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(KPRC) Residents of Sugar Land, Texas are worried about an alligator, not because of the dangers of the reptile itself, but because of what someone did to it. T...

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Caught On Cam: Gator Goes To School A 9-year-old boy had a close encounter with an alligator while he was running track Thursday at an elementary school in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Freedom Seven Elementary school student Trent Johnson saw something that looked a little curious while he wa...
03:00, 05/03/2019

11-foot gator crashes into Florida woman's kitchen No homeowner wants to be surprised by a break-in, but a 77-year-old Florida woman awakened early Friday morning to find an 11-foot alligator in her kitchen....
02:13, 06/03/2019

Authorities: Woman Pulls Gator From Pants During Stop Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Florida woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop. The Charlotte County sheriff’s deputy stopped a pickup truc...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Former Florida Gator Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife The Fort Myers News-Press is reporting that Tony Joiner, former standout football player at the University of Florida, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife....
22:00, 06/09/2019

Watch: Chief uses Walmart cart to chase gator away from road A Louisiana police chief who encountered an alligator lurking outside a Walmart store used a shopping cart to herd the reptile away from a busy road....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Alligator attacks remain rare, but gator encounters are on the rise in Florida Alligators have been popping up all over Florida in recent weeks, and gator trappers are staying plenty busy.        ...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Guacamole-loving gator crashes couple’s date by Florida lake GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A hungry alligator crashed a picnic date by a Florida lake and gobbled down an entire bowl of guacamole. Taylor Forte had planned a picnic Thursday for her fiancé Trevor Walters at Lake Alice, before Walters was to leave for ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Florida woman pulls gator from her yoga pants during traffic stop Cops in Florida found a woman with a baby alligator hidden in her yoga pants and dozens of tiny turtles in her purse when she was pulled over with a man in a pick-up truck Monday, police said....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Body of Texas Police Chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
20:13, 06/09/2019

Man stabbed near Penn Station: cops A man is expected to survive after being stabbed near Penn Station Sunday morning, cops said. The incident happened just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of West 31st Street and 8th Avenue and his attacker was in custody moments later, according to...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Tucson Police say K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice TUCSON – A Tucson Police K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice by an armed robbery suspect earlier this month. Tucson Police K9 said Monday that Blitz had “his drain tube removed and is home resting,” mentioning that he is also “eager” to...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Police: Man stabbed wife to death, tried to kill himself STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man stabbed his wife to death and tried to kill himself while their two children were in the family’s home. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey and Stoughton Police Chief Donna McNam...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Man stabbed to death during argument in Queens deli A 32-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest during an argument at his neighborhood deli in Queens, police said Monday. The victim, Desmond Tillery, was arguing with a man while standing in the doorway of the Day & Night Deli & Grill on Be...
02:13, 05/21/2019

TPD: K9 stabbed in neck while apprehending robbery suspect TUCSON – A Tucson Police K9 named Blitz is recovering after being stabbed twice by an armed robbery suspect Tuesday night, police said. Police say that on May 10, Frank K. Garcia, 27, was involved in an armed robbery incident at the U.S. Bank, locate...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Man stabbed three times in his back by stranger in LES dispute A man was stabbed three times in the back by a stranger during a dispute in the Lower East Side, police and law enforcement sources said Tuesday. The 36-year-old man began arguing with Avery Monserrate, 22, around 4:40 a.m. Monday on Ludlow Street n...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Man accused of pleasuring himself on subway gets stabbed moments later A straphanger was stabbed after a woman accused him of fondling himself on the subway in Manhattan, cops said Sunday. The 29-year-old was riding the southbound 5 line on the East Side around 8:30 p.m. Saturday when a woman started arguing with the ma...
02:26, 05/20/2019

Man found stabbed to death in Long Island home A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Long Island home, cops said Sunday. The man, whose name was not released, had multiple defensive stab wounds to the arms and hands and there were signs of a struggle in multiple areas of the house on Elliott...
17:26, 06/02/2019

77-year-old woman fatally stabbed in Brooklyn apartment A 77-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and her husband, 87, was viciously knifed in his arms and chest in their Brooklyn apartment Saturday evening. Police believe the two had been attacked by a third person — who they’re searching for. The wo...
10:00, 05/26/2019

MTA conductor shows mercy to cancer-stricken man who stabbed him An MTA subway conductor who nearly died in a knife attack on a Bronx platform in April took pity Friday on his violent but gravely ill stabber, agreeing to let him stay out of jail and even ride the trains — but only to travel to cancer treatment. Ot...
02:39, 06/08/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
21:13, 06/10/2019

Man stabbed 9-year-old boy with machete in Kentucky park: cops COVINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky man is accused of chasing three children from a Covington park and then stabbing a 9-year-old boy who fell behind. The Courier Journal reports 35-year-old Esteban Portugues was arrested Friday and charged with second-degre...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Woman Fatally Stabbed In Dispute Over Parking Space PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a woman fatally stabbed another woman in a dispute over a parking spot in Philadelphia. The attack happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the two women were arguing over the parking space when one stabbe...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Nonfiction: She Entered the U.S. Illegally as a Child. She Was Stabbed Nearly to Death After Being Deported. “The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez,” by Aaron Bobrow-Strain, captures the plight of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in harrowing, novelistic detail....
17:52, 05/02/2019

Man fatally stabbed at Memorial Day party on Staten Island: cops A Staten Island man was stabbed during a fight at a Memorial Day party — then stumbled the three blocks home before fatally collapsing in front of his girlfriend, police said Tuesday. Gregory Fortson, 23, was mortally wounded in the torso around 11:3...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police s...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Tucson police K9 cleared to work after getting stabbed by robbery suspect TUCSON — A Tucson police K9 is back on the job after he was stabbed during the arrest of a suspect in May. Police say that on May 10, Frank K. Garcia, 27, was involved in an armed robbery incident at the U.S. Bank, located at 2140 W. Grant Rd. ...
00:26, 06/03/2019

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least three of the victims, including one of the young students, had life-threatening wounds. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
03:13, 05/28/2019

Report: Iranian cleric stabbed to death in country’s south TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency says a cleric was stabbed to death in the country’s south and that police have identified a suspect in the attack. The report says cleric Mohammad Khorsand, a Friday prayer leader in the c...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons....
06:52, 05/27/2019

Man found stabbed to death after feud over loud music: cops KANSAS — Wichita police say a deadly stabbing at an apartment complex apparently was sparked by a dispute over loud music. Capt. Brent Allred said officers responded to a call early Sunday and found 45-year-old Joseph Heiman in his apartment sufferin...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
11:52, 05/22/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phase of polling were conducted on Monday in six Lok......
21:39, 04/29/2019

London Bridge attack: British victim was stabbed through heart James McMullan was attacked with such force that the knife pierced his breastbone, inquest hearsOne of the victims of the London Bridge attack died after being stabbed through the heart, an inquest has heard.James McMullan, 32, had been watching foot...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Carve Cafe worker stabbed after fighting off muggers: cops A worker at a deli called Carve Cafe was stabbed early Monday — after chasing down two thieves who tried to mug a customer at the Midtown site, cops said. Police said a man and a woman walked into the eatery on 45th Street near Eighth Avenue at about...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Prostitute, 24, STRANGLED love rival, stabbed with dirty needle: 'You're gonna die, b***h' A SEX worker from the United States is accused of stabbing a fellow prostitute with a needle after chasing her down in revenge for her "stealing her date"....
09:52, 05/05/2019

Video shows pair leaving Midtown deli after worker is stabbed Cops released new images of a pair of suspects — a blonde woman and a male pal — who police sources say allegedly stabbed a deli worker in Midtown. The 61-year-old Carve Cafe worker saw the two people trying to steal a customer’s bag around 4:1...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo....
02:39, 05/28/2019

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing.        ...
15:39, 05/22/2019

Jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death at Greenwich home for fake Rolex watch, court told A jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death for his Rolex watch and posed for pictures with the timepiece — which turned out to be fake — a few hours after the killing, the Old Bailey was told....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
17:52, 05/28/2019

Mother stabbed by mugger as she walked with son says 'gang initiation' may have been behind attack A mother who was stabbed in the leg by a teenage boy while walking with her infant son has said she believes the attack was part of a "gang initiation"....
23:52, 06/11/2019

Only Brit killed in London Bridge terror attack 'tried to save woman before they were both stabbed' A survivor of the London Bridge terror attack said he almost stood on a victim while trying to run to safety as attackers ram amok with bloody knives....
23:13, 05/15/2019

London Bridge terror victim 'slipped in high heels' as she fled attackers before she was stabbed to death The youngest victim of the London Bridge terror attack may have slipped over in her high heels while fleeing and stood "no chance" of dodging the fatal knife attack, the inquest heard today....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Mother of three stabbed as she pushed son in buggy after 'refusing to hand over phone to mugger' in north London street A husband today told how his wife narrowly escaped with her life after being stabbed in the leg when she refused to hand her mobile phone to a mugger....
01:39, 06/11/2019

Nurse who was stabbed while helping London Bridge victim asked terrorist: 'What's wrong with you?' A nurse who was stabbed as she tried to save a man during the London Bridge terror attack said she looked into the eyes of one of the "evil" extremists and asked him: "What's wrong with you?"...
15:52, 05/16/2019

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Banker stabbed in 'brief but furious' attack as he tried to fight off terrorists A banker tried to fend off the London Bridge terrorists with his skateboard before he was fatally stabbed in a "brief but furious assault", an inquest heard....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. m...
00:52, 05/04/2019

Texas Tech going to 4th CWS after 8-6 win over Oklahoma St LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kurt Wilson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma State 8-6 in an NCAA Super Regional finale Sunday, earning the Red Raiders their fourth College World Series berth in six seasons....
04:39, 06/10/2019

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
15:13, 05/30/2019

Rob Lowe to star in Texas spin-off of Fox's 9-1-1 A little more than a month after renewing Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear’s 9-1-1, Fox has taken a big step in transforming it into a franchise to compete with Law & Order or the Chicago shows. According to Variety, the network has orde...
04:39, 05/13/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunda...
06:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Newgarden gets 1st Texas win, 3rd of season FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas and is the first three-time winner in the series this year. Newgarden held off Alexander Rossi over t...
05:39, 06/09/2019

Heavy rain swamps Texas Storms are soaking parts of Texas that have been repeatedly hit by flooding recently, including devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey in 2017.        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regiona...
11:00, 05/25/2019

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
08:13, 05/22/2019

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
13:39, 05/24/2019

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
22:00, 05/25/2019

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut....
18:00, 05/21/2019

FAA Investigating Chick-Fil-A’s Exclusion At Texas Airport SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners’ record on LGBT issues...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Shepherd’s homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed Georgia a 2-0 victory over No. 6 seed Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Shepherd blasted a 2-2 ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
09:13, 05/24/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
06:39, 05/19/2019

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
23:00, 06/05/2019

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
23:39, 06/05/2019

"Wall of dirt" moves across Lubbock, Texas The National Weather Service says a "wall of dirt" passed over Lubbock, Texas on Wednesday. It says strong thunderstorms picked up a large amount of dust, which moved across that region of North Texas along with 60 mph wind gusts. (June 6)  ...
13:26, 06/06/2019

Charges filed against Texas plant for its 4-day fire The District Attorney's Office in suburban Houston filed five environmental criminal charges Monday against a petrochemical plant, where a fire burned for four days in March....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. H...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. Fort Worth police say the girl was found safe Sunday, about eight hours later, ...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Bjork introduced as Texas A&M’s athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s incoming athletic director says he’s been admiring the passion of Aggie fans for more than 20 years. Ross Bjork was introduced at Texas A&M on Monday. He’ll begin work on July 8 after he wra...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Sato over 220 mph to get IndyCar Series pole at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Lette...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
14:26, 06/01/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
22:26, 05/03/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Texas Set to Become 11th State to Ban Red Light Cameras Texas is poised to ban red light cameras after the state Senate approved House Bill 1631 by a 23 to 8 vote on Friday, the Dallas News reported. Republican Governor Greg Abbott just needs to sign the bill, which is almost a certainty, given the fact t...
22:52, 05/20/2019

