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Road rage leads to fight involving sword and homemade flail in Austin

Road rage leads to fight involving sword and homemade flail in AustinAustin police arrested 34-year-old Kia Cameron Paya-Akhavan for attacking another man following an incident involving alleged road rage, a sword fight and an attack with a homemade flail.
  • Texas
  • 23 hours, 25 minutes ago
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Bill would require police to train not to shoot dogs

Bill would require police to train not to shoot dogsYou've probably heard of "hands up, don't shot" during protests about police excessive use of force, but some are now saying, "paws up, don't shoot."
  • Texas
  • 23 hours, 37 minutes ago
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Ominous tweets about attack sent before Garland shooting

Ominous tweets about attack sent before Garland shootingOminous tweets were sent from two accounts about a Texas attack before Sunday's Garland shooting.
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  • 1 day ago
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2 gunmen shot dead outside Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland

2 gunmen shot dead outside Muhammad Art Exhibit in GarlandA search for explosives continued into the night Sunday after two men were shot and killed outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.
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  • 1 day ago
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Corpus Christi police chief dies in motorcycle accident

Corpus Christi police chief dies in motorcycle accidentChief Simpson became Corpus Christi's 22nd chief of police on March 12, 2012
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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Joe Biden addresses LGBT group at Dallas hotel

Joe Biden addresses LGBT group at Dallas hotelThree years ago, Biden first announced his support for the gay community publicly.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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3.2 magnitude quake rattles North Texas

3.2 magnitude quake rattles North TexasMultiple reports of an earthquake were received in Dallas Sunday morning.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Light pollution creeping into West Texas observatory area

Light pollution creeping into West Texas observatory areaThe observatory was built in 1934 in far West Texas to avoid big city lights
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
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'Fight of the century' airing for free in Mexico

'Fight of the century' airing for free in MexicoIn Mexico, the two major television networks, Azteca and Televisa, are broadcasting the match free
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Technology

Texas A&M students developing drones to save lives

Texas A&M students developing drones to save livesThe students are in the Capstone program where they develop and present an engineering project, much like a senior thesis
  • Technology
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Dealership fires photo service after unapproved swastika

Dealership fires photo service after unapproved swastikaA North Texas car dealership says it is parting ways with its website photographer after a photo of a used car appeared online with a swastika in the trunk.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Mother, 49, achieves dream and joins her daughters at UNT

Mother, 49, achieves dream and joins her daughters at UNTIn a first-floor room inside Transitions Hall on the University of North Texas campus lives a 49-year-old woman, living out her dream deferred.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Health

Cibolo girl battles rare condition that causes uncontrollable hunger

Cibolo girl battles rare condition that causes uncontrollable hungerA young girl in Cibolo is battling a rare condition causing uncontrollable hunger. It started immediately after she had a brain tumor removed a few years ago.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Memorial services for STAR Flight nurse set for Friday morning

Memorial services for STAR Flight nurse set for Friday morningMemorial services for Kristin McLain, the Travis County STAR Flight nurse who fell from a helicopter and died during a rescue in Austin on Monday, are scheduled for Friday in Austin.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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Man nearly shot by reserve deputy in road rage incident

Man nearly shot by reserve deputy in road rage incidentA reserve sheriff's deputy is facing aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges after police say he opened fire on a truck driver he thought had cut him off.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Kinder Houston Area Survey: Economic optimism despite oil slump

Kinder Houston Area Survey: Economic optimism despite oil slumpHouston-area residents are optimistic about the local economy despite the drop in oil prices and are increasingly concerned about traffic, according to findings from this year's Kinder Houston Area Survey.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Lawmakers react to Texas State Guard's watch over 'Jade Helm 15'

Lawmakers react to Texas State Guard's watch over 'Jade Helm 15'Controversy continued Wednesday over Jade Helm 15, the military training exercise that will take place across several states and part of Bastrop County this summer.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Crime

Dallas PD: Man tried to kidnap same girl twice in two days

Dallas PD: Man tried to kidnap same girl twice in two daysDallas police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who they believe tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl twice in two days.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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At least 6 hurt as East Texas school bus overturns

