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Clinton Says She’s Feeling Good After Debate

(AP) – Hillary Clinton says she’s feeling good after Monday night’s debate and is looking forward to the next two match-ups with Donald Trump.  The Democratic presidential candidate said the debate showed “clear differences” between the candidates’ temperaments and qualifications for the presidency.  Clinton spoke to reporters Tuesday on her campaign plane. She’s holding a […]

San Antonio Gets Up To 7 Inches Of Rain, Some Roads Close

(AP) – Parts of South Texas have been swamped with up to 7 inches of rain leading to dozens of high-water rescues and street closures.  National Weather Service forecaster Brett Williams says areas of San Antonio were inundated with rain Monday morning.  The San Antonio Fire Department responded to about 40 high-water rescues, including several […]

2 Texas Counties Declared State Disasters Over August Floods

(AP) – Two South Texas counties have been declared state disaster areas following late-summer heavy rain and flooding.  Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced the disaster declarations for Atascosa and Wilson counties. The time frame involves severe weather and flash flooding the weekend of Aug. 20-21.  Some people living in the Floresville area reported getting […]

Man Gets Life Term Over 2014 Wrench-Deating Death

(AP) – Authorities say a West Texas man must serve life in prison for his role in the 2014 fatal beating of a man he found at an ex-girlfriend’s home.  John Patrick Gutierrez pleaded guilty Monday in Abilene to tampering with evidence. Court records show the 40-year-old Abilene man also faced a murder charge, which […]

North Texas Son, 18, Gets Life In Prison For Killing Parents

(AP) – An 18-year-old North Texas man must serve life in prison for the 2014 killing of his parents in what prosecutors call a dispute over unfinished schoolwork and disobedience.  Zachary Callens was sentenced Monday in McKinney.  A Collin County jury on Friday convicted Callens of murder in the deaths of his parents – Ryan […]

Houston Transit Police Officer Accused In Beating Resigns; Watch Video

(AP) – A Houston transit police officer has resigned after the release of a surveillance video that shows him beating a man he found slumped on a seat on a rail platform.  An internal review recommended Officer Jairus Warren’s dismissal for using excessive force in the Sept. 14 beating of Darrell Giles. Authorities say Warren […]

Houston Gunman Had 2 Weapons, Thousands Of Rounds At Scene

(AP) – A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.  Nine people were injured during Monday morning’s shootings on the street in […]

Muslim Familty Suing Fox, Beck Over Homemade Clock Arrest

The father of a Muslim teen arrested after bringing a homemade clock to his suburban Dallas high school last year is suing Glenn Beck and Fox News for defamation. Mohamed Mohamed filed the defamation suit claiming Fox News and Glenn Beck’s conservative television network falsely accused the family of being terrorists and engaging in Jihad.  […]

UPDATE: Missing Edinburg Man Found Alive In Mexico

A missing elderly Edinburg man remains in a hospital in Tamaulipas, a day after being found lying along the side of a road. 76-year-old Adan Olivarez, who’d been the focus of a Silver Alert, was spotted on the ground in the town of Valle Hermoso, about 25 miles southwest of Matamoros, Monday. He was rushed […]

Harlingen Man In Custody Accused In Deadly Stabbing Attack

A manhunt is over for a Harlingen man suspected of killing a man who tried to stop the suspect from attacking his ex-wife. 55-year-old Sigfredo Ramos is behind bars after being arrested at his Rangerville Road home Monday morning. Details of the arrest aren’t being made available, but Ramos is facing murder and attempted murder […]