Icy roads possible Friday night

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Houston-area man accused of setting fire to girlfriend

A 41-year-old suburban Houston man has been jailed on an aggravated assault charge after he was accused of dousing his girlfriend with rubbing alcohol and setting her on fire.

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2nd body found after North Texas floods

Search and rescue crews say swift, high waters are preventing teams from resuming their search for a woman who went missing after a flash flood swept her car from a bridge in Fort Worth.

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Army IDs 4 soldiers killed in Fort Hood helicopter crash

The Army has released the identities of four crew members who were killed when their helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise at Fort Hood in Texas.

Lee Orthodontics to give 31,000 backpacks to Abilene students

An Abilene dentist’s office will give out more than 30,000 backpacks to students next week. While that will put smiles on the faces of some parents, a surprise in some of the backpacks will put a new smile on the faces of some lucky kids – a ticket for free braces.

North Texas families sue drillers over contaminated water

Two families in rural North Texas have sued oil and gas drilling companies for contamination of their water wells.

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Houston Zoo reinstalls signs prohibiting guns

The Houston Zoo has reinstalled signs that prohibit carrying firearms into the zoo, three months after they were removed due to threat of legal action.

DNA test on discarded cigarette leads to arrest in Texas killings

North Texas police say DNA testing on a discarded marijuana cigarette led to the arrest of a man investigators say killed a married couple in their home in 2012.

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Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October

U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the number from October 2014.



Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.

Remains found near Houston may be those of missing teen

Sheriff's officials say human remains found in a rural area southwest of Houston are believed to be those of a 15-year-old girl missing for 25 years.

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Mark Rowlett: Some icy roads possible Friday night

Risk of ice - especially on bridges and overpasses - continues through Saturday morning