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Coroner needs help finding deceased Lexington man’s family

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says it needs help finding the family of 68-year-old Michael Kenneth Smith.

Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage

Police say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence.

Odessa police chief: 21 shot, 5 killed in Texas shooting

Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke says that at least 21 people have been injured by gunfire and five killed in a shooting in West Texas.

El Paso suspect’s mother called police concerned about gun

The El Paso shooting suspect's mother called the Allen, Texas, Police Department weeks before the shooting.

President orders flags lowered after weekend mass shootings

President Donald Trump is ordering all American and state flags lowered to half-staff immediately at public office buildings in honor of the victims of the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

How to talk to kids about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton

Back to back mass shootings, hundreds of miles apart -- first in El Paso, Texas, and then less than 15 hours later in Dayton, Ohio.
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Bath County High School students prep for solar car competition in Texas

Kentucky's first high school solar car team is preparing to compete in Texas.

Texas lawmakers want to make clear guns allowed in churches

Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would make it clear that licensed permit holders' have a right to carry handguns in places of worship.

Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade.

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Emergency crews in Texas are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.

World War II veteran asks for 100 birthday cards

A World War II veteran living in Texas has received thousands of birthday cards, after asking for just 100 for his upcoming birthday.

Is Beto back? O’Rourke’s Trump counter-rally teases 2020 run

It's not easy to drown out President Donald Trump, but Beto O'Rourke showed he's willing to try.

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O’Rourke rallies opponents

President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” to deliver on his signature campaign promise.

Five Houston police officers injured in shooting; two suspects dead

Shooting that hurt 5 officers started with warrant attempt
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Search continues for Emily Wade

Police, family, and friends are still searching for a missing Harrison County woman recently moved to Ennis, Texas.

Texas landowners dig in to fight Trump’s border wall

Rather than surrender their land to the federal government, some property owners on the Texas border are digging in to fight President Donald Trump's border wall.

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast

Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.

UPDATE: Texas man’s body recovered from Lake Cumberland

The body of a man who went under while swimming in Lake Cumberland last week was recovered Sunday afternoon.

Victim’s family calls ex-cop’s 15-year sentence too short

A Texas jury gave a white former police officer too lenient of a punishment when sentencing him to 15 years for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager who was in a car leaving a house party, the victim’s family members said.

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