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Texas roller coaster reopens after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened Saturday with improved safety measures and long lines of eager riders, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death while on the ride.

Paula Deen steps out for the first time in three months in Texas

For the first time since controversy over her use of racial slurs, celebrity chef, Paula Deen is stepping out into the public spotlight.

Ingrid now a hurricane in Gulf

Tropical Storm Ingrid strengthened into a hurricane Saturday afternoon, the second of the 2013 season in the Atlantic region, the National Hurricane Center said.

Tiger fans call penalty for fraternity sign mocking Kent State massacre

Fans lined LSU’s campus on Saturday, Sept. 14 for the second home game of the season. However, before the Tigers battled Kent State on the field, some fans were calling for a penalty due to an inappropriate display of team spirit.

TCU student upset by professor's e-mail

An email from a Texas Christian University professor is raising questions about singling out minority students.

Dallas Police falsely link man to series of rapes

Mistaken for a suspected serial rapist. Last week, Alan Mason was named a person of interest in a series of nine rapes across Texas and put in jail. Then, this week, a DNA test linked a different suspect to the crimes.

Where have all the hurricanes gone?

Call it a meteorological mystery: Forecasters warned that there would be at least six Atlantic hurricanes this season, but so far we've seen only one.

Former Collin Street Bakery comptroller indicted on claims that he stole nearly $17M

The former comptroller for a well-known Central Texas fruitcake company has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he embezzled millions of dollars from the business over the course eight years.

Texas roller coaster set to reopen after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster is set to reopen this weekend, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death on the ride. The roller coaster will reopen with new safety measures in place, Six Flags Over Texas said in a statement Tuesday, in

Cameron County hoping to seal the deal with SpaceX

Brownsville (KVEO) -- At the end of the year, Cameron County will likely know if it's been selected to house the next SpaceX launching site, Na'tassia Finley reports Cameron County has high hopes to seal the deal. The State of Texas, Brownsville E