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Local Bombing Survivor Runs Boston Marathon

Local Bombing Survivor Runs Boston MarathonRebekah Gregory is a survivor of the 2013 marathon bombing and crossed the finish line to the race on Monday.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
Texas

UT Austin announces new president

UT Austin announces new presidentThe University of Texas Board of Regents officially named Greg Fenves as the university's next president Monday.
  • Texas
  • 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
Texas

2 Border Patrol agents injured in Rio Grande boat collision

2 Border Patrol agents injured in Rio Grande boat collisionOfficials say two U.S. Border Patrol agents were injured after being ejected from their boat when it collided with another boat in the Rio Grande.
  • Texas
  • 20 hours, 10 minutes ago
Entertainment

Music legend Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana

Music legend Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuanaMusic legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market."
  • Entertainment
  • 20 hours, 14 minutes ago
Dining

Mom eats three 72 ounce steaks in 20 minutes at Amarillo restaurant

Mom eats three 72 ounce steaks in 20 minutes at Amarillo restaurantThe 120-pound woman set another competitive eating record after she wolfed down three 72 ounce steak dinners in 20 minutes at The Big Texan restaurant
  • Dining
  • 1 day ago
Texas

2-month-old Dallas boy killed by family's pet pit bull

2-month-old Dallas boy killed by family's pet pit bullA 2-month-old boy is dead and his mother injured in an attack by a pit bull Sunday afternoon, police said.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Law that gives veterans free tuition may be in jeopardy

Law that gives veterans free tuition may be in jeopardyState figures show public universities missed out on $140 million in tuition last year due to the Hazelwood Act.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Sports

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrest

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrestOne of the most sought-after college recruits from North Texas has put his scholarship to UCLA in jeopardy.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Fort Worth crash victim was first responder in OKC bombing

Fort Worth crash victim was first responder in OKC bombingIn some ways, it doesn't surprise Jerry Franklin that his son died the way he did.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Blue Bell working to get past listeria contamination scare

Blue Bell working to get past listeria contamination scareBlue Bell spokesman said the company has worked around the clock since the listeria concerns arose to identify and correct any contamination sources.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Lightning to blame for explosive fire in Karnes Co.

Lightning to blame for explosive fire in Karnes Co.Lightning is likely to blame for an explosive fire at an oil facility in Karnes County, according to the Karnes County Sheriff's Office.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

After dog shootings, house approves cop canine training

After dog shootings, house approves cop canine trainingData shows police officers are likely to encounter dogs once out of every three house calls
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

West mourning, rebuilding 2 years after deadly explosion

West mourning, rebuilding 2 years after deadly explosionThe city of West marked the two-year anniversary Friday of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

More changes made to BP MS 150

More changes made to BP MS 150More changes have been made to the BP MS 150 after severe weather hit Central Texas.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

$320,000 worth of cocaine found in Kingsville

$320,000 worth of cocaine found in KingsvilleThe cocaine was found during a traffic stop on a VW sedan
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Texas pushes closer to licensed open carry of handguns

Texas pushes closer to licensed open carry of handgunsHouse lawmakers gave preliminary approval to open carry on Friday, with a final vote expected next week
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Houston restaurant owner injured in Lufkin plane crash

Houston restaurant owner injured in Lufkin plane crashA small twin-engine airplane crashed along Highway 59 south of Lufkin early Friday.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

'Open carry,' fracking bills return after technical delay

'Open carry,' fracking bills return after technical delayTwo of the Texas legislative session's most-watched bills are again scheduled for debate and likely passage - three days after a technicality raised by Democrats temporarily derailed them.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Other aquariums help after Texas State Aquarium fish kill

Other aquariums help after Texas State Aquarium fish killOther aquariums have offered to donate animals as the Texas State Aquarium assesses the death toll in a fish kill blamed on a chemical targeting parasites.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Teen with disability learning he got a job will make you smile

Teen with disability learning he got a job will make you smileBen Sunderman is a very focused young man.
  • Texas
  • 4 days ago
Local

Texans head to New Orleans for hearing on immigration reform

Texans head to New Orleans for hearing on immigration reformDozens of Texans are in New Orleans Friday morning for a fight that could impact thousands of people living in Harris County.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
News

Residents of U.S.-Mexico border town say no signs of ISIS

Residents of U.S.-Mexico border town say no signs of ISISResidents of a small community on the border say an article about an ISIS training camp in the area is nothing more than a "rumor."
  • News
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Cameron officer seen in Chilifest vine placed on probation

Cameron officer seen in Chilifest vine placed on probationA Central Texas police officer is on a 90-day probation after he appears in a video in which an underage drinker is allowed to walk away.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Dog lost in Houston in December turns up 120 miles away

Dog lost in Houston in December turns up 120 miles awayA dog that was lost in Houston after a car accident nearly four months ago will soon be reunited with his owner.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Public asked to vote on name for Dallas Zoo's baby giraffe

Public asked to vote on name for Dallas Zoo's baby giraffeAnimal fans from around the world who watched online as a giraffe was born at the Dallas Zoo can now help choose her name.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Entertainment

Lady Antebellum singer's bus catches fire on way to ACM Awards

Lady Antebellum singer's bus catches fire on way to ACM AwardsCountry singer Hillary Scott had a rough morning on her way to Arlington for this weekend's Academy of Country Music Awards.
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Firefighter accused of punching man during TCU football game

Firefighter accused of punching man during TCU football gameA Fort Worth firefighter is accused of punching a 78-year-old man in the face during an argument at a college football game last week.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

2 years after explosion, West pushes forward

2 years after explosion, West pushes forwardMost of West's 2,500-plus residents — are now ready to push forward as the second anniversary of the explosion approaches this week.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Legislators propose regulations on gender and school bathrooms

Legislators propose regulations on gender and school bathroomsA bill being discussed in the Texas Legislature on Wednesday would regulate the way students, staff and faculty use bathrooms in the state's public schools.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Driver crashes into popular Austin BBQ joint

Driver crashes into popular Austin BBQ jointThe Austin Police Department has questioned the driver who crashed into Franklin Barbecue and drove away Wednesday morning.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Animals

Hundreds of fish die at Texas State Aquarium

Hundreds of fish die at Texas State AquariumMost couldn't be saved, and representatives say the death toll is more than they can count
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Life

Quintuplets getting stronger in NICU

Quintuplets getting stronger in NICUThe girls are all doing well, doctors said, are just over two pounds and are on modest amounts of oxygen in the NICU
  • Life
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

SAPD: Suspect in wild crime spree tied to BBQ theft

SAPD: Suspect in wild crime spree tied to BBQ theftA wild crime spree on the northwest side led San Antonio police to a man suspected of stealing meat from a San Antonio barbecue smokehouse back in February.
  • Texas
  • 6 days ago
Texas

Former Pasadena police officer on trial for 2011 shooting

Former Pasadena police officer on trial for 2011 shootingFour years after the officer shot a driver in the face as the man fled a traffic stop, footage of the incident is being seen by a jury in the former officer's trial.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Democratic House technicality halts 'open carry' - for now

Democratic House technicality halts 'open carry' - for nowDemocratic state lawmakers have used a technical objection to temporarily derail a high-profile push to overturn Texas' post-Civil War ban on the open carry of handguns.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Judges named to replace Williamson County judge facing federal charges

Judges named to replace Williamson County judge facing federal chargesThree judges have been named to take over the Williamson County Court At Law #2 cases belonging to Judge Tim Wright, who was suspended by a state commission after being indicted on federal firearms charges.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago