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West Texas clerk issues 'declaration' in opposing same-sex unions

A county clerk in West Texas is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asks state leaders in a self-described "declaration" to "protect natural marriage from lawless court opinions."

James Leo Lacy

James Leo Lacy

Texan charged in baseball bat attack, grandma's neck broken

An East Texas man has been accused in a baseball bat attack that left his 77-year-old grandmother with a broken neck and his aunt hurt.

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Police: No suspect in disguised man's $75,000 Wal-Mart theft

Investigators say they have no suspects in the theft of $75,000 from an Oklahoma Wal-Mart by a man disguised as an armored truck driver.

Texas-shaped pool

Texas-shaped pool seeks landmark status

A move is underway to make a Texas-shaped swimming pool in the Dallas suburb of Plano a state historical landmark.

Boy, 3, shoots himself with grandparents' gun in Texas

A 3-year-old is in the hospital after authorities in Harris County say he shot himself with his grandparent's handgun.

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Austin police kill gunman suspected of hotel lobby shooting

Austin Police have shot and killed a man with a rifle at a posh downtown hotel who they say fatally shot another person in the lobby.

Demonstrators wave Confederate flags at Houston rally

About 100 people in trucks and motorcycles, flying Confederate flags and honking their horns, gathered at a Houston mall on their way to a Fourth of July barbecue in nearby Galveston.

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Texas pier

U.S. Coast Guard crews and Port Aransas police are searching for a 21-year-old man who was reported missing after wading off a pier.


Officials laud Alamo's selection as world heritage site

Local officials are celebrating the Alamo's designation as a world heritage site.

Chemical leak

No injuries reported from chemical plant fire near Houston

A fire at a chemical plant lit up the night sky near Houston and led to a shelter-in-place order for nearby residents.

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Showers expected into Wednesday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for our area through Wednesday afternoon