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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Statewide News

Cigarroa tells Powers to resign or be fired

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has asked University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers to resign ahead of the Board of Regents’ July 10 meeting or be fired at it, multiple s

Preacher killed with own gun in home invasion

A preacher was killed in Houston after confronting a burglar. Investigators said the murder weapon was the homeowner's gun.

Perry: Send migrant kids home without delay

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Insurance company drops lawsuit against East Texas widow

ACE Insurance, the company suing an East Texas woman who recently lost her husband, bowed out of their lawsuit Thursday evening. 

In AG Race, democrats hope Houston gives Paxton a fight

     

California firm recalls chicken over salmonella fears

A California company is recalling an unknown amount of boneless chicken sold in eight states over salmonella fears, federal officials said.

Mortgage rates drop

Rock-bottom mortgage rates moved even lower this week. According to Freddie Mac the interest rate for a 30-year fixed rate loan hit 4-point-12 percent.

New Mexico fire now 30 percent contained

A wildfire continues to grow in Northern New Mexico. The Diego fire has now charged 3600 acres of land about 8 miles south of Coyote, New Mexico. The blaze remains about 30 percent contained.

Veteran dies at Albuquerque VA hospital

Imagine you're at a hospital, eating lunch and you collapse. Instead of doctors rushing to your aid, you wait 30 minutes for an ambulance to drive you around the building to the emergency room.

TxDOT summer driving tips

Summer is here, which means it’s time for summer vacations and road trips.

Man swallows drugs in traffic stop, dies

A man is dead after Beaumont police say he swallowed some type of drug following a traffic stop.

TEA Chief circumvents state board charter school veto

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has used his waiver authority to effectively overrule a vote by the State Board of Education to deny an Arizona-based

Husband killed on the job, widow sued by late husbands insurance company

The wedding band that hangs around her neck, photographs, and memories are all Crystal Davis has to remember her late husband Wayne.

Caught on Cam: Houston hit and run

Surveillance cameras were rolling outside the Fuel Depot gas station in Houston, Texas when a driver hit two men and kept going.

Roswell man receives $43,000 credit after bank error

Imagine depositing a check at your local bank for $430 but getting credit for $43,000. Police say that's what happened to a Roswell, New Mexico man.