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FILE - In this July 25, 2019 file photo John Nicholas, brother of Rhogena Nicholas, lowers his head next to a photo of his sister during a news conference in Houston. A former Houston police officer has been charged with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers, prosecutors announced Friday, Aug. 23. Killed in the shooting were 58-year-old Rhogena Nicholas and 59-year-old Dennis Tuttle.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 6:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly January drug raid of a home that killed a couple who lived there and injured five officers, prosecutors announced Friday. Former Officer Gerald Goines, who was shot in the ensuing gunfight...
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The Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 8:25 am
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who authorities say posted social media video of himself licking ice cream from a carton in Texas and returning it to a supermarket freezer. The warrant charges D'Adrien Anderson of criminal mischief, a misdemeanor...
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In this Aug. 12, 2019 photo, mourners visit the makeshift memorial near the Walmart in El Paso, Texas, where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting that police are investigating as a terrorist attack targeting Latinos. The flags show the nationalities of those killed in the attack, including a German man who lived in nearby Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. On Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, Walmart said it plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
The Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 6:05 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt. The renovated store will include an on-site memorial honoring the victims of...
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AP Photo/Eric Gay
The Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday met in Austin with officials from some of the world's biggest tech giants to discuss ways of combatting extremism in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso that left 22 people dead.
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Larry Swearingen. Swearingen, a Texas death row inmate who has long maintained his innocence, is facing execution for the abduction, rape and murder of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years earlier. Swearingen is set to receive a lethal injection Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, for the December 1998 killing of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
The Associated Press
August 21, 2019 - 8:16 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at the...
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AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
The Associated Press
August 21, 2019 - 8:39 am
DALLAS (AP) — Uber will receive a $24 million incentive package from Texas officials and open a new administrative hub in Dallas, bringing with it about 3,000 jobs, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday.
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The Associated Press
August 20, 2019 - 11:35 am
More than 20 local governments in Texas are facing a coordinated ransomware attack, authorities said. The Texas Department of Information Resources said in a statement Saturday that it believes a single source is behind all 23 of the attacks. It didn't name the affected cities or provide details...
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 17, 2019 - 5:01 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is recovering at home after undergoing a heart stent procedure, according to a statement from his office. Patrick was taken to the hospital by his wife Jan on Thursday evening after experiencing "significant chest pain". After running a number of...
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Antonio Basco, left, the long-time companion of Margie Reckard, 63, speak to reporter Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. Hundreds of well-wishers gathered at an El Paso cemetery on Saturday to support Basco as he buried his companion of 22 years. Reckard was killed by a gunman who opened fire at an El Paso Walmart this month. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
August 17, 2019 - 3:56 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left. Antonio Basco had told reporters he felt alone in planning the funeral for Margie Reckard, one of 22 people killed...
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 13, 2019 - 3:43 pm
UPDATE: ERCOT officials have issued a Level 1 Energy Emergency Alert Tuesday afternoon. Conservation efforts are needed until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Here are some steps you can do to help reduce electricity use: Turn thermostat up 2 to 3 degrees during the peak hours of 3 to 7 p.m. Set programmable...
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