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A Temple man was in the Bell County Jail on Friday after an arrest for driving while intoxicated and the t-shirt he wore in his mug shot had local lawmen laughing, although the serious charge did not. Luciano Gutierrez was arrested Thursday and charged with his ninth DWI. CLICK...
The National Rifle Association and other Second Amendment advocates are speaking out against the government’s move to amend laws regarding certain ammunition, which could, in effect, ban “one of the most popular cartridges for the most popular rifle in America, the AR-15.” The...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin apartment complex is requiring pet owners to provide DNA samples from their dogs or risk having their leases terminated. Residents at the AMLI 5350 apartments were notified by letter this week that all dogs must be DNA tested before April 1 of this year...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to implement new net neutrality rules designed to make sure Internet service providers treat all legal content equally. The historic vote on the proposal, pitched by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, elicited...
PASADENA, Texas -- Ted Myers wishes he could always be there to protect his daughter. And he was sick to his stomach when he saw a picture of her with a gun pointed at her head -- allegedly by her classmate's mother. "I literally, my stomach dropped," Myers said. "I got nauseous...
A volunteer firefighter in a little Texas town has managed to enrage animal lovers worldwide and gotten himself suspended after reportedly posting photos of two dogs he shot on his property. Tim Conatser killed the animals after warning their owners, his neighbors, to keep them...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A local coffee shop in South Austin is dealing with a backlash on social media after a customer posted a review on Facebook stating the business doesn’t welcome nursing mothers. On Wednesday morning, Stephanie Barlow Scott posted a glaring review on Stouthaus...
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo helps a lot of students raise scholarship money through its student art auction. A 17-year-old Splendora High School senior was poised to be one of them, or so he thought. Tuesday, Chase Otts' parents were belatedly informed by the school his...
The Federal Communications Commission is driving toward a landmark vote Thursday on a sweeping plan that critics warn would impose a new era of regulation for how Americans use and do business on the Internet, even as 11th-hour appeals inject added drama behind the scenes. The...