News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:55 AM CDT

Texan Who Faked Military Past Guilty in Guns Case

Texan Who Faked Military Past Guilty in Guns Case

A Texas convicted felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to acclaimed retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell faces up to 10 years in prison for having guns.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 07:31 AM CDT

Texas Teen Pleads Guilty to Shooting Classmate

Texas Teen Pleads Guilty to Shooting Classmate

A Texas teenager who says he accidentally shot and killed a fellow high school football player has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 06:55 AM CDT

Constable: Houston-Area Storage Units Robbed

Constable: Houston-Area Storage Units Robbed

Authorities are searching for thieves who broke into 87 storage units in the Houston area, stole some items and left behind damaged property.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:18 AM CDT

Deputy: Texas Man Cut Father-in-Law With Machete

Deputy: Texas Man Cut Father-in-Law With Machete

Authorities in southeast Texas say a man and his father-in-law have been arrested after a domestic dispute that involved a machete attack and shooting.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 03:27 PM CDT

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Stranded Boaters off Texas

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Stranded Boaters off Texas

Three people who reported being stranded and disoriented in their disabled boat off the Texas coast this weekend later turned up on land in a rescue that spanned two days.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:37 PM CDT

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

Utility crews have finished a second 345-kilovolt transmission line between the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma to provide more export capacity for wind-generated power.

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Belfast Locals Confuse EU Flag for ISIS Flag

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