the junior senator from Texas launches his campaign, reaction is mixed among Hispanic voters on the border.
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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

APD: Woman accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at vigil outside of a Planned Parenthood

APD: Woman accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at vigil outside of a Planned ParenthoodPolice have arrested a woman after witnesses say she threw a Molotov cocktail-type device at people holding a prayer vigil at a South Austin Planned Parenthood on Monday, according to an arrest affidavit.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Bill would require schools to disclose vaccination waivers

Bill would require schools to disclose vaccination waiversA new bill in the Texas Legislature would require schools to disclose the number of vaccination waivers on campus, information that is currently only available at the district level.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Police issue warning of thieves targeting SUV seats

Police issue warning of thieves targeting SUV seatsIt's not quite a "smash-and-grab" crime, but it's nearly as quick. In no time at all, you can find yourself without a backseat.
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Grand jury will not indict former UIW police officer in Redus' death

Grand jury will not indict former UIW police officer in Redus' deathA Bexar County grand jury decided Tuesday not to indict former University of Incarnate Word Police Department Cpl. Christopher Carter in the 2013 shooting death of student Cameron Redus.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Animals

Whoa Baby! Bowie County cow has quadruplets

Whoa Baby! Bowie County cow has quadruplets15 is the cow making history in DeKalb with the incredibly rare feat of delivering four calves.
  • Animals
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Houston area man accused of killing Colleyville housekeeper released from jail

Houston area man accused of killing Colleyville housekeeper released from jailA Houston area man accused of murder was released on bond from Tarrant County jail Tuesday after posting a half-million dollar bond.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
News

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles off Freeport

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles off FreeportA Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from their disabled boat in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon.
  • News
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
News

EKG Bill Passes Committee in Austin

EKG Bill Passes Committee in AustinA bill proposing all student athletes get EKG heart screenings passes through committee after a unanimous vote on Tuesday.
  • News
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Texas Senate OKs shooting test with .22-caliber guns

Texas Senate OKs shooting test with .22-caliber gunsThe Texas Senate has approved amending shooting tests for state residents seeking concealed handgun licenses, letting applicants use .22-caliber weapons rather than the .32-caliber ones currently required.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Daughters of the Republic of Texas sue land office over Alamo's library

Daughters of the Republic of Texas sue land office over Alamo's libraryIt turns out the Battle of the Alamo — or rather the Battle of the Alamo's library — is just getting started.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago