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Former first lady Laura Bush visits Texas school

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Former first lady Laura Bush visited a Mesquite middle school that recently received a $7,000 library grant from her foundation.

Texas teen killed by police had drugs in system

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Autopsy results show a 15-year-old East Texas boy sought after an attempted robbery was shot five times by police after he allegedly opened fire on officers.

Treasure hunter helps Texan locate lost class ring

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An amateur treasure hunter has found a North Texas man's 1977 class ring that was lost during a summer trip to Galveston.

Customs agents in Texas find men in fuel tank

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Federal agents say they have found six men hidden in a pickup truck fuel tank at an immigration checkpoint in South Texas.

14 arrested in South Texas drugs, theft ring

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

More than a dozen suspects have been arrested in what investigators call a South Texas theft ring linked to drugs and weapons.

Hive area monitored after 23 Texas students stung

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Four students have been treated and released from hospitals after nearly two dozen North Texas children were stung by bees during a physical education class.

Georgia man gets 7 years in Texas weapons case

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A convicted felon from Georgia must serve seven years in federal prison for using a gun to abduct a man who was later found in West Texas.

3rd person pleads guilty in Houston tax fraud scam

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A third person has pleaded guilty in a Houston-based tax fraud scam that investigators say cost the government more than $2 million.

No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.

Customs agents seize marijuana at Texas border

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Federal authorities have arrested a West Texas man who they say tried to cross the U.S. border with nearly 150 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car bumper.