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Siblings reunited in Texas after half a century apart

After more than 53 years, a Cleveland man was reunited with his sister Wednesday thanks to a Facebook connection and a lot of hard work from his wife. Nelda Konieczny has worked for months to reunite the siblings.
Texas man suspected of killing his wife found dead

Texas man suspected of killing his wife found dead

A spokesperson for the Port Arthur Police Department Thursday said a man who is a suspect in the shooting death of his wife was found dead from an apparent suicide.
Ted Cruz files alternative border bill

Ted Cruz files alternative border bill

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Lost in a pressing crisis: Perpetual immigration issues

Lost in a pressing crisis: Perpetual immigration issues

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were be
SOURCES: Dallas teen arrested in hit-and-run that killed Tyler native, Air Force vet

SOURCES: Dallas teen arrested in hit-and-run that killed Tyler native, Air Force vet

Dallas police sources tell FOX 4 that a teenage girl without a driver’s license was arrested in connection to a Wednesday fatal hit-and-run crash.
Man pleads guilty in jealous rage double-murder case, gets 50 years

Man pleads guilty in jealous rage double-murder case, gets 50 years

A man charged in a 2012 double murder in Beaumont entered a guilty plea Wednesday morning. Jose Wilfredo Chinchilla, 30, was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole.
'Beaver Wars'

'Beaver Wars'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the animal world it may be that no two beavers are the same but semi-aquatic rodent diversity does not extend to the world of the convenience store, at least according to Buc-ee's.
More human remains in Houston bayou

More human remains in Houston bayou

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are investigating reports of a body found in a southeast Houston bayou.

Waitress accused of drugging customers

Dish Society is a trendy new restaurant in the 5700 block of San Felipe, not far from The Galleria area.
Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard were both recognized Wednesday at the 22nd annual ESPY awards, taking home prizes for Best Coach/Manager and Best Championship Performance, respectively.
Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady, the former Rocket who was making a stab at baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League, is retiring from baseball, too.
Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is attempting to track down more than 30 Texans who may have been exposed to measles in Wichita, Kansas.
Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M was picked to finish sixth in the seven-team SEC West Division in balloting by media members Thursday despite a 20-6 record in its first two football seasons in the league.
A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

With the World Cup in the rear-view mirror and NFL training camps on deck, football is set to take center stage while “fútbol” again takes a back seat in the U.S.