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
02:26, 05/26/2019

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
03:26, 05/29/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels.        ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
01:00, 05/22/2019

‘Chick-fil-A’ bill reignites LGBT opposition in Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he’ll sign a contentious measure that Republicans call a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom but was tearfully opposed by gay lawmakers. The Texas House gave final approval to th...
23:00, 05/21/2019

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
21:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Texas Rangers to investigate police shooting BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Baytown police have called in the Texas Rangers to perform the investigation of the shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area...
03:52, 05/16/2019

'Particularly dangerous' tornado outbreak unfolds in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Cam Blake dre...
21:39, 05/21/2019

New Church Building Dedicated in Texas Town Where 26 Were Killed The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs made its old building into a memorial to victims of the 2017 massacre, and designed its new one with security in mind....
00:52, 05/20/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
20:52, 05/19/2019

'Not a day to mess around' as Texas, Oklahoma face tornado threat Some 6 million people across a broad swath of Texas and Oklahoma were bracing for possible tornadoes on Monday, as the U.S. National Weather service warned the risk of twisters in the region was at the highest level they had seen in years....
01:39, 05/21/2019

Mother of missing Texas girl wants to hope she’s alive HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a 4-year-old Texas girl who hasn’t been seen for weeks says she wants to hope her daughter is still alive. Brittany Bowens told KTRK television Friday that she may never know what really happened to Maleah Davis but...
23:26, 05/18/2019

South Texas oil producer 1776 Energy up for sale Privately held 1776 Energy Operators LLC told Reuters on Friday it would put itself up for sale, after sources familiar with the South Texas-focused oil and gas producer said they expected it to be valued at around $1.5 billion, including debt....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
04:13, 05/21/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Texas man gets 45-year prison term for abduction of 2 girls AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison. Terry Allen Miles was convicted in February of several charges, including two counts of ...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career. The Harris County distric...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Five Errors Haunt No. 17 Kentucky in Loss to No. 21 Texas Tech LUBBOCK, Texas – In an uncharacteristic defensive performance, the No. 17 Kentucky softball team committed a season-high five costly errors in a 7-5 loss to No. 21 Texas Tech on Saturday at Rocky Johnson Field. The five defensive miscues by the Wildc...
08:39, 05/05/2019

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
22:26, 06/03/2019

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicag...
06:26, 06/04/2019

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesd...
20:13, 06/04/2019

Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back. A Federal Emergency Management Agency statement Tuesday said Port Aran...
00:13, 06/05/2019

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Salvadoran migrants killed in Texas vehicle crash Authorities in south Texas say six migrants from El Salvador have been killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled police crashed into a drainage ditch. (June 5)        ...
13:26, 06/06/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
00:39, 06/07/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. Migrant children will...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series victories. Dixon is the defending race winner at the 1½-mile oval, where he has won three times. Helio Ca...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy de...
20:13, 06/11/2019

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on the ballot for reelection in less than two years, an...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
05:26, 06/14/2019

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)     ...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
05:52, 06/15/2019

Duke beats Texas A&M 8-5 in NCAA tournament opener MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erikson Nichols and Rudy Maxwell each hit three-run homers Friday and Duke held on to beat Texas A&M 8-5 in the opening game of the NCAA Morgantown regional. Third-seeded Duke (32-25) is looking to reach the super regionals f...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Josh Jung and Cameron Warren each had three hits for...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wed...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
06:26, 05/23/2019

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearin...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now he...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed. (May 24)        ...
01:26, 05/25/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texa...
00:52, 06/16/2019

F1 remains confident in US Grand Prix future in Texas Formula One official says series expects to race the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas for many years to come        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Stanford beats Texas to win NCAA golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches Wednesday and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the ninth time. Henry Shrimp rallied from an early 2-down deficit against Spencer Soosman, and Isaia...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesd...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Sprint Drove Me to a Dumpster in Texas to Show Me the Future The experience of using a 5G phone for the first time is a bit anticlimactic, if I’m being honest. When I picked up an LG V50 ThinQ running on Sprint’s hours-old 5G network in Dallas on Wednesday, an LG rep urged me to observe just how quickly YouTub...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
07:52, 06/15/2019

Texas Rep. Hurd heads to NH, sparking 2024 speculation For Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, considered an up-and-comer in the GOP, parachuting into to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire sparks some speculation that the former CIA officer may have national designs in 2024....
01:39, 05/04/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald’s All-American and five-star recruit. She announced her latest college choice Mo...
02:52, 05/07/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Missing Texas girl’s mom heckled at court The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by a group of people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter before her disappearance. (May 13)        ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Texas boy, 12, allegedly fatally shot brother, 10, because he was mad: report The 12-year-old boy who was arrested in Texas on a murder charge Saturday after authorities said he fatally shot his 10-year-old brother will reportedly undergo a mental health evaluation, a report Monday said....
15:13, 05/07/2019

Texas woman learns mom’s fertility doctor is her biological dad A Texas woman’s quest to learn about her personal history exposed more than she bargained for when genetic tests revealed her mother’s fertility doctor is her biological dad. After learning 14 years ago that she was conceived by artificial inseminati...
21:39, 05/04/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Detained. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
11:52, 05/10/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined due to a severe brain infection, according to officials from both countries....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Texas 12-year-old charged in fatal shooting of brother, 10 CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his 10-year-old brother in Texas. The Montgomery County sheriff’s office says deputies on Saturday afternoon responded to a 911 call re...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Man who reported 4-year-old Texas girl missing is arrested HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals’ southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Golf: Leader Kang seeks maiden win in Texas South Korea's Sung Kang fired a third-round 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday and keep his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory alive....
20:26, 05/12/2019

No air quality concerns detected after Texas barge collision BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Officials say air monitoring hasn’t raised health concerns as cleanup efforts continue following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak in...
23:00, 05/12/2019

