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Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $3 million in illegal narcotics during two seizures at international bridges in South Texas.

History books in school: Are they stating fact or fiction?

The Texas Freedom Network Education Fund says there is a major problem with a Social Studies book proposed to come out to Texas schools next year. It has some history written wrong.
Jones: Goodell has 100 percent support from NFL owners

Jones: Goodell has 100 percent support from NFL owners

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has 100 percent support from the owners, despite mistakes he made during the Ray Rice-domestic abuse controversy.
Reader reaction to the Adrian Peterson column is a divisive

Reader reaction to the Adrian Peterson column is a divisive

My "award-winning" column in today's edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram regarding the case of Adrian Peterson apparently touched a nerve.
Astro near team record

Astro near team record

Jose Altuve has tried not to dwell too much on his march to Craig Biggio’s franchise record for hits in a season, but he admits it has been impossible. Someone is constantly reminding him of the countdown.

Child Services had contact with family of Texas toddler who was killed

There were signs of suspected abuse of a Texas toddler who was found dead Friday in a shallow grave. Tony Plohetski reports Child Protective Services had received multiple reports on the two year-old boy.

Video: Texas officers catch wrong-way driver with two children in car

A police officer in Texas put himself in danger to protect the public from a wrong-way driver on an interstate highway. The intense situation was all caught on the officer's patrol car dashboard camera.
Police: Six charged after sexually assaulting woman met online

Police: Six charged after sexually assaulting woman met online

BEAUMONT (KBMT) -- Beaumont police say six people have been charged after sexually assaulting a woman they met on the website Backpage.com.
Violent Kaufman Co. man wanted by authorities

Violent Kaufman Co. man wanted by authorities

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn, 34, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.
Arrest made in UH campus rape

Arrest made in UH campus rape

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; University of Houston officials say campus police arrested a man on Saturday they say raped a student in her dorm room Friday afternoon.
Report: New allegations against Peterson surface involving abuse of another son

Report: New allegations against Peterson surface involving abuse of another son

A new report of child abuse has surfaced against former East Texas native Adrian Peterson.
Howdy, Folks! Voice of Big Tex Wants Job Back

Howdy, Folks! Voice of Big Tex Wants Job Back

When Big Tex went up in flames in 2012, Bill Bragg thought his job was safe. "Management has told me 'don't go away 'cause you've got a big job to do next year,'" he said on the day of the fire.
Hidden meanings behind tattoos

Hidden meanings behind tattoos

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Associated Press consulted criminal justice experts to discover the sometime hidden meanings behind some tattoos.
Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Jason Garrett said his franchise quarterback was more of a complementary player, but that he had a good game. Keep it that way.
Running game shoulders load

Running game shoulders load

In the 30-14 victory at Oakland, the Texans ran 46 times – third-most in team history – for 188 yards. The running game allowed them to dominate the time of possession with 38 minutes, 36 seconds.