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Bid withdrawn for large West Texas 'unaccompanied children' shelter

A New York-based company has withdrawn its bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would have been the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally.

2 renovation workers hurt in Waco house fire

Two renovation workers have been hurt in a fiery explosion at a vacant Central Texas house as they tried to remove glue from the kitchen floor.

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Fossil of 85 million year old swordfish to be auctioned in Texas

The skeletal rendition of an 85 million year old swordfish is set to be sold later this month by a Dallas-based auction house.

Dyess airmen return home to families after six-month deployment

“Where is my daddy?” 4-year-old Kadyn Hazlip asked, searching the sky above Dyess Air Force Base. “I don’t see the plane."

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63-year-old woman pleads guilty to murdering husband

A 63-year-old North Texas widow has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in the death of her husband, who was found buried in the front yard of their rural home.

Suspect charged in Wiley College student slaying

An East Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a Wiley College student during an off-campus argument that left another student wounded.

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Texas worker charged with tampering with pizza

An 18-year-old pizza store employee in Texas has been charged with a felony after police say he rubbed his genitals on food he was preparing for a customer.
   

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Texas police dog found dead in patrol car

A Central Texas officer has been put on administrative duty after his police dog was found dead in his patrol SUV after his shift ended.
   

Dallas man gets 15 years for sex trafficking of a minor

A 33-year-old Dallas man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for sex trafficking of a minor.

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Police: Woman misled authorities over 2-year-old son's death

Authorities say the mother of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found in a shallow grave in Austin gave inconsistent statements to police as to what happened to the child and why he was missing for weeks.
   

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KTXS Chief Meteorologist, Mark Rowlett

Mark Rowlett: Tracking continued rain chances

Tropical moisture is helping to bring us good rain chances

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