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  • Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:05:16 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promised to wade into the thorny issue of gun control with the next round, even though the Republican has been a staunch supporter of gun rights and worked to expand them in the state in recent years.

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promised to wade into the thorny issue of gun control with the next round, even though the Republican has been a staunch supporter of gun rights and worked to expand them in the state in recent years.

  • 88 undocumented immigrants found inside tractor-trailer

    88 undocumented immigrants found inside tractor-trailer

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:10:46 GMT
    Photo courtesy of KGBT.Photo courtesy of KGBT.
    Photo courtesy of KGBT.Photo courtesy of KGBT.

    More than 80 undocumented immigrants were found inside a tractor-trailer in Willacy County late Tuesday night.

    More than 80 undocumented immigrants were found inside a tractor-trailer in Willacy County late Tuesday night.

  • Beaver topples alligator in Texas chain store logo lawsuit

    Beaver topples alligator in Texas chain store logo lawsuit

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:27:46 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - The popular Texas travel center chain Buc-ee's has won its federal lawsuit that accused a competitor's cartoon logo of an alligator licking its lips of being too similar to its own signature logo illustration of a beaver wearing a baseball cap.

    HOUSTON (AP) - The popular Texas travel center chain Buc-ee's has won its federal lawsuit that accused a competitor's cartoon logo of an alligator licking its lips of being too similar to its own signature logo illustration of a beaver wearing a baseball cap.

  • Prosecutors seek death penalty in killing of Dallas officer

    Prosecutors seek death penalty in killing of Dallas officer

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:36:25 GMT

    DALLAS (AP) - A prosecutor says a man accused of killing a Dallas police officer at a Home Depot store and seriously injuring two others should be sentenced to death.

    DALLAS (AP) - A prosecutor says a man accused of killing a Dallas police officer at a Home Depot store and seriously injuring two others should be sentenced to death.

  • Gov. Abbott to discuss school safety in roundtable events

    Gov. Abbott to discuss school safety in roundtable events

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:29:25 GMT
    AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott will host a series of roundtable sessions to generate solutions that improve safety and security at Texas schools and in our communities. The roundtables will include voices from across Texas, including parents, teachers, students, legislators, and interest groups that advocate for and against further gun regulations. Additionally, the roundtables will include opinions from school administrators that allow the arming of teachers and those ...
    AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott will host a series of roundtable sessions to generate solutions that improve safety and security at Texas schools and in our communities. The roundtables will include voices from across Texas, including parents, teachers, students, legislators, and interest groups that advocate for and against further gun regulations. Additionally, the roundtables will include opinions from school administrators that allow the arming of teachers and those ...
  • Baboon escapes crate at Texas airport; officers corner him

    Baboon escapes crate at Texas airport; officers corner him

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:56:40 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A baboon on his way to a South Texas wildlife sanctuary escaped his crate and kept officers busy for two hours at San Antonio International Airport.   

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A baboon on his way to a South Texas wildlife sanctuary escaped his crate and kept officers busy for two hours at San Antonio International Airport.   

  • Mother of dead Texas baby indicted on corpse abuse charge

    Mother of dead Texas baby indicted on corpse abuse charge

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:33:44 GMT
    Tuesday, Nueces County officials kicked off the new online jury selection process.Tuesday, Nueces County officials kicked off the new online jury selection process.

    GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - A grand jury in northeastern Texas has indicted the mother of a 7-week-old baby whose body was found at a gas station earlier this year.      

    GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - A grand jury in northeastern Texas has indicted the mother of a 7-week-old baby whose body was found at a gas station earlier this year.      

  • Man shot by police in Fort Worth after chase

    Man shot by police in Fort Worth after chase

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:14:37 GMT
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    file photofile photo

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police say officers have shot and wounded a man who opened fire at them during a chase. Authorities say the man initially shot at police in White Settlement, just west of Fort Worth, then drove to Fort Worth with officers in pursuit. 

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police say officers have shot and wounded a man who opened fire at them during a chase. Authorities say the man initially shot at police in White Settlement, just west of Fort Worth, then drove to Fort Worth with officers in pursuit. 

  • Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:40:33 GMT

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

  • Boy, 12, bitten by rattlesnake after crashing four-wheeler

    Boy, 12, bitten by rattlesnake after crashing four-wheeler

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:02:47 GMT
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    file photofile photo

    GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Central Texas say a 12-year-old boy involved in the wreck of a four-wheeler also has been bitten by a rattlesnake.

    GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Central Texas say a 12-year-old boy involved in the wreck of a four-wheeler also has been bitten by a rattlesnake.

  • Company says gas leask caused Houston-area plant explosion

    Company says gas leask caused Houston-area plant explosion

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:34:05 GMT
    Photo: Google MapsPhoto: Google Maps
    Photo: Google MapsPhoto: Google Maps

    (AP) - Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers.

    (AP) - Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers.

  • Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:31:46 GMT

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

  • Investigation underway after North Texas helicopter crash injures 4

    Investigation underway after North Texas helicopter crash injures 4

    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:20:44 GMT
    STONEBURG, Texas (AP) - Authorities say four people have been hurt in a helicopter crash during a hunting trip to North Texas.      The Federal Aviation Administration says the Hughes 369 chopper crashed Saturday morning in a field.      Authorities are trying to determine what caused the accident in Montague County, just north of the town of Stoneburg. That's about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Dallas.      The Texas Department of...
    STONEBURG, Texas (AP) - Authorities say four people have been hurt in a helicopter crash during a hunting trip to North Texas.      The Federal Aviation Administration says the Hughes 369 chopper crashed Saturday morning in a field.      Authorities are trying to determine what caused the accident in Montague County, just north of the town of Stoneburg. That's about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Dallas.      The Texas Department of...
  • County tax collector officials arrested in fraud probe

    County tax collector officials arrested in fraud probe

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:09:07 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities have arrested multiple tax collector officials in the county that includes Austin on suspected fraud charges, and all tax collector satellite offices are closing until further notice as a result.    

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities have arrested multiple tax collector officials in the county that includes Austin on suspected fraud charges, and all tax collector satellite offices are closing until further notice as a result.    

  • Governor directs flags flown at half staff in remembrance of school shooting

    Governor directs flags flown at half staff in remembrance of school shooting

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:20:11 GMT

    Governor Greg Abbott has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the Santa Fe High School Shooting.

    Governor Greg Abbott has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the Santa Fe High School Shooting.

  • Sheriff says up to 10 killed in Texas high school shooting

    Sheriff says up to 10 killed in Texas high school shooting

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:12:44 GMT
    photo: KPRCphoto: KPRC

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.

  • April unemployment rate in Texas up slightly to 4.1 percent

    April unemployment rate in Texas up slightly to 4.1 percent

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:13:13 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas labor officials say the statewide jobless rate for April rose slightly to reach 4.1 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a March unemployment rate of 4 percent. 

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas labor officials say the statewide jobless rate for April rose slightly to reach 4.1 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a March unemployment rate of 4 percent. 

  • Ammo box falls from military chopper, crashes into school

    Ammo box falls from military chopper, crashes into school

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:28:29 GMT
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    EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas.

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas.

  • Police: Baby accidentally left in parked car dies in Texas

    Police: Baby accidentally left in parked car dies in Texas

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:41:56 GMT

    EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) - Police in South Texas say a 7-month-old girl has died after being left in a parked car amid triple-digit temperatures when her father apparently forgot to take her to day care before going to work.   

    EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) - Police in South Texas say a 7-month-old girl has died after being left in a parked car amid triple-digit temperatures when her father apparently forgot to take her to day care before going to work.   

  • Ex-Bandidos biker gang leaders found guilty of murder

    Ex-Bandidos biker gang leaders found guilty of murder

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:31:55 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two former leaders of the notorious Bandidos biker gang have been found guilty by a federal jury in Texas of racketeering charges alleging multiple murders, attempted murders and other crimes. 

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two former leaders of the notorious Bandidos biker gang have been found guilty by a federal jury in Texas of racketeering charges alleging multiple murders, attempted murders and other crimes. 

