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Documents: Toddler fatally burned put in oven by sibling

Texas Child Protective Services says a toddler who died from severe burns was put in an oven by one of her two 3-year-old siblings when the children were left alone in their Houston apartment.

November 20, 2015

3 hurt in Houston townhouses fire, cause of blaze sought

Investigators say three people have been hurt in a Houston fire that damaged several townhouses.

November 19, 2015

Ex-principal in San Antonio faces more child sex counts

An assistant principal at a middle school in San Antonio has quit as he faces three sex-related counts for an alleged relationship with a 14-year-old student.

November 18, 2015

Police: 1-year-old child playing with stove burned to death

A 1-year-old girl has been found burned to death inside a northeast Houston apartment.

November 17, 2015

Media General rejects Nexstar bid, but willing to talk

Media General has rejected a nearly $1.9 billion buyout offer from Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. but will engage in talks.

November 16, 2015

KFC to deliver buckets of fried chicken on demand

Colonel Sanders wants to come to your home: KFC says it will start delivering its buckets of fried chicken to customers in two U.S. cities.

November 12, 2015

Rural West Texas records 3.2 magnitude earthquake

Parts of rural West Texas have been shaken by a minor earthquake.

November 11, 2015

Pedestrian dies after hit by Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus

Authorities say a man standing along a highway waving vehicles away from a traffic accident has died after being hit by a Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus.

November 10, 2015

Forecasters: 63 million should have eye out for bad weather

Forecasters are warning 63 people in the central U.S. to have an eye out for bad weather this week as colliding air masses threaten to generate high winds and possibly tornadoes.

November 9, 2015

Mississippi woman killed in accident on I-20 in Louisiana

Louisiana State police say a 29-year-old Mississippi woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Lincoln Parish.

November 6, 2015

North Texas woman, 22, charged in death of newborn daughter

A North Texas woman has been accused of killing her newborn daughter and leaving the body in a plastic bag in the trunk of her car.

November 5, 2015

Ex-Border Patrol agent in Texas gets 6 years for sex assault

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent in West Texas has been sentenced to six years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

November 4, 2015

3 deaths in burned Texas home ruled double murder-suicide

Investigators believe the deaths of two children and their father whose bodies were in a burning North Texas home was a double murder and a suicide.

November 3, 2015

Bryan man charged with using wheelchair in church burglary

A 53-year-old man is held on $5,000 bond in Bryan after police say he broke into a church and used a wheelchair taken from there to haul off some electronics.

November 2, 2015

Traffic around JFK slaying scene in Dallas closed for movie

Street traffic around downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza, where President John Kennedy was shot and killed this month in 1963, is being shut to accommodate a Rob Reiner-directed film about Kennedy's successor, Lyndon Johnson.

November 2, 2015

Texans still prohibited from carrying many knives

It will soon be legal in Texas to openly carry most guns, but it's still against the law to carry other weapons, including many knives.

November 2, 2015

Texas case sees religious liberty, home-school rules collide

The Texas Supreme Court is hearing the case of an El Paso family that could shake up booming home-school ranks in Texas and beyond.

November 2, 2015

Trial to begin in deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin

The trial is set to begin for the man accused in the deaths of four people when he smashed into a crowd of South By Southwest festival goers two years ago.

November 2, 2015

Dallas mother accused of trying to poison her 3 children

A Dallas mother is accused of forcing her 4-year-old son to ingest ant poison after telling her three children she planned to kill them and herself.

November 2, 2015

Storms leave behind damages in D'Hanis, Floresville

Storms in Central and South Texas have damaged some buildings but no injuries were immediately reported.

October 30, 2015

After Superstorm Sandy response, donations to Red Cross fall

A year after receiving huge sums to respond to Superstorm Sandy, the American Red Cross experienced a 32 percent drop in donations — and its place among the nation's best-supported nonprofits has declined from ninth to 21st in the latest survey by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, released Thursday. It was its lowest ranking since the annual survey began in 1991.

October 29, 2015

Governor Declares State of Disaster in Bastrop Co.

Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a State of Disaster in Bastrop Co.

October 15, 2015

Texas Vehicle Registration Renewal Available Online

Online vehicle registration renewal helps you avoid hassle of long lines.

August 25, 2015

Dog Severely Burned from Chemical Burn

A dog picked up by animal care services in San Antonio last week is blind and it's face is severely burned.

August 21, 2015

First U.S. Ebola Patient Dies

Dallas hospital says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US has died.

October 8, 2014

Texas State Aquarium Nominated for Top 10 List

Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi nominated for Top 10 list of best aquariums in North America.

July 25, 2014

Keep Cool Paddling Texas Trails

Now, finding a place to put in or take out a kayak or canoe is a lot easier since Texas Parks and Wildlife has added several new paddling trails so folks can stay cool this summer and see nature up close.

July 17, 2014

New Boating Regulations

New regulations went into effect Tuesday for all boaters in Texas lakes.

July 3, 2014

Family Raises Thousands For Joe Cavazos

Joe Cavazos has been battling small cell cancer and bone cancer for almost three years now.

October 20, 2013

The Best Ways To Enjoy The State Fair

This weekend, the State Fair Of Texas in downtown Dallas will close its doors with an estimated 2.5 million people vising during its 24-day operation. But before the biggest fair in the country shuts its doors, KAVU News Anchor John Estrada took a visit to tell you what you shouldn’t miss.

October 18, 2013
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