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Funeral arrangements announced for Whitehouse student drowning victim

Mike Pence to hold fundraisers in Dallas, Midland next week

Calling all teachers: Education job fair for Region 7

18-wheeler spills animal waste on Texas freeway

Richard Cole, last WWII Doolittle Raider, dies in Texas

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After high school shooting, Texas campuses could soon have more armed marshals

Owner of car vandalized during riot following Tech win: ‘Don’t park on Broadway’

‘Back the Bluebonnet’ challenge has Texas law enforcement playing in meadows, frolicking in fields

Longview man dies following lawnmower accident

Marshall woman sentenced for slamming child’s head against crib

  Texas bans spiritual advisers in death chambers during execution

  Immigration agents arrest 280 at Texas tech repair company

The federal agency says the technology repair company employees were working in the United States illegally, but did not release details of who was detained.

Texarkana driver allegedly struck elderly man in motorized wheelchair

A Texarkana driver was arrested for hitting an elderly man while he attempted to cross the street.

  Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

International Terminals Company said the blaze in Deer Park was extinguished as of 3 a.m. Wednesday. The fire began Sunday at the facility southeast of Houston, sending a huge, dark plume of smoke thousands of feet in the air, though officials said air quality remained safe.

Lawmaker files bill to increase access to high-speed internet in rural areas of Texas

The bill would use existing electrical co-op power poles and easements to provide broadband internet to rural areas of Texas.

Maegan Hembree: Still missing 6 years later

State Rep. wants STAAR test eliminated

Texas officials vote to remove Confederate plaque that says Civil War wasn’t over slavery

Texas man gets 55 years in prison for fatal church bus crash

Copy-FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

Texas Rep. Hensarling latest GOP House retirement

Whitehouse woman convicted of murdering babysitter loses death row appeal

Whitehouse woman convicted of murdering babysitter loses death row appeal.

East Texas man on death row loses US Supreme Court appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused an appeal from a man sent to death row for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel with cement mix and lime before dumping it in...

First Waco biker trial could have domino effect on others

A trial is underway amid heighted security in Texas for a local leader of the Bandidos biker gang in the first trial stemming from the deadliest shootout between biker groups in U.S. history.

Police: Texas girl, 3, missing after late-night punishment

A 3-year-old Texas girl is missing after her father made her stand outside in the middle of the night as punishment for not drinking her milk.

Texas bounty hunters killed in shootout at dealership offered $3K payment

Two bounty hunters killed in a point-blank shootout with a Minnesota fugitive at a Texas car dealership were offered $3,000 to apprehend the felon.

Texas police arrest mom of boy, 4, found abandoned on U.S.-Mexico border

Police in Texas have arrested the mother of a 4-year-old boy found in February at an abandoned warehouse in Mexico.

New owners of Houston home find human remains in attic wall

The new owners of a Houston bungalow have discovered human remains in an attic wall that may belong to the previous owner who went missing at least two years ago.

Trane plant in Tyler to see more jobs after Fort Smith plant shutdown

A plant in Fort Smith that makes residential heating and cooling equipment is set to shut down this year, leaving 250 employees out of work.

Eli Young Band's tour bus destroyed by fire; band not on bus

A tour bus belonging to the country group Eli Young Band was damaged in a fire on the Kansas Turnpike, destroying most of the band's electronic and sound equipment.

  Texas teenager opts for pushups after being caught with pot

A North Texas police officer recently gave a teenager the option of being cited for marijuana possession or doing 200 pushups after the boy was caught smoking pot outside a movie theater.

VIDEO: Hundreds protest white nationalist's speech at Texas A&M

Hundreds of people converged on Texas A&M University's campus Tuesday night to protest a white nationalist's speaking engagement.

In a tense campaign season, Texas ad takes humorous approach

The wife of a Texas county commissioner is pleading in an online campaign video for voters to re-elect her husband so he'll get out of the house and relieve her of his nonstop prattling about county issues.

Stolen truck smashes Texas gun store wall, firearms stolen

Police say thieves have used a stolen truck to smash through the brick wall of a North Texas gun store and steal firearms.

Copy-Texas OKs Hunt buying Oncor, but moves to mitigate rate hike

State regulators have approved Dallas mogul Ray L. Hunt's $18 billion buyout of Texas' largest electricity utility, but with caveats that could soften expected electric rate increases.

Copy-Salmonella prompts Nature's Eats Natural Pistachios recall

Nature's Eats Natural Pistachios is recalling 8-ounce packages because of possible salmonella contamination.

