News from around the state of Texas

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 05:21 PM CDT

3 Face Child Prostitution & Human Trafficking Charges

3 Face Child Prostitution & Human Trafficking Charges

A drug operation led to the arrest of three adults who forced a runaway girl from Houston into prostitution, police say.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 05:14 PM CDT

Swoopes Still the Starter at QB after Texas Wraps Spring

Swoopes Still the Starter at QB after Texas Wraps Spring

Texas started spring practice with a quarterback duel and ended it with last season's starter, Tyrone Swoopes, entrenched as the No. 1.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 03:44 PM CDT

Blue Bell Working to Overcome Scare

Blue Bell Working to Overcome Scare

Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money...

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 04:18 PM CDT

Texas Veterinarian Fired, Being Investigated for Cat Death

Texas Veterinarian Fired, Being Investigated for Cat Death

Authorities are investigating whether animal cruelty charges should be pursued against a Texas veterinarian shown in a Facebook posting bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 09:59 AM CDT

Thunderstorms Batter Wide Areas of Texas

Thunderstorms Batter Wide Areas of Texas

New thunderstorms were forecast for parts of Texas Saturday, a day after wide areas of the state were pounded with high winds and heavy rains, knocking down trees and utility poles and causing some minor...

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:52 PM CDT

Rejection of Anti-Equal Rights Law Petition Upheld

Rejection of Anti-Equal Rights Law Petition Upheld

A judge has knocked down a conservative court challenge to new protections Houston officials granted gay and transgender residents.

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Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

It wasn't exactly what they were looking for, but police in New Jersey made a startling discovery Saturday while executing a search warrant: an alligator.

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

If it wasn't for the loud parties, the owner of a $2 million mansion in northwest Hillsborough County might have continued operating a training school for strippers next door to an exclusive gated community.

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

A New York City resident set's up a cat camera to keep tabs on her pets while she was away, and it unexpectedly catches a burglary in progress. The video shows the thief climbing up scaffolding to get to...

"Better Than Your Average Studio": Apartment Features Shower in Kitchen

"Better Than Your Average Studio": Apartment Features Shower in Kitchen

If you made a move to New York City with hopes of making a meal in the shower like the eccentric “Seinfeld” character Kramer, now’s your chance. A real estate agent in Manhattan’s Lower East Side is advertising...

Furious Chimp Knocks Drone Out of Sky

Furious Chimp Knocks Drone Out of Sky

The chimpanzees at a zoo in The Netherlands created their own no-fly-zone for drones Friday.

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