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Stolen heirloom watch returned to Houston man

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A Houston man has been reunited with his grandfather's watch after it was stolen three years ago.

Houston fire union president resigns over threats

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The president of Houston's fire department union has resigned in the middle of contract negotiations with the city after he says fellow firefighters threatened his family.

Police: Houston man killed trying to strike cars

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at passing cars on the interstate was fatally struck by a car.

6 Cuban men land in Texas after boat engine breaks

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Authorities say a 14-foot wooden boat carrying six Cuban men has reached South Texas after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico when the engine failed.

University of Texas campaign tops $3 billion

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The University of Texas says it has topped its $3 billion goal in an eight-year fundraising campaign.

Journalist Stephen Isaacs dies at 76

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Stephen D. Isaacs, a journalist, author and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism professor emeritus, has died after complications from a fall. He was 76.

Body of missing kayaker believed found

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Authorities believe the body of a kayaker who went missing over Labor Day weekend has been found.

Federal trial starts over tough Texas voter ID law

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the state's voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

After more than a century, beloved church to close

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A church known for its inclusiveness is set to close this month.

Big 12 teams play top foes unexpectedly close

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

There were the expected season-opening blowout victories for Big 12 teams.