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Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star to attempt Guinness record

Texas country star Roger Creager is looking to break the Guinness world record for largest river float in just a few days.

Grandmother almost dies in lawn mower robbery

"It could have been a murder, over what? A lawn mower?" Raquel Pineda says.
Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Change is coming to college athletics, and it may be disappointing for some, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday in the opening press conference of media days.
Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Coming off a 2-14 campaign, the Texans will enter their first training camp under new head coach Bill O’Brien this weekend.
Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

Texas funeral home owners face abuse of corpse charges

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral home in Fort Worth, Texas, are facing charges of abuse of a corpse.
Teen dies in go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway

Teen dies in go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway

A Flower Mound teen is dead, following a go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway. The teen was participating in an Autocross event sponsored by Sports Club Car of America.
Sheriffs weigh selling e-cigarettes to inmates

Sheriffs weigh selling e-cigarettes to inmates

As a way to allow some inmates to get their nicotine fix and sheriffs to shore up tight budgets, county jails across the country have begun selling el
Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard troops

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard troops

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Children's home holds job fair for illegal immigrant child care

Children's home holds job fair for illegal immigrant child care

Local nonprofits are responding to the steady flow of illegal immigrant children coming to Texas.
4 plead guilty in Houston sex ring using Mexican girls

4 plead guilty in Houston sex ring using Mexican girls

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; four people pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court for their roles in a Houston-based sex trafficking ring that prostituted underage girls from Mexico for up to $500 an hour.
Emmett calls Dome demo plan 'silly'

Emmett calls Dome demo plan 'silly'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Thursday called a proposal by the Houston Texans and the Rodeo to demolish the Astrodome and replace it with a park-like green space "a silly plan" and pleaded with
Aggies defensive back arrested on charges of shoplifting

Aggies defensive back arrested on charges of shoplifting

Following a quiet past month, Texas AM’s rash of offseason arrests has spread to Rosenberg.