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Herman’s Horns Part of 2nd Day of Big 12 Football Media Days


July 17, 2018

Tom Herman returns to Big 12 football media days as a winner with Texas. Herman and the Longhorns are among the five teams that will take part Tuesday to wrap up Big 12 media days. When Herman was on the podium in Frisco for the first time last summer, the Longhorns were coming off three consecutive losing seasons and he …

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Police Nab Possible Houston-Area Serial Killer


July 17, 2018

Investigators in Texas captured a man who has been described as a possible serial killer, NBC News reported. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, was wanted in connection with three killings over three days in Harris County and Houston beginning Friday, authorities said. He was also described as a “person of strong interest” in two other crimes: a July 9 home invasion committed …

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Couple Impersonates Officers to Force Their Way into Fort Worth Home


July 17, 2018

Fort Worth police are searching for a man and woman who posed as officers from the Nevada Gaming Commission to force their way into a home Monday afternoon. It happened in the Woodhaven neighborhood of East Fort Worth. The pair tackled the family’s housekeeper, sending her to the hospital and were only scared off by the family dogs. Benny and …

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Teenager Shot and Killed Overnight in Duncanville: PD


July 17, 2018

Duncanville police are investigating an overnight shooting involving a teenager near the 700 block of E. Camp Wisdom Road. The initial call to police stated there was a male down in the hallway of the Rodeway Inn. The man was transported to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died. Duncanville is investigating the motive of the shooting, but …

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In honor of National Ice Cream Day, we ranked the best flavors of Blue Bell


July 17, 2018

Most people don’t need an excuse to eat ice cream, yet, here we are, on National Ice Cream Day. On this blessed holiday, ordained by Ronald Reagan in 1984,  Americans everywhere swing by the store to pick up a pint or two of their favorite frozen treat. In Texas, that usually means Blue Bell, the state’s most iconic creamy dessert. For …

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Woman tosses drugs, fake money on highway during Houston police chase


July 17, 2018

A wanted woman tossed drugs and counterfeit money out the window during a long police chase in a stolen car that ended late Sunday in Anahuac. Police began following the woman when they spotted her running red lights and stop signs along the South Loop around 10:30 p.m., according to Lt. Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department. Officers tried …

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Police arrest Texas mom who allegedly abandoned newborn in dumpster


July 17, 2018

Hurst Police announced on Monday the arrest of a 28-year-old woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a dumpster last month. Police said Alyssa Hazel Baker went to her workplace at Souper Salad and gave birth to a baby inside the bathroom on the morning of June 15, according to an arrest affidavit. When a coworker went to check on Baker because …

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Homicide, gas leak reported in Spring


July 17, 2018

Authorities were evacuating residents in a section of Spring Monday evening following a homicide and gas leak. In a statement posted to the Harris County Pct. 4 Constable Office’s Twitter account, emergency crews were on the scene of the homicide and gas leak in the 20000 block of Rene Creek Court. It was not immediately clear how both incidents were …

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Bodybuilders share experiences at South Texas competition


July 17, 2018

Texans flexed and showed off their glistening muscles this past weekend in the Coastal Bend. Fitness enthusiasts gathered Saturday, July 14, 2018, for the Battle on the Bay Fit Expo at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi. Competitors in the bodybuilding categories competed to qualify for a national event to earn their pro cards. RELATED: S.A. bodybuilder makes strides in …

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Saudi Arabia bans 47 video games after children’s death


July 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia banned 47 popular video games after the reported suicide of two children under the influence of an online game, according to Gulf News. The Saudi General Commission for Audio-Visual Media said Monday it was banning 47 games, including Grand Theft Auto V, Assassins Creed 2 and Witcher, for unspecified violations of rules and regulations. The ban materialised after the …

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