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Kendall Jones' Facebook shots of herself smiling alongside her rare safari trophy kills may have been taken down, but she's now replaced them with shots of herself alongside living animals as she struggles to repair her public image. Despite the thousands of people who've lashed...
Democratic nominee for governor Wendy Davis on Thursday brought her “Texans deserve to Know” tour to South Dallas, telling residents that rival Greg Abbott is more concerned with protecting his campaign donors that looking out for Texas residents. For weeks now, Davis has been...
A fraught week culminated in a relatively collegial meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday, after which Chairman Paul Foster said it was time for the board and extended UT community to "re-establish some decorum." Less than a week before the...
A boy taken from his father at the age of 2 has been reunited with his dad eight years later, and the child’s mother is in now in jail. McKinney police said the boy, now 10-year-old Drew Drees, was abducted in late Dec. 2006. An investigation determined the boy had been taken by...
When Spencer Elliott saw about a dozen or so of his friends get their bikes stolen, he decided to do something about it. He created the Stolen Bike Hunt - Houston Facebook page. "It's for basically when someone gets a bike stolen, they can throw a picture up and have it for...
Investigators are trying to determine who's been growing more than 15,000 marijuana plants on a Central Texas plot. The Washington County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced the seizure of the plants with a street value topping $7.5 million. Sheriff Otto Hanak in Brenham says...
A Houston firefighter has died after his team lost contact with him while fighting a house fire. A Houston Fire Department statement identified the dead firefighter as 46-year-old Daniel Groover, a 21-year veteran of the department Bryan Sky Eagle, president of the Houston...
A man is in custody after police say he went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically. Investigators say they plan to charge the man Thursday, a day after the rampage in a...
Sen. John Cornyn called it “mystifying” that President Obama is coming to Texas later today without taking time to visit the border or any facility related to the crisis of migrant minors. “Why in the world would the president create the impression that he has so little regard...