News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 04:47 PM CDT

Doctor Claims College Wanted to Fire Her Over Facebook

Doctor Claims College Wanted to Fire Her Over Facebook

A new doctor in a University of Texas residency training program has sued the school, claiming she faced possible dismissal after complaining on Facebook about having to work 100 hours or more per week.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 03:50 PM CDT

Boy, 14, Faces Juvenile Charge in East Texas Fatal Shooting

Boy, 14, Faces Juvenile Charge in East Texas Fatal Shooting

Police in East Texas have arrested a 14-year-old boy in the fatal shooting of a 55-year-old man.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 02:34 PM CDT

Blue Bell Hometown Gets Nearly $1.4M Federal Jobs Grant

Blue Bell Hometown Gets Nearly $1.4M Federal Jobs Grant

The Texas hometown of Blue Bell Creameries received a nearly $1.4 million federal grant the same day ice cream sales resumed after cleanup from listeria contamination.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 01:14 PM CDT

7 Texas A&M Mascots Buried Outside Updated Kyle Field

7 Texas A&M Mascots Buried Outside Updated Kyle Field

The remains of seven Texas A&M canine mascots have been buried outside Kyle Field following $485 million in renovations to the football stadium.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:48 PM CDT

Vandals Damage Track, Play Clock at High School

Vandals Damage Track, Play Clock at High School

Vandals using heavy-duty construction equipment have damaged the track, a play clock and an athletics fence at a Southeast Texas school.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:04 PM CDT

Pork Truck Roasted in San Antonio

Pork Truck Roasted in San Antonio

A fiery truck crash in South Texas has destroyed about 20 tons of ham in an unintended pork roast along the side of a road.

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Ind. Man Hooks Fish With Human-Looking Teeth

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Monk Relaxing Atop Wind Turbine Spotted by Drone

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Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Strange lights seen near El Paso have turned out to be not so mysterious and more of a military nature.

Texas Couple Rushes Marriage Vows to Beat the Stork

Texas Couple Rushes Marriage Vows to Beat the Stork

It could have been the plot of a movie: A Houston couple improvises a hospital wedding in less than an hour after the bride goes into labor early.

Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Five types of distilled spirits, including whiskey, have arrived at the International Space Station, but the astronauts on board won't be sneaking a sip. It's all for science. A Japanese company sent the liquor...

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