South Texas tornadoes leave damage but no injuries LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Several tornadoes were reported across south central Texas, leaving damage in their wake but no reports of injuries as severe thunderstorms rumbled across the region. The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were report...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Former first lady Laura Bush’s mother dies in Texas at 99 MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Jenna Welch, the mother of former first lady Laura Bush, has died in Texas. She was 99. Granddaughter and namesake Jenna Bush Hager said Monday on NBC’s “Today” show that Welch, a longtime Midland, Texas, resid...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Tanker collision leads to gas spill in Texas channel Multiple vessels collided in the Houston Ship Channel Friday afternoon, spilling an unknown volume of a toxic gasoline.        ...
23:52, 05/11/2019

1-year-old shot during Texas road rage incident A 1-year-old child was shot during a road range incident involving the tot’s dad and another driver in Texas this week. The shooting occurred just before 1 p.m. in southwest Houston, local station KPRC reported. The child — whose gender w...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Texas man pleads guilty to recruiting for terror group FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities say an 18-year-old Texas man has pleaded guilty to recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist group. Prosecutors say Michael Kyle Sewell entered a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday to...
23:00, 05/08/2019

In photos: The B-52s, Pitbull perform at Kaaboo Texas fest Musicians across genres perform at the inaugural KAABOO Texas festival from May 10 through May 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. The three-day festival included music, art, comedy acts and gourmet food....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Texas House OKs death penalty ban for severely mentally ill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-controlled Texas House has voted to ban the execution of inmates who are severely mentally ill in the nation’s busiest death-penalty state. No lawmaker spoke in opposition of the bill Thursday. The legislatio...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has sentenced a 28-year-old man to life imprisonment for the murder of a college student. The jury in Caldwell County in Central Texas sentenced Robert Fabian on Wednesday, one day after finding him guilty of murde...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Texas officer kills woman after stun-gun struggle Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

2nd suspect charged in death of Texas sheriff’s deputy EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the girlfriend of a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Texas sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop has also been charged in the officer’s death. An arrest affidavit alleges that 20-year-old Arlen...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms DALLAS (AP) — An environmental group says the booming production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is exposing residents to unhealthy levels of air pollution. The Environmental Integrity Project noted in a report released Thursday that the Permian...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Charges filed after fire at Texas petrochemical facility Prosecutors have filed water pollution charges against a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility where a large fire caused chemicals to flow into a nearby waterway....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Texas settles lawsuit alleging voter intimidation Texas agreed to end an initiative that a Latino civil rights group said intimidated voters based on a false narrative of voter fraud, a settlement released Friday showed....
00:39, 04/30/2019

Texas boy dies after being impaled on swimming pool’s fence FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Fort Worth say no criminal charges will be filed in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was impaled as he climbed over an iron fence surrounding an apartment complex’s swimming pool. Fort Worth police say a gr...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Texas toddler lands in ICU after swallowing dad's watch battery A Texas mother is warning about the dangers of everyday household objects after her toddler required emergency surgery to remove a watch battery from her esophagus. ...
16:52, 04/30/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player found guilty of murder A jury has convicted a former Texas A&M football player of murder in the killing of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015.        ...
20:26, 04/30/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Texas police officer back to work after shooting woman BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot a woman with mental illness is back on the job but not the streets. Baytown police say Officer Juan Delacruz returned to work Monday. He’ll be on administrative duty during th...
19:39, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves f...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
05:52, 05/24/2019

Pete Buttigieg heckled by homophobic protesters at Texas event The battle of the mayors eyeing the White House is no contest, according to Preet Bharara. “Not endorsing anyone for POTUS, but @PeteButtigieg > @BilldeBlasio,” the former US attorney for the Southern District of New York tweeted Saturday. He was usi...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
12:26, 05/30/2019

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — McLane Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after an NCAA waiver that made the Nevada transfer immediately eligible. Mannix transferred in January and went to spring drills with the Red Raiders. A native of nea...
21:39, 05/05/2019

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after ball hits her in face: reports A pitcher for the University of Texas women’s softball team was said to be “doing well” Friday night after being hit in the face with the ball during an NCAA regional tournament game in Alabama, according to reports....
10:13, 05/25/2019

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Baylor coach Art Briles to lead the Texas high school’s football team. Superintendent Jason McCullough...
20:26, 05/25/2019

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Texas man uses final weeks of life to find homes for 11 dogs BEXAR COUNTY, Texas (CNN NEWSOURCE) – A Texas man was recently given one week to live. His final wish is to get his 11 rescue dogs adopted. For two years, 71-year-old Richard Ewers has been taking in dumped or stray dogs. Volunteers and donors also s...
23:26, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Heavy rain causes Texas road closings, rescues The Latest on heavy rain reported across much of Texas (all times local): 6 p.m. Heavy rain reported across much of northern, western and central Texas caused widespread road closings and scattered reports of high-water rescues....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Texas Authorities Deny Withholding Sandra Bland Video The Texas Department of Public Safety is denying the office withheld a cellphone video of the killing of Sandra Bland during a 2015 traffic stop....
06:26, 05/26/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
07:26, 05/26/2019

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superinten...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignat...
01:13, 05/28/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Frid...
01:13, 05/25/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
00:26, 05/25/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports that bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencou...
20:00, 05/06/2019

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Golf: Eagle puts Blixt out front in Texas as Na shoots 62 Jonas Blixt soared into the lead with an eye-catching eagle at the 17th hole and held on for a one-stroke advantage over Kevin Na and Tony Finau after the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Texas woman set 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face on fire: cops GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — A suburban Dallas woman has been charged after police say she doused her 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face with rubbing alcohol and set it on fire. A Grand Prairie police statement Friday says 20-year-old Dalia Jimenez is charged ...
16:13, 06/01/2019

Alex Rins takes first win in Texas as Marc Marquez crashes out "Spaniard Alex Rins celebrated a surprise first MotoGP victory with Suzuki in Texas on Sunday as MotoGP champion Marc Marquez crashed out, ending a six-year winning streak at the Circuit of the Americas."...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
05:39, 06/09/2019

Texas IndyCar: Josef Newgarden fends off Alexander Rossi for win Josef Newgarden jumped to the front with an inspired Penske strategy call and then fended off Alexander Rossi to win the Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar race...
06:52, 06/09/2019

