News from around the state of Texas

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 04:08 PM CDT

Immigrant Children Given Hepatitis A Vaccine

Immigrant Children Given Hepatitis A Vaccine

Authorities say about 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a Hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they are being held with their mothers.

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 01:44 PM CDT

Coast Guard Saves 6 Off SE Texas Coast

Coast Guard Saves 6 Off SE Texas Coast

Six fishermen are safe after being rescued overnight when their fishing boat capsized 6 miles off the Southeast Texas coast.

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 11:38 AM CDT

Activist: Confederate Statue in Texas Inappropriate

Activist: Confederate Statue in Texas Inappropriate

A Houston activist is campaigning to have Galveston officials take down a statue in front of the local courthouse that honors Confederate soldiers.

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 01:35 PM CDT

Texas Wants Its Gold Back Inside State Borders

Texas Wants Its Gold Back Inside State Borders

Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating a...

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 07:44 AM CDT

Sheriff Maintaining Former Polygamous Ranch

Sheriff Maintaining Former Polygamous Ranch

Seven years after a massive police raid on a remote polygamous group's ranch in Texas, a small-town sheriff is mowing the lawn and irrigating the orchard as the state tries to sell the expansive property.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 04:49 PM CDT

Texas Couple Wanted Daughter's Boyfriend Killed: Police

Texas Couple Wanted Daughter's Boyfriend Killed: Police

Police have arrested a Wichita Falls couple on charges they tried to hire someone to kill their daughter's boyfriend in a dispute over money.

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Parking Ticket Tossed Because Of Missing Comma

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Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

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NY Woman Uses Twin's ID to Spend $12K

NY Woman Uses Twin's ID to Spend $12K

State police allege a 28-year-old Long Island woman used her twin sister's Social Security number to open several credit cards and charged more than $12,000 on them.

Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

A South Texas farmer has died after being stung by hundreds of bees while using a tractor on a field near Rio Hondo.

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.

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