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5 Best Beach Towns In Texas

A visit to the Texas Coast is a great way to stay cool over the summer.

07/22/2015

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Barges Collide Near Houston Ship Channel

Emergency personnel have extinguished a fire aboard a barge carrying petroleum after the vessel collided with another barge near the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel.

07/20/2015

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North Texas Prepares For Tropical Storm Bill

Tropical Storm Bill is churning in the Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to reach shore on Tuesday around Matagorda with wind speeds reaching as high as 60 mph.

06/16/2015

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66 Pounds Of Cocaine Wash Ashore In Galveston

Houston media outlets report 66 pounds of cocaine in 30 individually wrapped bundles were found Monday by the Galveston Police Department.

05/26/2015

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Cocaine Bags Wash Up On Galveston Beach

A beachgoer in Texas found about $175,000 worth of cocaine in unmarked bags that washed ashore. Authorities have not yet determined the source of the drugs.

05/19/2015

A crowd gathers in front of the stage during a taping for MTV Spring Break on the beach in Cancun, Mexico. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Spring Break Spots For DFW College Students

Spring breakers rejoice! With an entire week to work with, the road trip possibilities from the DFW area are endless. Check out some of the best destinations for your spring break.

02/14/2015

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Texas Man Accused Of Paying High School Girls For Sex

Opening statements have begun in Galveston in the sexual assault trial of a 63-year-old man who prosecutors say paid thousands of dollars to high school girls for sex.

01/13/2015

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Southeast Texas Boy, 5, Seriously Burned

A 5-year-old Montgomery County boy is in intensive care at a Galveston burn center after his clothing caught fire.

CBS 11–12/27/2014

Crippled Carnival Cruise Ship Arrives In Mobile

Cruise Ship Docks With Ebola-Watched Health Worker

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday.

CBS 11–10/19/2014

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Dallas Ebola Worker Quarantined On Cruise Ship

A health care worker who may have handled an Ebola patient’s fluid specimens at a hospital in Dallas is now quarantined with her husband on a cruise ship near Belize.

10/17/2014

Jesse Matthew, left, was arrested Sept. 24, 2014 in connection with the disappearance of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, right. (credit: CBS affiliate WTVR)

Murder Suspect Arrested In Texas Back In Va. To Face Charges

The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is back in Charlottesville after being arrested in Texas.

09/26/2014

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Federal Hearing To Resume On Texas Oil Spill

Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.

06/03/2014

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