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UPDATE: North Abilene house fire extinguished

A house fire broke out shortly before 9 p.m in the 900 block of Graham Street in north Abilene.

David Barajas

Texas father acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed 2 sons

Testimony moves into its sixth day in the trial of a Texas father accused of fatally shooting a drunken driver who killed his two sons in a traffic accident.

Everton Bryan

Texas father accused of killing his 2-month-old son

Police say a Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son.


Children injured after being struck by lightning

Three children were hospitalized after being struck by lightning while on a soccer field in the Austin area.

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Texas couple contends school taped son, 2, to mat

A couple has filed a lawsuit claiming that a North Texas Montessori academy used duct tape to secure their young son to his napping mat to prevent him from wandering about.


Texas man accused of kidnapping ex-boss' wife

An arrest warrant has been issued for a South Texas man in the kidnapping of his former employer's wife.

Jestin Hooker

West Texas man indicted in law office slaying

A 28-year-old Lubbock man has been indicted in the beating death of a lawyer who was killed at the law office -- which had living quarters -- where both men were staying.

Texas county reaches $775,000 deal in Taser case

Bastrop County has settled a federal lawsuit for $775,000 with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him with a Taser.

Dallas officer fatally shoots man after incident

Dallas police say an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man after witnessing an incident between people in the vehicle that man was traveling in and a vehicle in which a man was found dead.

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Building groundbreaking held at South Texas campus

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a medical education building that will house classrooms and lab space for students at the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking afternoon thundershowers

Best chances for rain are expected for our western areas