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
17:13, 06/09/2019

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldnR...
01:13, 06/10/2019

‘Texas 7’ death row inmate claims judge was anti-Semitic HOUSTON (AP) — A Jewish death row inmate who was part of the “Texas 7” gang of escaped prisoners has filed an appeal claiming the former county judge who convicted him was anti-Semitic and frequently used racial slurs. The Houston Chronic...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Mitsui's ITC hit with water pollution charges after Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co faces five environmental criminal charges following a chemical fire in March at its Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical storage facility, local officials said on Monday....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Mitsui & Co's ITC hit with water pollution charges after Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co faces five environmental criminal charges following a March chemical fire at its Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical storage facility, local officials said on Monday....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped mor...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
22:26, 06/13/2019

Texas agrees to stop effort to purge voter rolls The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against state elections officials, claiming that they were aware that their lists of supposed noncitizens included naturalized citizens who were eligible to vote....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
02:13, 06/15/2019

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
02:39, 06/15/2019

Texas family charged in scheme to buy Masters tickets fraudulently Four members of a family from Texas face charges over a scheme to illegally obtain Masters tickets and resell them for a profit.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
21:13, 06/08/2019

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Gr...
19:26, 06/08/2019

Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of Fort Worth, was dehydrated but in good spirits wh...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Texas governor signs state ban on red-light traffic cameras AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law banning red-light traffic cameras in the nation’s second-largest state. Abbott tweeted Saturday that he signed off on the ban, which takes effect Sept. 1. Such cameras take ...
21:26, 06/02/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vital to our ecosystem. They pollinate plants, including crops that are a part of our everyday lives, bu...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Company buys 2 Texas water parks in deal with Schlitterbahn AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based water park company has sold two of its attractions and given the buyer the right to acquire its Kansas site where a 10-year-old boy was killed nearly three years ago. Schlitterbahn on Thursday announced the $261 mil...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Second-seeded Texas A&M (39-22-1) stormed back from a 9-1...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
22:00, 06/04/2019

2nd victim dies from shooting at East Texas plumbing company CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a second person injured during a shooting last week at an East Texas plumbing company has died. Liberty County Justice of the Peace Ralph Fuller says David Grubbs died at a hospital Saturday after being shot at...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the church treats other victims — by trying to discredit their story....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health services for students. The bills signed Thursday were...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Michigan, Texas would be most affected by Mexico tariffs, data shows President Trump's tariffs on Mexican products, slated to be implemented on Monday, would impact automotive imports valued at nearly $80 billion, according to an analysis of 2018 government data released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....
18:39, 06/07/2019

Louisville, Texas Tech win their NCAA super regional openers Louisville and Texas Tech moved a step closer to the College World Series after winning their openers in the NCAA super regionals Friday. Game 2s in the best-of-three series are Saturday. Atlantic Coast Conference pitcher of the year Reid Detmers hel...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Murders of three trans women in Texas underline increasing dangers across US Three black trans women have been killed in Texas since October, and activists believe that attacks are on the rise due to a hostile political climateThe transgender community in Dallas was still grieving for Muhlaysia Booker when news broke last wee...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Michigan, Duke stun top 2 seeds; Texas Tech, Cards also win Two of the last teams selected for the NCAA Tournament knocked off the top two national seeds Friday night, and now both are a win away from making the College World Series for the first time in decades. Karl Kauffmann’s second straight dominan...
11:52, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died after being found in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Mother of missing Texas girl heckled after canceled hearing The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by a group of people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter before her disappearance....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he’s headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers. The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself in a Tigers uniform on Twitter with “Commit...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Texas petrochemical facility with March blaze has flash fire DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — A company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March says it quickly extinguished a small fire that broke out at the facility during ongoing cleanup efforts. Intercontinental Terminal...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Texas A&M Hurdler Wins SEC Title With A Daring Diving Finish Texas A&M hurdler Infinite Tucker was losing his grip on the lead of the 400-meter hurdles at the 2019 SEC Track & Field Championships. As he and the rest of his competitors finished the final two hurdles, Tucker and his teammate, Robert Gran...
11:39, 05/13/2019

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood for $1 is almost to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Texas has passed some of the nation̵...
06:00, 05/18/2019

CORRECTED-South Texas oil producer 1776 Energy up for sale Privately held 1776 Energy Operators LLC told Reuters on Friday it would put itself up for sale, after sources familiar with the South Texas-focused oil and gas producer said they expected it to be valued at around $1.5 billion, including debt....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different type of vehicle than what that company manufactures or distributes....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Texas officer fired after shooting black man in traffic stop A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found dead in a Dallas shooting. Police say the body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street Saturday and that no su...
15:26, 05/20/2019

Pirates end 8-game skid with 2 11th-inning HRs to beat Texas Bryan Reynolds led off the 11th inning with his first career homer and Starling Marte then added a two-run shot as the Pittsburgh Pirates ended their eight-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers        ...
08:26, 05/01/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Early morning severe weather ramps up in central Texas Another round of severe weather is expected to continue Saturday as the storm system that spawned 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska and Kansas on Friday and Friday night tracks eastward....
16:52, 05/18/2019

Texas church targeted in mass shooting opens new sanctuary SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state his...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Texas police say woman fatally shot by officer was not pregnant A Texas police officer shot and killed a woman who police say grabbed his Taser and used it on him, moments after she seemed to say "I'm pregnant" in an altercation captured on video....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Freeport picks KBR as preferred bidder for 4th Texas LNG export train Freeport LNG picked KBR Inc as the preferred bidder for the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPC) contract for the fourth liquefaction train at Freeport's liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas: ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Texas gives football coach Herman 2-year contract extension AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas System regents have approved a two-year contract extension for Longhorns football coach Tom Herman after the program’s first 10-win season in a decade. The deal approved Thursday extends Herman’...
17:13, 05/23/2019

120 illegal immigrants discovered inside locked trailer in Texas: CBP More than 100 illegal immigrants – including 11 minors – were detained in Texas late last week after agents at the border discovered them hiding inside a locked semi-trailer....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her orde...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
00:39, 05/17/2019

Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Busy Texas waterway remains partially closed after collision BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — A busy commercial waterway near Houston remains partially closed following a collision involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak into the water. Authorities said at a news conference Saturday that the h...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Medical examiner: Police shooting of Texas woman a homicide BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner has ruled the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area woman by a police officer a homicide. Online records show the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office found Pamela Turner’s death was caus...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Texas boys ranch moves forward as more men allege abuse DALLAS (AP) — More men are coming forward to say they suffered abuse decades ago while living at a boys ranch for at-risk youths in Texas. But the reckoning some had hoped for still hasn’t happened. The men describe brutal beatings by staff mem...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Texas may give F1's US Grand Prix its missing $25 million Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix could get another chance to collect its missing $25 million from the of Texas        ...
01:52, 05/10/2019

Mother of missing Texas girl heckled outside courtroom after hearing canceled The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Two new tent cities open in Texas to handle influx of migrant families _____ DONNA, Texas — The dirt roads in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge curve just beside the river as brush folds over the dry cracked dirt as far as the eye can see. It makes every road look exactly the same, which is partly why...
21:13, 05/04/2019

Texas School District Fires Teacher After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesd...
19:26, 06/05/2019

2 Million in Path of Dangerous Tornadoes, Flash Floods in Oklahoma and Texas Forecasters said a rare “high risk” zone for potentially catastrophic tornadoes, issued for the first time in two years, included Oklahoma City and Norman....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women’s title; Texas grabs top seed FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
00:13, 06/01/2019

Texas dad shoots adult son, gives 'father-son' talk before stabbing him to death: prosecutors A Texas man is accused of shooting his adult son and then proceeding to have a 20-minute long “father-son” talk with him before finally fatally stabbing him with a kitchen knife, prosecutors said....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Video shows massive ‘mothership’ cloud formation during Texas storm “Independence Day” came early in Texas this year. New video captures the moment an apocalyptic-looking “mothership” cloud formation looms over the sky in the Lone Star State — in a scene that looks right out of the 1996 ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Body of missing Texas girl Maleah Davis reportedly found The month-long search for Maleah Davis is reportedly over after investigators found a child’s body scattered along a highway in Arkansas, where her mother’s ex-boyfriend confessed he dumped her. Houston police said they believe they found the missing...
16:13, 06/01/2019

Texas Tech tops Army 11-2 to open 4th straight home regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Micah Dallas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Cameron Warren connected on a three-run homer and Texas Tech beat Army 11-2 in a NCAA regional opener Friday. Dallas (6-0) allowed three hits and one unearned run in ...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Walmart served Texas family graduation cake made of Styrofoam Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

SUV crash in Texas kills 6 suspected illegal immigrants; others injured, reports say Six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and five others seriously injured Wednesday night when their SUV crashed into an irrigation ditch during a police chase in Texas, according to reports....
15:13, 06/06/2019

Strong winds kick up dust storm in parts of West Texas LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Strong winds have kicked up a dust storm in parts of West Texas. Forecasters blamed strong thunderstorms northwest of Lubbock for producing an outflow that lifted considerable amounts of dust on Wednesday, causing what’s k...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Watch: Texas Police Try to Arrest an Innocent Black Man Because Apparently They All Look Alike When Clarence Evans refused to give his name and identification to officers who showed up at his house—even though they called him by another man’s name, showed him a picture of a different man and seemed to have no verifiable information about Evan...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Border Patrol Is Detaining People Under a Texas Bridge in Horrible Conditions Again U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has resumed the practice of keeping migrants detained in harsh conditions outside under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, TX, according to Texas Monthly....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
00:26, 05/15/2019

Police: Video shows man moving wife's body from Texas hotel Police in Arizona say a detective making a traffic stop on Interstate 10 was speaking to a driver from Oklahoma when he noticed the man's dead wife in the passenger seat....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Texas mom who blamed son, 3, with 6-week-old’s death faces murder charge: report A Texas mother who had told authorities that her 3-year-old son was responsible for injuries that led to her 6-week-old daughter’s death now faces a capital murder charge, a report said....
12:13, 04/29/2019

Video shows Texas officers fatally shooting man inside truck FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police have released body camera footage of officers fatally shooting a man who ignored repeated police orders to drop his handgun. Police Chief Ed Kraus on Thursday showed reporters and community activists the vid...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
05:52, 06/14/2019

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the sweatshirt and the advocate gasped. It was a tiny b...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths A Texas woman has admitted to her role in the deaths of a couple who were killed at a Kansas fair after one suspect ordered the killings as part of a "carnival mafia" initiation....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Video shows pregnant woman shot by police officer in Texas Horrifying video captures a Texas police officer shooting dead a woman moments after she yelled, “I’m pregnant!” while getting Tasered. The woman — identified by family as grandmother-of-three Pamela Turner, 44 — was sho...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Texas officer shoots dead woman heard on video saying 'I'm pregnant' Officer patrolling apartment complex in Baytown opened fire after the woman grabbed his Taser and used it against him, police sayA Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who police said grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after she ...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Missing Texas hiker Joshua McClatchy found safe after 6 days Searchers in Arkansas found a Fort Worth, Texas, man overnight, six days after he went missing while hiking in a wilderness area, local law enforcement officials announced Saturday....
10:39, 06/09/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson gets life in prison for murder Former Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a jogger who was hacked to death with a machete.        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Texas couple who died in Fiji said hands went numb in message: reports The Texas couple who died suddenly from a mysterious illness in Fiji while on vacation last month sent messages to relatives saying their hands went numb and they’d experienced shortness of breath....
09:26, 06/07/2019

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Former Texas A&M football player convicted of murder in 2015 machete attack Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by prosecutors to have confessed to the seemingly random killing of a Dallas jogger....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
10:39, 06/08/2019

Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective blankets to shelter from the sun....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Texas officer fired after fatally shooting black man during traffic stop ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year. In a statement Friday, Arlington police announced Officer Bau Tran ...
05:52, 05/18/2019