Don Francisco ingresa a filas de Telemundo

Don Francisco será corresponsal especial para Telemundo y creará una empresa productora con la cadena para generar contenido original.

Prison bus crashes in Texas, 1 killed, more than 20 hurt

A prison bus carrying more than two dozen inmates has collided with a pickup truck in Texas, killing the truck's driver and injuring most of the inmates.

Texas couple accused of waterboarding 13-year-old boy

A North Texas woman and her boyfriend face allegations they tied a 13-year-old boy's genitals and subjected him to a punishment known as waterboarding.

TxDOT estimates I-35 wreck could clear Thursday night

TxDOT estimates the wreck at Interstate 35 could clear by Thursday night. The agency estimates traffic is backed up about seven miles from the crash in each direction. TxDOT says the wreck could clear by 8 p.m. or later.

Texas appeals court halts Wednesday execution for East Texas man

An East Texas man set for execution this week for a shootout eight years ago that left two sheriff's officers dead has won a reprieve from the state's highest criminal appeals court.

Jury in Kaufman DA murder case being sequestered on Tuesday night

The estranged wife of a former Texas justice of the peace has testified that her husband fatally shot a district attorney, his wife and a senior prosecutor.

Punishment phase resumes for convicted ex-official

Testimony is continuing in the punishment phase in the trial of a former North Texas public official convicted of capital murder in a revenge plot against prosecutors.

Penalty phase begins for ex-Texas justice of peace

A prosecutor says jurors will hear from witnesses who saw a former justice of the peace fatally shoot an assistant district attorney in North Texas last year.

East Texas deacon arrested for '81 killing had prior murder conviction

U.S. marshals say an ex-convict wanted in connection with a 1981 Pennsylvania homicide is under arrest after he was found to be living under an alias and serving as a church deacon in Texas.

Texas man gets 20 years in synthetic drug deaths

A Texas man who pleaded guilty to distributing chemicals that resulted in the synthetic drug deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area has been sentenced to 20 years and six months in prison.

Former Whitehouse teen killed in Central Texas double slaying; shooter was high on LSD

The son of a Hill Country constable is charged with capital murder for the shooting deaths of a Smith County teenager and another man.

VIDEO: George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

COPY-Defense offer more evidence in shoe-stabbing trial

Defense attorneys continue to present their case in the trial of a Houston woman accused of murdering a man by stabbing him with the stiletto heel of her shoe.

COPY-Defense offer more evidence in shoe-stabbing trial

Defense attorneys continue to present their case in the trial of a Houston woman accused of murdering a man by stabbing him with the stiletto heel of her shoe.

COPY-Man kills wife near TX day care center, then self

Police say a woman has been slain in the parking lot of a North Texas day care center in gunfire blamed on her estranged husband who then killed himself.

West, TX fertilizer plant cited for safety lapses

The federal government has cited the company that operated a Texas fertilizer plant that exploded in April and killed 15 people.

UT probe: fracking study didn't meet standards

An independent review of a University of Texas study into hydraulic fracturing found the research did not meet standards for scientific work. The Energy Institute researched hydraulic fracturing

Suspected serial killer targeted victim's boyfriend

Before Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes murdered an 18-year-old barista, he also targeted the young woman's boyfriend before changing his mind, the lead investigator in the slaying said Tuesday.

Texas judge halts oil pipeline work

A Texas court has ordered TransCanada to temporarily halt work on a private property where it is constructing part of an oil pipeline designed to carry tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

Jury sentences day care worker in death of 18-month-old

Jurors have begun a second day of deliberations to decide the sentence for a Houston woman convicted of murder after a 2011 fire at her home day care killed four children.

Ex-University of Texas coach Royal dies at age 88

The University of Texas says former football coach Darrell Royal, who won two national championships and a share of a third, has died. He was 88.

Sadler concedes US Senate race to Cruz

Democrat Paul Sadler has conceded the U.S. Senate race to Republican Ted Cruz, urging supporters to "be proud of the voters' choice."

Town looks to ban illegal immigrants

The town of Summerville is one step closer to prohibiting illegal immigrants from living in its communities.

Power of Prayer: Carole Foote

Most folks realize that today "could" be our last.  But what if we knew our last day was about really about to happen.   KLTV 7's Clint Yeatts learned from one Tyler woman how that knowledge creates a whole new meaning for your life and your prayers.