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New air monitor to be installed near oil drilling

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The state's environmental quality commission said it plans to add a new air monitor in the Eagle Ford Shale to help measure pollution from oil and gas sites in South Texas.

Beaumont ISD to seek $4M stolen by 2 ex-workers

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Southeast Texas school district will try to recover money and property seized in a $4 million embezzlement case that sent two ex-finance officers to prison.

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.

Man allegedly made hash oil during Texas explosion

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Central Texas man has been charged with arson and child endangerment after a 2013 explosion damaged a house with his year-old son inside.

Pittsburgh man gets 7 years in sob-story mag scam

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Pittsburgh man must spend seven years in federal prison for a $1.9 million sob-story scam in which 30,000 people were conned into buying magazine subscriptions that were supposed to benefit children's hospitals, veterans' support groups and other charities.

Group could gain ownership of Texas State Aquarium

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Corpus Christi could give up ownership of the Texas State Aquarium as part of expansion plans for the popular complex.

Texas man who faked military past pleads guilty

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A convicted Texas felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to acclaimed retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell faces up to 10 years in prison for having guns.

Texas teen pleads guilty to shooting classmate

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Texas teenager who says he accidentally shot and killed a fellow high school football player has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide.

Security guard slain in Dallas, suspects sought

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Dallas police say a security guard has been fatally shot during a convenience store robbery and the attackers then fled in two vehicles.

Baltimore-bound flight makes emergency landing

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Baltimore-bound American Airlines flight has made an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.