Advocates: Revamp Texas Adoption Care After Mistreated TeensThe child-protection system in Texas should be revamped to better monitor adoptions and prevent a reoccurrence of the seven special-needs children found near Houston isolated and living in filthy conditions, child advocates say.
Warning Prompts Southwest Airlines Flight's Return To Love FieldA Southwest Airlines flight bound for Houston from Dallas turned back after a cockpit warning indicated a pressurization issue.
US Gas Prices Hold Steady Despite Production CutThe average price of regular grade gasoline is unchanged nationally over the last two weeks, holding steady at $2.20 a gallon.
Houston Couple Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Obtain Tax RefundsA Houston couple has pleaded guilty to stealing the identities of 50,000 victims in order to apply for fraudulent tax refunds.
Feds To Tour Texas Over Special Education BarriersThe U.S. Department of Education plans to send officials to tour Texas next month and take public comment on the state reportedly capping student enrollment in special education.
53-Pound Snapping Turtle Saved From Texas PipeA 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Texas wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.
Herman Still Has Nearly 400 Congratulatory Messages To Reply To Since Being Named UT Head CoachHerman has so many congratulatory messages to return that he hasn't even gotten around to returning all of them yet.
Deputies Use Taser On Woman In Wheelchair Resisting ArrestSeveral Houston-area deputies are under investigation after they Tased a wheelchair-bound woman outside a gas station.
Missing Son Of U.S. Representative Found Safe In TexasPolice in Texas say longtime U.S. Rep. John Conyers' youngest son, who was reported missing this week, has been found safe.
Houston Cougars Ruin No. 3 Louisville's Playoff Hopes With 36-10 WinDuke Catalon scored three touchdowns and Houston hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to propel the Cougars to a stunning 36-10 victory over No. 3 Louisville that dashed the Cardinals' playoff chances.
Soldiers From Kansas, Texas, Arizona Killed In JordanThe Defense Department has identified three soldiers killed in a shooting this week outside a military base in Jordan.
Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Captured In HoustonAuthorities said two men on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list were captured within a week in unrelated arrests.

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