At least 6 hurt as East Texas school bus overturnsAt least six people have been slightly hurt when an East Texas school bus overturned during its morning route.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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North Mesquite teacher arrested on sex assault of child charge

North Mesquite teacher arrested on sex assault of child chargeA teacher at North Mesquite High School was arrested on campus Wednesday morning for the sexual assault of a child.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Men accused of making, selling fake IDs near UT campus

Men accused of making, selling fake IDs near UT campusPolice and state troopers have identified two people accused of making and selling fake identification cards in an undercover sting.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Settlement reached for family of Austin-area boy struck by lightning

Settlement reached for family of Austin-area boy struck by lightningNearly eight months after a 9-year-old was struck by lightning on a soccer field, the Bee Cave City Council approved a lightning prediction system for Bee Cave Central Park.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Animals

Audit: Austin's 'no kill' status led to overcrowded shelters

Audit: Austin's 'no kill' status led to overcrowded sheltersAn audit revealed that Austin's "no kill" status led to overcrowding in local shelters, animals not receiving the care they need and shortened response times to calls for assistance.
  • Animals
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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Tallywackers: All-male version of Hooters opening in Dallas

Tallywackers: All-male version of Hooters opening in DallasHave you been longing for a male-version of Hooters? Well, the wait is over!
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Teacher on leave after allegedly showing inappropriate image to class

Teacher on leave after allegedly showing inappropriate image to classA teacher at Wessendorf Middle School in Rosenberg is on leave after her she apparently showed students a personal photo of herself by mistake.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

When will Blue Bell return to stores?

When will Blue Bell return to stores?Wednesday marks the ninth day since Blue Bell Creamery voluntarily recalled all of its ice cream products from stores nationwide. However, that's not stopping Texans from wanting it.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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Trooper in Snoop Dogg photo files lawsuit against DPS

Trooper in Snoop Dogg photo files lawsuit against DPSThe Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was disciplined for taking a photo with Snoop Dogg during South by Southwest in March has filed a lawsuit against DPS and 10 others.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
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$700K in heroin seized in Parker County's biggest bust

$700K in heroin seized in Parker County's biggest bustA Weatherford cop who pulled over a speeding car also stopped a huge shipment of heroin
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Drone spotted over passenger jet in Dallas

Drone spotted over passenger jet in DallasPilots of a Virgin America flight reported seeing a drone flying above their airplane
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Texas inmate facing execution wins reprieve from state judge

Texas inmate facing execution wins reprieve from state judgeA Texas judge has halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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South Texas girl, 13, allegedly stabbed girl, 12, at school

South Texas girl, 13, allegedly stabbed girl, 12, at schoolA 13-year-old South Texas girl has been accused of taking a knife to school and stabbing a 12-year-old girl during an argument.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Round Rock family finds hope in search for missing loved one in Nepal

Round Rock family finds hope in search for missing loved one in NepalA Round Rock family is sleeping a little better after receiving a highly anticipated phone call Tuesday night.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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San Antonio-area H.S. baseball coach arrested, charged with 4th DWI

San Antonio-area H.S. baseball coach arrested, charged with 4th DWINorthside ISD officials confirmed Tuesday the varsity baseball coach at Brandeis High School has been placed on administrative leave with pay, following his arrest last week on a DWI charge.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
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Family says goodbye to teen killed inside east Texas police station

Family says goodbye to teen killed inside east Texas police stationFamily and friends said goodbye Saturday in San Antonio to a 17-year-old shot and killed by police inside an east Texas police station.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
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Questions raised after video released in San Antonio mayor-involved crash

Questions raised after video released in San Antonio mayor-involved crashA six-minute video clip obtained by KENS showing the aftermath of a crash earlier this month involving Mayor Ivy Taylor has raised questions about the treatment of the other car's driver and one of its passengers.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
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APD: My Fit Foods founder arrested with cocaine

APD: My Fit Foods founder arrested with cocaineThe owner of Austin-based company My Fit Foods was arrested Monday night at the W hotel for public intoxication and cocaine possession, according to a Travis County arrest affidavit.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago