News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:57 AM CST

Man Arrested Trying to Visit Jailed Son With Sword in Cane

Man Arrested Trying to Visit Jailed Son With Sword in Cane

A San Antonio man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:51 AM CST

Wichita Falls Plans to Use Wichita River for Municipal Water

Wichita Falls Plans to Use Wichita River for Municipal Water

A North Texas city dealing with lingering drought plans to use the Wichita River as a municipal water source.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:25 AM CST

Senate Wants Texas Voters to OK More Spending for Tax Cuts

Senate Wants Texas Voters to OK More Spending for Tax Cuts

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) wants to use billions on tax cuts and paying down debt without forcing lawmakers to vote to authorize more spending.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 10:03 AM CST

Dozens Arrested in Houston Prostitution Sting

Dozens Arrested in Houston Prostitution Sting

Houston police arrest 64 people they say agreed to pay for sex during a prostitution sting Wednesday.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 09:03 AM CST

Tyler Photographer Convicted for Child Porn

Tyler Photographer Convicted for Child Porn

A 54-year-old Tyler photographer is sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to producing child pornography for several years.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 02:21 PM CST

Burning Cross Left Outside Central Texas Church

Burning Cross Left Outside Central Texas Church

Investigators are trying to determine who left a burning cross outside a Central Texas church.

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Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Children will soon be able to make Girl Scout cookies at home.

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Melanie Nash was one of four accused in the plan to...

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

A 35-year-old man was robbed of his clothing and valuables after he agreed to smoke marijuana with two men in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood early Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said Friday.

NY Man Used Wooden Passenger to Drive in Carpool Lane: Police

NY Man Used Wooden Passenger to Drive in Carpool Lane: Police

A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure in a hooded sweatshirt to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, police said. A Suffolk County Highway Patrol officer noticed...

What Color Is This Dress? No One Can Agree

What Color Is This Dress? No One Can Agree

Is this dress blue and black… or gold and white? The debate is raging, and no one seems to agree.

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