Search intensifies for Texas police chief knocked overboard while fishing Authorities in Texas continued their desperate search Saturday for a local police chief who was knocked overboard into Galveston Bay by a passing fishing boat. Chris Reed, a US Army veteran and married father of three, was fishing with his wife when ...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara. Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay ...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
07:13, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
03:26, 05/10/2019

A Texas man went fishing on the Brazos River. He caught a prehistoric human bone While fishing along a Texas river, a man found a 800-year-old human femur bone believed to belong to a Native American between 1286 and 1398 A.D.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
08:52, 05/29/2019

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that had been drag racing. Police say three cars were racing on a Dallas street Friday night w...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Sandra Bland’s own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cellphone video Sandra Bland took during a confrontational 2015 traffic stop in Texas shows for the first time her perspective as a state trooper draws a stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of her car. Th...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) will need to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia twice on S...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Texas Softball Pitcher Hospitalized After Teammate's Throw Hit Her Straight In The Face Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to a hospital on Friday during her team’s NCAA super regional game against Alabama after taking a throw directly to the face. The injury occurred in the second inning when Longhorns catcher Mary Iakopo ...
20:26, 05/25/2019

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
01:52, 05/29/2019

12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.        ...
16:26, 05/22/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
22:39, 05/28/2019

Intensive search underway for girl, 4, whose stepfather says she was abducted on a Texas highway An intensive search was underway Monday in Texas for a missing 5-year-old child who her stepfather says was kidnapped on a Houston highway.        ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Art Briles’ next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school announced Friday. Briles agreed to a two-year contract to coach at th...
04:52, 05/25/2019

Texas baby born without skin getting grafts grown from own cells, family says The Texas 5-month-old who has captured hearts worldwide after he was born without skin will reportedly undergo major surgery on Friday to cover areas of his body with skin grown in a lab using his own cells....
00:13, 05/25/2019

CORRECTED-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
00:52, 05/26/2019

Sandra Bland's own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces Cellphone video Sandra Bland took during a confrontational 2015 traffic stop in Texas shows for the first time her perspective as a state trooper draws a stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of her car....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis likely dead: cops The 4-year-old Texas girl who went missing about three weeks ago was likely murdered, according to police, who said her stepfather’s story about what happened has a hole “large enough to drive a big rig through.” Houston Police Chie...
23:00, 05/24/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
13:26, 05/21/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
05:26, 05/07/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Over Memorial Day weekend, Republican Gov. Gregg Abb...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Texas land trust files lawsuit against Horizon Kinetic nominee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against a nominee of its investor, Horizon Kinetic, which has been seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off the firm's portfolio....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and w...
00:39, 05/28/2019

Heavy rain and widespread power outages hit southeast Texas, Louisiana Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana, flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some schools, officials said....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
16:13, 05/29/2019

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
13:39, 05/22/2019

Former Texas A&M football player convicted of murder in alleged 2015 machete attack Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by prosecutors to have confessed to the seemingly random killing of a Dallas jogger....
08:52, 05/01/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus Mosquito samples collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said this week, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year. Officials with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DC...
18:52, 05/06/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Sandra Bland: new video reveals her view of 2015 Texas traffic stop Unearthed footage prompts call for new investigation into Bland’s death in police custody Newly released cellphone footage showing the arrest of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old African American woman who died in police custody in south-east Texas in Ju...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Jung hits 13th home run, Texas Tech beats Oklahoma State 8-6 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit the first pitch of the seventh inning over the center field wall and Texas Tech held off Oklahoma State 8-6 on Friday in the opening game of the Lubbock super regional. Jung, who was drafted No. 8 overall by the Te...
06:00, 06/08/2019

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight ed...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Texas has repeatedly chosen to not protect transgender people, so they're taking matters into their own hands Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop Bland, 28, was found dead in a police cell in 2015 three days after being stopped by a white state trooperTexas authorities have denied withholding a cellphone video of a confrontational traffic stop involving Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman ...
16:39, 05/25/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
20:39, 05/08/2019

Florida, Texas and Carolinas home to many of America’s fastest growing cities While US population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018, some cities are flourishing with growth at a rate more than triple than the average.        ...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Tornado warnings issued in Texas as violent night of weather begins for millions Tornado warnings were issued in the Panhandle of Texas Tuesday afternoon, the first salvo in what's predicted to be a violent night of weather across the southern Plains.        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Salvation Army welcomes brass band from Texas for free concert series The Buenos Aires division of the Salvation Army will welcome youth ensemble band, Texas Brass, next weekend in a series of free concerts for the community....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bees, officials said....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Texas nurse with HIV accused of stealing narcotic, replacing vials at hospital with anesthetic A Texas nurse has been arrested on charges that he stole vials of a powerful narcotic to get high on the job and replaced them with lidocaine, an anesthetic....
21:26, 06/15/2019

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway in Arkansas last week have been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said the department was “saddened” by the...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's...
08:00, 06/03/2019

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Remains believed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Homicide investigators are bringing the remains back to Houston for an autopsy to determine identity and cause of death, police said.        ...
01:26, 06/03/2019

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
22:13, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Immigration officials in Texas showcase huge new tents to house migrant families The vast air-conditioned tent complex in the town of Donna, Texas, includes access to showers, hot meals and cots.        ...
09:39, 05/03/2019

GM joins Tesla, Ford in building EV pickups — but Texas ranchers don't want a 'playboy's truck' The Rivian pickup "wouldn't make sense for me. It sounds like a playboy's truck, instead of a work truck," Texas rancher Frank Helvey said....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Texas woman who proclaimed pregnancy before being shot by officer wasn't with child, police say The Baytown Police Department is saying that a woman who screamed “I’m pregnant” before being shot by a police officer on Monday night was not actually with child....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Texas softball player receives special surprise from Army brother on senior day Texas Longhorns outfielder Ki’Audra Hayter celebrated her final home game with her family Sunday on senior day and was surprised to see another member of her family make a surprise appearance....
17:39, 05/06/2019

Shunned in New York, Brazil leader plans to meet Bush, Cruz in Texas Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro plans to meet with former U.S. President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Cruz in Texas next week, he said on Thursday, after canceling a New York trip....
05:00, 05/10/2019

