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Fort Hood shooting victims to receive Purple Hearts

Fort Hood shooting victims to receive Purple HeartsAfter years of delays and a change in legislation, the victims of the Nov. 5, 2009 Fort Hood shooting will receive Purple Hearts in an April ceremony.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Texas

Group releases annual 'State of Texas Children' report

Group releases annual 'State of Texas Children' reportThe Center for Public Policy Priorities is challenging the Lone Star state to do better.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

RRISD employees brave icy roads to pick up stranded students

RRISD employees brave icy roads to pick up stranded studentsWhen 230 Round Rock ISD students, staff and chaperones were stranded in Dallas this weekend, the school district's bus drivers came ot the rescue.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

Texas sees first bill to fully repeal marijuana prohibition

Texas sees first bill to fully repeal marijuana prohibitionA Texas lawmaker has filed a bill to completely legalize all forms of marijuana in the state.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Exonerated death row inmates fight execution in Texas

Exonerated death row inmates fight execution in TexasExonerated death row inmates fight execution in Texas
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Attorney seeks new trial in 'American Sniper' case

Attorney seeks new trial in 'American Sniper' caseThe lawyer for Eddie Routh filed a notice of appeal Tuesday along with a motion requesting a new trial.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Suspect sketch released in fatal shooting of Houston Brinks guard

Suspect sketch released in fatal shooting of Houston Brinks guardInvestigators have released a suspect sketch in the February shooting death of a Brinks guard near the Galleria in Houston.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

HFD: Mother, toddler rescued after truck rolls into 2 U-Hauls

HFD: Mother, toddler rescued after truck rolls into 2 U-HaulsA mother and her toddler were extricated from a pickup truck Tuesday after the vehicle rolled into two parked U-Haul vehicles in southwest Houston.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Judge denies UIW's motion to dismiss lawsuit

Judge denies UIW's motion to dismiss lawsuitA state district judge Tuesday denied University of the Incarnate Word's motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Cameron Redus.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Report: Raising alcohol tax could save lives, create jobs

Report: Raising alcohol tax could save lives, create jobsRaising alcohol excise taxes in Texas could increase safety and create jobs across the state, according to a report released Tuesday.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Pets

Greg Abbott celebrates National Pancake Day with new puppy

Greg Abbott celebrates National Pancake Day with new puppyGreg Abbott celebrates National Pancake Day with new puppy
  • Pets
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils education bills

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils education billsPatrick has been unveiling his initiatives on a range of topics since inauguration day.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

#TexasForever: What you love about Texas

#TexasForever: What you love about Texas#TexasForever: What you love about Texas
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Attorney: Mom accused of stabbing child had postpartum psychosis

Attorney: Mom accused of stabbing child had postpartum psychosisThe attorney for a 23-year-old woman accused of stabbing her 4-year-old son says his client has had postpartum psychosis.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Super Bowl XLV seating mess goes to trial

Super Bowl XLV seating mess goes to trialFour years after Super Bowl 45 was held in Arlington, the federal trial over a seating shortage at the big game began Monday at U.S. District Court.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Bill would lower toll rates for truckers

Bill would lower toll rates for truckersAfter a tire blew out on an 18-wheeler carrying kitchen cabinets Monday morning, causing the truck to hit a barrier, another vehicle and an overpass, it rolled and burst into flames.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Dog alerts San Antonio family to house fire

Dog alerts San Antonio family to house fireA San Antonio family escaped an early morning house fire Monday and they are calling their dog a hero for alerting them to the danger.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

10-year-old girl who wrote cards to police honored at Capitol

10-year-old girl who wrote cards to police honored at Capitol10-year-old girl who wrote cards to police honored at Capitol
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Ebola nurse Nina Pham sues hospital

Ebola nurse Nina Pham sues hospitalNina Pham plans to file a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources, the parent company of the hospital where she contracted Ebola last fall, her attorney told News 8.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Happy birthday, Texas! Today marks Texas Independence Day

Happy birthday, Texas! Today marks Texas Independence DayHappy birthday, Texas! Today marks Texas Independence Day
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

UT/TT POLL: Guns, pot and the next president

UT/TT POLL: Guns, pot and the next presidentSurvey by the University of Texas and the Texas Tribune shows where Texans stand on the big issues and the 2016 contest.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

'Two Steps, One Sticker' in effect Sunday

'Two Steps, One Sticker' in effect SundayOn March 1, Texas is changed the way vehicles are inspected and registered. It sounds simple: "Two Steps, One Sticker." Drivers aren't finding it that simple.
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Texas DPS recruiting hundreds of troopers

Texas DPS recruiting hundreds of troopersThe Department of Public Safety is trying to fill hundreds of open positions in highway patrol, so this year, the agency is trying something different to entice top of the line recruits to apply.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

3-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself

3-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himselfA 3-year-old boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head in northwest Harris County Friday afternoon.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

No bond for mom accused in brutal attack on 4-year-old son

No bond for mom accused in brutal attack on 4-year-old sonDeputies say 23-year-old Jenea Ann Mungia repeatedly stabbed her son Thursday at a Harris County home.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Defenders

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasing

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasingA KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered a substantial increase in Texas nurses disciplined by the state and losing their licenses.
  • Defenders
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Aldine ISD student dies after hitting head on floor

Aldine ISD student dies after hitting head on floorA 16-year-old Eisenhower Ninth Grade School student died after an accident in the school's gym Thursday.
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago