News from around the state of Texas

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 at 05:53 PM CDT

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old Into Pond Who Drowned: Police

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old Into Pond Who Drowned: Police

Officials say an East Texas teen has been accused of pushing a 3-year-old boy into a pond in a drowning allegedly to make room for his pregnant girlfriend's child to live at a residence.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 10:32 PM CDT

Ken Starr Urges Independent Probe of Baylor Sex Assault

Ken Starr Urges Independent Probe of Baylor Sex Assault

Baylor University President Ken Starr is proposing an independent investigation of the athletic department's handling of the sexual assault complaint against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 04:31 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Calls for New Abortion Limits

Gov. Abbott Calls for New Abortion Limits

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Legislature to approve several new abortion restrictions -- even though Texas already has some of the nation's toughest limits on the procedure.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 03:21 PM CDT

Stunt Plane Owned by Texan Crashes Ahead of NY Air Show, Killing Pilot

Stunt Plane Owned by Texan Crashes Ahead of NY Air Show, Killing Pilot

Police say a stunt plane has crashed while practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York, killing the Texas pilot.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:19 PM CDT

Spate of Violence Prompts Crackdown in El Paso

Spate of Violence Prompts Crackdown in El Paso

A surge in violence in parts of El Paso prompted a crackdown by police that has led to more than 100 arrests over a two-week period.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 01:29 PM CDT

Hospice Executive Charged in Man's Death

Hospice Executive Charged in Man's Death

The administrator of a South Texas hospice has been charged with capital murder in the death of a 96-year-old man who authorities say had left her his estate.

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Monk Relaxing Atop Wind Turbine Spotted by Drone

Monk Relaxing Atop Wind Turbine Spotted by Drone

A Benedictine monk at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. A drone camera took video of Brother Joseph Byron hanging out on top of a wind...

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...

Gunshots, Bagpipes Heard from Elementary School Grounds

Gunshots, Bagpipes Heard from Elementary School Grounds

Fort Bend County authorities say one man has been arrested after police received reports of gunfire from the roof of an elementary school about 25 miles southwest of Houston.

SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

One San Diego couple took the plunge Saturday morning, marrying twenty feet underwater.

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