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
03:26, 05/25/2019

Former Texas police chief faces murder trial for deaths of upstate couple SODUS, N.Y. — A former Texas police chief faces trial for the shooting deaths of an upstate New York couple in their driveway last fall. A Wayne County jury is expected to hear opening statements Monday. Former Sunray, Texas, Chief Timothy Dean has p...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a s...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Air Force base needs help recovering at least 72 stolen ‘ride dollars’ in Texas At least 72 “ride dollars” have gone missing from Sheppard Air Force Base and they are looking to the public to help return these treasured keepsakes.        ...
20:13, 06/12/2019

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
00:39, 05/29/2019

Walmart served customized graduation cake made of Styrofoam, Texas mom alleges Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Texas Rangers' Shawn Kelley has two 'decent-sized' lumps removed from throat Texas Rangers pitcher Shawn Kelley had two “decent-sized” lumps removed from his throat Thursday and is awaiting the results of a biopsy which are expected to come later in the week....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the latest death of a transgender person being investigat...
06:39, 06/04/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read.        ...
00:52, 05/01/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
21:00, 06/08/2019

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
10:39, 06/15/2019

Pitcher Miranda Elish taken to hospital after throw hits her in face in Texas-Alabama game Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to the hospital after catcher Mary Iakopo's forceout attempt hit her in face, but she is doing well.        ...
08:13, 05/25/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
04:39, 05/21/2019

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school. Georgia Clark, an English teacher at Carter-Rive...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
05:26, 05/28/2019

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that sh...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
03:52, 06/05/2019

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Violent weather: Hail, winds, tornadoes begin hammering swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Remains found in Arkansas amid search for missing Texas girl Maleah Davis, 4 _____ The remains of a child’s body were found Friday in Arkansas as authorities searched for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl who disappeared from Houston more than three weeks ago and who is thought to have been murdered, officials said. The remains...
18:00, 06/01/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in Oklahoma....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Proxy firm Egan-Jones recommends General Cook as Texas Pacific trustee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Monday proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Ratings Co has recommended its shareholders to vote for retired U.S. Air Force General Donald Cook as a trustee of the company....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
18:26, 05/27/2019

Shanahan heads to Texas as Pentagon eyes longer-term support on Mexico border Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will make his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump's immigration policies....
15:13, 05/11/2019

Texas runner Matthew Boling sets national high school record in 100-meter dash Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit set a national record in the 100-meter dash with a 10.13-second run at state meet Saturday.        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
12:39, 06/05/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will be a state Senate hearing....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
18:39, 05/17/2019

Mosquito samples in Texas county test positive for West Nile virus, health officials say A mosquito sample collected in a Texas county tested positive for West Nile virus, officially marking the first positive samples to be confirmed this year, county health officials said this week....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters clears Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Mueller's hiring of partisan officials undermined findings, not Barr's summary, Texas lawmaker claims Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe says Robert Mueller himself, not Attorney General Bill Barr, undermined the public’s confidence in the Russia investigation report after hiring biased officials to the Special Counsel’s team....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Bartender charged with serving Texas man before 2017 rampage at football watch party that left 8 dead A Texas bartender accused of serving an intoxicated man who later went on to kill 8 people during a shooting rampage at a football watch party in 2017 was charged Tuesday with a misdemeanor....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Autopsy report shows cause of death for Texas teen allegedly kicked in the head on way home from school A 13-year-old Texas girl who died five days after she was allegedly kicked in the head by classmates during a walk home from school died from complications of a brain tumor that discovered while she was hospitalized, officials said....
09:39, 04/30/2019

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
02:52, 06/07/2019

Texas teen runs 100 meters in 9.98 seconds, beating fastest high school time in history Houston Strake Jesuit senior Matthew Boling, whose time isn't an official record because it was wind-aided, was the first American high schooler to break 10 seconds in six years....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his administration are being stonewalled by Congress....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Texas explorer Victor Vescovo completes deepest ocean dive in history in Mariana Trench A Dallas-based explorer has set a record for the deepest dive ever made in a submersible -- in the world's deepest ocean trench, his organization announced Monday....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
12:39, 06/15/2019

Abducted Texas girl, 8, found safe after church members reported suspect's vehicle, police say A desperate search for an 8-year-old girl in Texas who was snatched from her mother while walking came to an end early Sunday when authorities were able to locate the child thanks to two alert church members who went out and spotted the suspect's veh...
20:52, 05/19/2019

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Texas homeowner fatally shoots teen who was part of group shooting paintball guns at home: police A Texas homeowner who reportedly believed his house was being fired upon, fatally shot a 19-year-old man who was part of the group creating the "disturbance" in the Houston neighborhood — but police later found paintball splatter at the scene and are...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
10:00, 05/27/2019

Tornadoes skip through West Texas, Oklahoma as 1,400-mile line of storm slams nation's mid-section Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
17:39, 05/30/2019

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets R...
01:39, 06/01/2019

Sandra Bland's own video from 2015 traffic stop in Texas released, amid calls by family to re-examine case Cellphone footage released Monday shows the confrontational 2015 traffic stop of Sandra Bland from her perspective as a Texas state trooper draws his stun gun at close range while ordering her out of the vehicle....
19:13, 05/07/2019

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
03:26, 05/09/2019

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Texas family receives Styrofoam prop cake from Walmart in place of graduation cake A Texas woman was shocked when she cut into her daughter’s graduation cake over the weekend only to find that their local Walmart provided the family with a prop cake made of Styrofoam instead....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Lara Trump unfazed by 2020 polls putting Trump behind Dems in Texas, Michigan President Trump's 2020 campaign senior adviser and daughter-in-law, Lara, said there are no worries about new polls raising some questions about his re-election prospects....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Beehive 'catastrophe': Half a million bees killed in Texas arsonist attack Half a million bees drowned or burned to death over the weekend in an attack at a Texas farm. Dozens of beehives were dumped out and lit on fire.        ...
04:39, 05/02/2019

No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks, candy and potato chips.        ...
03:13, 05/06/2019