News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 03:56 PM CDT

40 Immigrants With Criminal Records Arrested in East Texas

40 Immigrants With Criminal Records Arrested in East Texas

Federal authorities say a three-day operation has resulted in the arrest of 40 people in East Texas who were in the U.S. illegally.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 04:11 PM CDT

Remains of Woman Found in Trash in Corpus Christi

Remains of Woman Found in Trash in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi police are investigating after the remains of a 41-year-old woman were discovered when a trash truck dumped its contents at a garbage collection business.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 01:16 PM CDT

Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced she will have "routine" surgery to correct an issue with her neck.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 03:52 PM CDT

Condemned Killer of Three Set to Die Wednesday

Condemned Killer of Three Set to Die Wednesday

Jose Villegas was out on bond for a sexual assault charge 13 years ago when he stabbed his ex-girlfriend, her son and her mother to death.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:17 PM CDT

Woman Dies After Dog Attack in San Antonio

Woman Dies After Dog Attack in San Antonio

An 83-year-old woman has died almost two weeks after being mauled by a neighbor's dog as while feeding her cats in her backyard.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 06:25 PM CDT

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo.

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