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Suburban Houston pot farm busted

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Fort Bend County authorities estimate a suburban Houston marijuana farm raided this week had up to 10,000 plants that could have been worth $10 million on the streets.

Retail gasoline prices drop a penny across Texas

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped by a penny this week.

Ex-teacher guilty in fatal hit-and-run of boy, 6

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been convicted of manslaughter for the hit-run death of a 6-year-old boy run down last year while walking with his mother and baby sister to a store to get candy.

Teacher finds disability no obstacle to success

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Keri Moore's most-used phrase as a child was, "I can do it myself."

Brantly's Texas residency program creates fund

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Former colleagues of the Texas-trained doctor who contracted Ebola say they're raising funds to help him and his family replace the household items they were forced to leave behind in West Africa.

Perry campaign funds to cover future legal costs

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says any future legal bills he incurs fighting two felony indictments will be paid for with campaign funds, not taxpayer dollars.

Copper thief on minibike busted in Texas oil patch

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

An Odessa man on a minibike has been arrested after he was spotted stripping copper wire at a lease in the West Texas oil patch.

500 pounds of marijuana found in pickup truck

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Duval County authorities say they've found nearly 500 pounds of marijuana in a pickup truck they were trying to pull over for a traffic stop.

Possible weapon in border agent's slaying found

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A South Texas sheriff says a gun's been found that may be the weapon used to kill an off-duty Border Patrol agent shot while fishing with his family earlier this month.

USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has left its port in Rhode Island for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.