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Thieves in Houston make off with hair extensions

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Houston police are investigating a hair heist by thieves who stole pricey extensions used for weaves.

White House decries House vote on deportations

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

The White House is denouncing an effort in the House of Representatives to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Divided House moves toward vote on border crisis

| |Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A divided House of Representatives is moving forward on a bill to address the immigration crisis on the southern border after GOP leaders made concessions to win conservative support.

Paid leave for new Austin parents proves popular

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Paid leave for new Austin parents who are city employees is proving more popular than officials had expected.

San Antonio police shoot, kill man

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

San Antonio police say a man was shot and killed by an officer responding to a car theft report.

Denton police release video of injured inmate

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A North Texas police department has fired a jailer and released video of a public intoxication suspect being slammed face-first to the floor during booking.

Dallas traffic signals timed, ire to pedestrians

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

Pedestrians at most of the downtown intersections in Dallas are finding the buttons they push to get a walk signal don't do anything.

Mark Sweeney accepts MPC post

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

The commission in charge of planning and zoning in Caddo Parish has a new administrator.

Toddler attending circus in Dallas falls 1 level

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A 2-year-old girl attending the circus in Dallas has been hurt in an accidental fall from the second level of the American Airlines Center to the main level.

Suspect in videotaped Houston church theft caught

|Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014

A suspect has been charged with stealing from a purse during a 2011 Houston church service in a theft recorded on security video.