  • Deputies destroy more than 3K marijuana plants in East Texas

    Deputies destroy more than 3K marijuana plants in East Texas

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:42:20 GMT

    GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have destroyed more than 3,100 marijuana plants after an East Texas landowner reported finding an illegal campsite with trees cleared and an irrigated pot-growing operation. 

    GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have destroyed more than 3,100 marijuana plants after an East Texas landowner reported finding an illegal campsite with trees cleared and an irrigated pot-growing operation. 

  • Police seek tips to ID transgender woman found dead in creek

    Police seek tips to ID transgender woman found dead in creek

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:55:22 GMT
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    file photofile photo

    DALLAS (AP) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a transgender woman whose body was found in a creek bordering a northeastern Dallas residential neighborhood.  

    DALLAS (AP) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a transgender woman whose body was found in a creek bordering a northeastern Dallas residential neighborhood.  

  • 25-year-old poses as Dallas H.S. student to play basketball

    25-year-old poses as Dallas H.S. student to play basketball

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:25:35 GMT

    DALLAS, TX - A 25-year-old man is in trouble with the law after authorities allege he posed as a 17-year-old to enroll in a Dallas, Texas high school. 

    DALLAS, TX - A 25-year-old man is in trouble with the law after authorities allege he posed as a 17-year-old to enroll in a Dallas, Texas high school. 

  • Feds: Texas airport workers used flights to distribute meth

    Feds: Texas airport workers used flights to distribute meth

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:12:46 GMT
    photo: CBS DFWphoto: CBS DFW
    photo: CBS DFWphoto: CBS DFW

    DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities say 10 people who worked at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport used commercial flights to distribute methamphetamine that was flown to New Jersey, Arizona and North Carolina. 

    DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities say 10 people who worked at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport used commercial flights to distribute methamphetamine that was flown to New Jersey, Arizona and North Carolina. 

  • Bank donates almost $3 million in hurricane relief funds

    Bank donates almost $3 million in hurricane relief funds

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:27:52 GMT
    Photo of destruction along the Texas coastline from Hurricane Harvey near Rockport.Photo of destruction along the Texas coastline from Hurricane Harvey near Rockport.
    Photo of destruction along the Texas coastline from Hurricane Harvey near Rockport.Photo of destruction along the Texas coastline from Hurricane Harvey near Rockport.

    In addition to the previously announced $1 million in Hurricane Harvey relief funding the Bank of America Charitable Foundation committed to nonprofit organizations in the days following the hurricane, an outpouring of support from bank employee donations totaling more than $900,000 was also matched dol...

    In addition to the previously announced $1 million in Hurricane Harvey relief funding the Bank of America Charitable Foundation committed to nonprofit organizations in the days following the hurricane, an outpouring of support from bank employee donations totaling more than $900,000 was also matched dol...

  • PETA lawsuit says Texas university hid Facebook comments

    PETA lawsuit says Texas university hid Facebook comments

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:06:33 GMT
    Photo: MGN OnlinePhoto: MGN Online
    Photo: MGN OnlinePhoto: MGN Online

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An animal rights activist's "TAMU Rules!" comment hardly stood out on Texas A&M University's Facebook page. 

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An animal rights activist's "TAMU Rules!" comment hardly stood out on Texas A&M University's Facebook page. 

  • TX:Non-citizen indicted for illegally voting

    TX:Non-citizen indicted for illegally voting

    Monday, May 14 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:06:42 GMT

    A Mexican national is facing charges after Texas authorities say she stole someone's identity and used it to vote.  

    A Mexican national is facing charges after Texas authorities say she stole someone's identity and used it to vote.  

  • 25 years later - cult leader and followers killed in FBI siege on Branch Davidian

    25 years later - cult leader and followers killed in FBI siege on Branch Davidian

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 3:30 AM EST2018-02-28 08:30:51 GMT

    The event is currently the subject of a Paramount Network series, "Waco."

    The event is currently the subject of a Paramount Network series, "Waco."

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