National Guard, Border Patrol demolish homes along the Texas border
A home that held 80 years’ worth of memories was demolished as part of a state-wide crackdown on drug trafficking safe havens.
Pleasant Grove family continues search for missing man
Roy Cook, 70, has been missing since August 2.
English-style phone booth installed in Farmersville
Off of State Highway 78 sits a red English-style phone booth in front of Farmersville High School.
Aretha Franklin’s longtime bass player shares memories
Underneath Aretha Franklin’s high-flying voice, for years, it was Chuck Rainey who gave her a musical foundation.
Two students shot at Florida high school football game
Officials say an altercation between a group of student led to a shooting at Palm Beach Central High School.
Red Oak officers credited with saving life of suicidal man
Two officers in Red Oak will receive city awards for helping save the life of a suicidal man who was threatening to jump from a freeway overpass last weekend.
Documents: Defense filing suggests Watts girls were strangled
Their father, Chris Watts, was arrested late Wednesday night and is being held on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. A law enforcement source told 9Wants to Know that Chris Watts c…
‘Misogynistic’ quote above HISD middle school lockers goes viral
The photo of the quote is already going viral with plenty of people wondering how something so misogynistic could be thought acceptable inside a school.
Principal apologizes after ‘sexist’ dress code video upsets parents, students
Many students and parents believe it was sexist because the video only depicted girls breaking rules. The video did not address the boys’ dress code.
Community gives family reason to smile in father’s final hours
Steve was battling a rare form of leukemia. He came home from the hospital for the final time on Monday night.
‘I don’t think that was enough’: Girl pushed off bridge not happy with friend’s charge
Tay’lor Smith created “a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury” to Jordan Holgerson when she pushed her, court documents said.
Iraq War vet gets life in prison for Fort Lauderdale airport shooting
The Florida shooting killed five people and wounded six others in 2017.
BBQ News Roundup: Goodbye to Freedmen’s, Hello Again to Smokey John’s, and Introducing the Watermelon Ham
Plus: Eating brisket at Franklin is ranked as one of the ten best food experiences in the world. But we knew that already.
Sid Miller Is Still Obsessed With Barbecue Scales
Despite Attorney General Ken Paxton’s advice, the agriculture commissioner won’t let go of barbecue scale enforcement.
New video shows leadup to girl’s push off Moulton Falls bridge
Exclusive video aired on Today Friday morning shows for the first time the moments leading up to that infamous push off the Moulton Falls bridge.
A Hit-and-Run Killed a Hardworking Immigrant Father in Austin
He worked 80-hour weeks to send money home to his family. The driver who killed him was in and out of trouble for years.
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BBQ News Roundup: A Job Posting for Chief Grilling Officer, Brisket Pizza, and the Effects of a Barbecue Only Diet
Every other week, Daniel Vaughn compiles the latest in barbecue news and unearths a few surprises. Here’s the roundup for July 26-August 2.
No, Franklin Barbecue Isn’t Closing—In Fact, It’s Adding a Taco Truck
Rumors claimed that the renowned barbecue joint was shutting down, but Franklin Barbecue isn’t going anywhere.
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Ed Lavandera: CNN’s Texas-Based National Correspondent on the Situation at the Border
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, Andy Langer also speaks with singer-songwriter Radney Foster on his newly recorded “prayer for the border.”
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