News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 03:12 PM CST

Transgender Inmates Can Start Hormone Therapy

Transgender Inmates Can Start Hormone Therapy

A change in Texas prison system policy means transgender inmates can start hormone therapy while behind bars after a confirmed diagnosis.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:27 AM CST

Idaho Contract Given to Texas Based Flour Corporation

Idaho Contract Given to Texas Based Flour Corporation

A Texas-based company has been awarded a five-year nuclear cleanup contract for a U.S. Department of Energy site in the Idaho desert.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:23 AM CST

Bob Barker Part of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Anniversary

Bob Barker Part of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Anniversary

Former "The Price is Right" host Bob Barker will return to a Texas military installation where he became a Navy fighter pilot to help celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 09:38 PM CST

H-E-B Recalls Ice Cream Over Possible Wood Slivers

H-E-B Recalls Ice Cream Over Possible Wood Slivers

H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 03:48 PM CST

5 from Mexico Face Charges in Texas in $9M Tax Scam

5 from Mexico Face Charges in Texas in $9M Tax Scam

Investigators say five people from Mexico have been indicted in Texas over a $9 million income tax refund scam with ties to Georgia.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 06:41 PM CST

Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Video Offered Probation

Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Video Offered Probation

An attorney for an anti-abortion activist said Thursday that his client does not plan to accept a proposed plea deal for charges related to making undercover Planned Parenthood videos.

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