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Reader sends in photos of marsh fire off Texas 87
Reader Tammy Smith sent in these two photos of a marsh fire off Texas 87 near Bridge City. The scene looked really interesting as bad weather rolled into the area at about 7 p.m. The red from the flames could be seen against the low, dark clouds.
Report: Gov't scooping up Verizon phone records
The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, Britain's Guardian newspaper said Wednesday.
Man arrested in South Carolina for sexual assault of stepdaughter in OC
A man wanted for the sexual assault of his stepdaughter has been arrested in South Carolina and is waiting to be extradited to Texas.
Gator taken from Ohio home, video showed taunts
A 7-foot alligator found in an Ohio man's basement is malnourished, has bone disease from a lack of sun for 15 years and was being taunted by teenagers on a regular basis, authorities said Tuesday.
NM officials encourage prairie chicken feedback
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Director Jim Lane says the state wants to keep a prairie grouse under state authority and keep the bird off the federal register.
Texas one of four states awarded DOL grant to pilot enhanced veterans outreach project
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announces the State of Texas Soldier Employment Initiative (STSEI), developed in partnership with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) as part of a $750,000 U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) funded pilot project to help returning U.S. Army veterans find employment prior to separating from the service, particularly in growing industries in Texas such as the medical, energy and technology fields.
New Zealand driver, 105: 'I don't think I'm old'
Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit.
DNA on beer cans leads to NY suspect's arrest
Authorities say a burglar's decision to knock back a couple of beers during a break-in at an upstate New York home led to his arrest.
Texan accidentally fires gun, kills stepsister
Authorities say a North Texas girl has died on her 13th birthday after being accidentally shot by her 19-year-old stepbrother.
Judge to rule on Fort Hood suspect's delay request
A military judge is expected to decide whether to delay the Fort Hood shooting suspect's trial after hearing more about his defense strategy.
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