News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 01:18 PM CDT

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater

The U.S. Coast Guard says it's suspending the search for a man who fell from a shrimp boat when it overturned in the Houston Ship Channel.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 01:13 PM CDT

Sunken Vessel is World War II-Era USS Houston

Sunken Vessel is World War II-Era USS Houston

Navy divers from the U.S. and Indonesia have confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the USS Houston, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for...

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 02:36 PM CDT

Prosecutor: Father 'Executed' Drunk Driver

Prosecutor: Father 'Executed' Drunk Driver

A prosecutor says a man took the law in his own hands after a wreck that killed his two sons.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:53 AM CDT

Girl, 4, Drowns During Birthday Party

Girl, 4, Drowns During Birthday Party

La Marque police say a 4-year-old girl drowned after disappearing during a birthday party.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 02:34 PM CDT

Former Sheriff Sentenced For Oppression

Former Sheriff Sentenced For Oppression

A former West Texas sheriff accused of making improper advances to a county worker is sentenced for misdemeanor official oppression.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:15 AM CDT

Rockwall Man With ALS Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Rockwall Man With ALS Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

A Rockwall native who suffers from ALS who just took the Ice Bucket Challenge has called on all his Facebook friends to complete the challenge and donate, whether or not they choose to dump ice water over their...

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Man Shows Up for Jail in T-shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot

Man Shows Up for Jail in T-shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot

A Maine man who reported for a jail sentence showed up in some odd attire.

Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25

Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25

Got $25? You could just buy yourself a sailboat, thanks to the U.S. Navy. As part of a government liquidation, the U.S. Department of Defense is auctioning off a 50-foot sailboat to the highest bidder.

Woman Stole Wine for Love: Police

Woman Stole Wine for Love: Police

A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.

Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Police say a 24-year-old California woman was cited Saturday after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison, Wisconsin zoo and getting kicked in the face. A police report says the woman, a...

Nude Man Tried to Rob Bank: Police

Nude Man Tried to Rob Bank: Police

Police in Rockford, Illinois, have arrested a 32-year-old man they say tried to rob a bank while naked. The Rockford Register Star reports police say Ezekial Deanda approached a personal banker on Friday "while...

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