AP-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX
Sep. 05, 2018
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TRUCK CRASH-FOX TV STATION
DALLAS — Police have detained a "ranting" man accused of crashing a pickup truck into a Fox affiliate television station building in downtown Dallas during a live newscast. KDFW posted details on Facebook Wednesday morning showing photos of the front of the vehicle rammed into windows near an entrance. The man paced and scattered papers outside. He was not able to enter the building and was soon arrested. SENT: 120 words. UPCOMING: 230 words, pursuing photos, video.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama — Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall. The storm later weakened into a depression on Wednesday but remained dangerous, dumping rain, spawning tornadoes and kicking up heavy surf in its wake. The National Hurricane Center said Gordon was weakening on a path into Arkansas after striking the coast at 70 mph, just shy of hurricane strength, near Pascagoula, Mississippi. The remnants will likely cause flash flooding across parts of seven states and as far north as Iowa in the coming days. By Jay Reeges. SENT: 820 words, with photos, video.
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HOUSTON — Authorities have arrested nearly a dozen members of the MS-13 gang who they say are suspects in several Houston slayings, including one in which the victim was hacked with a machete. UPCOMING: 250 words.
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