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A green turtle hatchling is released into the Arabian Sea. (credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Record 6,000 Turtles Hatched On South Padre

A group that cares for and releases endangered sea turtle hatchlings into the Gulf of Mexico says it had a record 6,000 babies born this year.

08/20/2012

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2 Injured In Crash Discharged, In Federal Custody

Two people hurt in a deadly Sunday pickup truck crash that killed 15 people have been discharged from a hospital and detained by immigration authorities.

07/26/2012

A general view of Farrah Fawcett memorabilia at the Smithsonian National Museum Of American History on February 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Farrah Fawcett’s Texas Childhood Home For Sale

The house where actress Farrah Fawcett lived as a teenager has been put on the market for $215,000. The four-bedroom house was built in 1962.

04/13/2012

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

9 Suspected Illegal Immigrants Die In Texas Wreck

At least nine suspected illegal immigrants were killed when the van they were packed into crashed not long after a border patrol traffic stop.

04/11/2012

Firestone Twin 275s

IndyCar Race Set For South Texas

IndyCar officially scheduled a race in Houston for October 2013, a step toward expanding the circuit’s reach in the United States.

03/28/2012

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Brookhaven Student Hospitalized After South Padre Island Attack

A 21-year-old Brookhaven College student was beaten with the lid of a cooler and stabbed while protecting a girlfriend who was being harassed by some men in South Padre Island, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

03/21/2012

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas School Cancels Sports To Focus On Academics

An academically struggling Texas school district has decided to cancel student sports and use the money for improving education.

01/19/2012

A long boa constrictor rests in its enclosure. (credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Border Agent Finds 6-Foot Boa Constrictor

A Border Patrol agent in Texas captured a 6-foot boa constrictor that officials believe someone had as a pet, but dumped when it got so big.

11/15/2011

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

4.6 Earthquake Hits South Texas

A rare and record-breaking South Texas earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 struck near rural Karnes County on Thursday morning, rattling homes and causing faint tremors in downtown San Antonio.

10/20/2011

Holiday Sunbathers Weary After Florida Panhandle Shark Attacks

Fort Worth Boy Recovering After Brush With Bull Shark

Three weeks ago, a Fort Worth boy was attacked by a bull shark off the South Texas coast. Today, 12-year old Nicholas Vossler is back home, but perhaps unfazed by the traumatic brush .

07/30/2011

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Hay Crisis Reaches North Texas, Ranchers Stunned At Shortage

With 75 percent of the state suffering through an exceptional drought, ranchers have begun using words like “desperation” and “panic” when it comes to finding and affording hay to feed their livestock.

07/27/2011

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