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8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.
E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

E. Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.
Rangers trade Frasor to Kansas City for minor-league pitcher

Rangers trade Frasor to Kansas City for minor-league pitcher

The Texas Rangers have traded Jason Frasor to the Kansas City Royals for a minor-league pitcher.
NRG Stadium could come into play for A&M

NRG Stadium could come into play for A&M

Kyle Field is undergoing a $450 million rebuild, but the Aggies are still scheduled to play at home this year, with the overall project scheduled for completion in a little more than a year.
Midsummer class act: Jeter delivers, receives sweet farewell

Midsummer class act: Jeter delivers, receives sweet farewell

Derek Jeter strode to the plate in the first inning Tuesday night in his 14th and final All-Star Game, and found himself all alone.
Man killed in apparent road rage shooting identified

Man killed in apparent road rage shooting identified

San Antonio police on Monday identified a man who was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident on the city's Southside Side.
Police: Heights serial pooper could be back

Police: Heights serial pooper could be back

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Harris County constables have confirmed they have received reports that a serial pooper, who was caught defecating in people's back yards, is up to his old tricks again.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 16, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy. 

Gulf camera reveals site of WWII sinking of SS Robert E. Lee, German U-boat

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; spectacular footage detailing World War II wrecks thousands of feet down in the Gulf of Mexico has been released by scientists doing a months-long deep sea expedition in the area.

Fostering change

Thousands of kids go through the foster care system every year and a lot of them are scarred with lifelong issues either from abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Cowboys to cut holdout quarterback Kyle Orton

Cowboys to cut holdout quarterback Kyle Orton

The Dallas Cowboys are finally moving on from disgruntled backup quarterback Kyle Orton.

Reasons to fill your gas tank

Many of us are guilty of waiting to fill up our gas tank until it is below empty. Mechanics say we need to break the habit. The best time to fill up your tank is when you hit the quarter tank mark.

Like the late 70s, except worse

In all of my years on the Earth, I have not seen the world meting down since the late 70s.

Air conditioning thefts on the rise

Air conditioning units are in high demand when temperatures get warmer. Homeowners need them, and criminals want them.
Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities warn of fake 20s passed in East Texas

Authorities are warning the public to be aware of man passing fake $20 bills in East Texas.