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  • A jury has convicted a Houston woman of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.
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  • 040414-KFSN-5PM-ChupacabraIsDead
  • An unknown animal that made headlines around the country as a possible 'chupacabra' has been euthanized.
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  • Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, the senior officer on base, speaks with the media outside of an entrance to the Fort Hood military base following a shooting that occurred inside
  • An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness was the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said.
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texas, shooting, national/world
  • A barge that once carried some 900,000 gallons of heavy tar-like oil was cleared Sunday of its remaining contents, a day after the vessel collided with a ship in the busy Houston Ship Channel and leaked as much as about a fifth of its cargo into the waterway.
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oil, oil spill, texas, national/world
  • Bystanders assist first responders at the scene at SXSW festival in Austin, TX early Thursday morning March 13, 2014
  • A third person struck by a suspected drunken driver in Austin last week during the South By Southwest festival died of her injuries Monday, police said.
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  • A car drove into a packed crowd of pedestrians outside a downtown Austin nightclub during the SXSW festival
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  • A man is facing charges after reportedly fleeing from police, crashing into another car and climbing to the top of an HISD school
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texas, hot topics
  • Swordfish
  • A group of fishermen have got quite a tale to tell and possibly bragging rights for a record catch!
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texas, hot topics, katie mccall
  • Deputy constable arrested in prostitution sting
  • A Harris County deputy constable is facing charges after being caught up in his own department's prostitution sting
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  • Family blames company for flammable water
  • A Louisiana family says they believe methane gas is leaking into their water and an oil company from The Woodlands is to blame
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  • Two men are in custody in connection to Saturday night's deadly house party in the Cypress area, northwest of Houston, Texas.
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  • Juan Ramon Maldonado
  • Detectives have arrested a man who allegedly broke into a Montgomery County church because he wanted to pray
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  • Valley man pleads guilty in drug and money laundering scheme
  • The last of seven suspects pleaded guilty Monday in a drug and money laundering scheme that federal agents say spanned from Fresno to Alabama and Texas.
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  • In this courtroom sketch defense witness Stephen Bennett, right, testifies as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, left, and presiding judge Col. Tara Osborn look on in court during Hasans court-martial in Fort Hood, Texas on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
  • Maj. Nidal Hasan is acting as his own attorney but told the judge that he wouldn't be putting up a defense as he stands accused of killing 13 people at the Texas military base
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  • Breaking News from ABC30 in Fresno, California
  • After a blockage was discovered in an artery in his heart on Monday, former President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning.
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george w. bush, texas, politics
  • Four men found living in "deplorable conditions" in a Houston garage on Friday told police that they were being held captive after being lured by promises of alcohol and cigarettes so that their captor could cash their public-assistance checks, authorities said.
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  • Five days after a fertilizer plant explosion, a flag flies from a damaged home as the damaged West Intermediate School is seen in the distance Monday, April 22, 2013, in West, Texas.
  • When the first call came in, it was just a fire. Smoke was coming from West Fertilizer Co. and an alarm was sounding, so a woman at a park just across the railroad tracks called 911.
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texas, explosion, national/world
  • Court documents show Dylan Quick told authorities he fantasized about cutting off people's faces and wearing them as masks
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texas, murder, national/world
  • Barry Walter Bujol
  • A Texas man convicted of trying to sneak out of the U.S. to give al-Qaida restricted military documents, GPS equipment and money was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison -- the maximum punishment he could receive.
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texas, terror, national/world
  • Officials found a sophisticated marijuana farming operation, with plants worth more than $4 million, and they believe it's tied to a cartel
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  • What started as a traffic stop quickly turned much bigger for an officer confronted by a mother whose son got a hold of a zip tie
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  • A home near Houston has become familiar to firefighters. They've been there two days in a row to rescue someone stuck in a tree.
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  • A man police say was looking for items to steal from a car made a gruesome discovery when he opened the trunk and found a body inside
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texas, national/world
  • The seven-time Cy Young Award winner will possibly take the mound as early as Saturday for a minor league team.
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texas, sports
  • San Antonio International Airport has been evacuated after officials say they received a bomb threat.
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texas, national/world
  • Colorado shooting victim funeral
  • A man who dove in front of his girlfriend and saved her life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an aspiring sportscaster was praised for her boundless energy.
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  • An American anthropology student attacked by chimps he was studying in South Africa knew primate research was not without risks.
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  • A man at court with family members opened fire outside a Southeast Texas courthouse Wednesday, killing one person and wounding at least three others before briefly taking hostages at a nearby business, police said.
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texas, national/world
  • Austin, TX is launching what some are calling an offensive program called Homeless Hotspots
  • People in Austin Texas have a new way to connect to the Internet, but it's causing controversy.
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  • Chuck E Cheese
  • Authorities are investigating after a little girl was left behind at her own birthday party at a Texas children's restaurant last night
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  • She was detained on a Southwest flight to Houston after she got into it with a flight attendant, but the charge was dismissed
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  • Officer Yang began a 30-day unpaid suspension on Tuesday and is facing misdemeanor theft charges now.
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  • A Texas woman loves hippos so much she even made her car look like one.
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