News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 05:10 PM CDT

Documents Show Different Medal Count for 'American Sniper'

Documents Show Different Medal Count for 'American Sniper'

Documents show the number of medals slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle received is different than what he indicated in his book.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 01:48 PM CDT

Pro-LGBT Shirt Lands Texas Student In Hot Water

Pro-LGBT Shirt Lands Texas Student In Hot Water

An eighth grade student in Copperas Cove was told to change her pro-LGBT shirt because school officials said it violated the dress code.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:22 AM CDT

Texas Man Dies in Hang Gliding Accident in Florida

Texas Man Dies in Hang Gliding Accident in Florida

Deputies say a Houston-area man has been killed in a hang gliding accident in central Florida.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:06 AM CDT

Texas Man Fatally Struck by Train in Philadelphia

Texas Man Fatally Struck by Train in Philadelphia

Authorities say a San Antonio area man was killed by a train in Philadelphia after falling onto the tracks.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 05:46 PM CDT

Ex-Border County Commissioner, Ex-Judge Confess To Bribery

Ex-Border County Commissioner, Ex-Judge Confess To Bribery

A former county commissioner and a former justice of the peace have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution for bribery in an ongoing probe of public corruption in their corruption-plagued South...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:02 AM CDT

About 500 Attend Funeral of Slain 11-Year-Old Texas Boy

About 500 Attend Funeral of Slain 11-Year-Old Texas Boy

About 500 mourners filled a Houston church to capacity Tuesday for the funeral for an 11-year-old boy who was stabbed to death as he walked home from school.

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Strip Club Wants to Hire New High School Grads

Strip Club Wants to Hire New High School Grads

Miceli's Strip Club in Clare County, Michigan has this on the marquee "Now hiring, Class of 2016."

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Authorities in Key West spent Thursday trying to meet the Flintstones, or at least the owner of an illegally parked car that looks like the modern Stone Age family's. City officials said they found the vintage...

Robot Smartphone Getting Smarter

Robot Smartphone Getting Smarter

Electronics maker Sharp released the world's first robot smartphone Thursday. It will promote it at a cafe in Tokyo for two weeks. Robohon is a smartphone. It can send and receive e-mails and be used to...

Video Shows Hundreds Of Texas Stingrays Migrating

Video Shows Hundreds Of Texas Stingrays Migrating

Most of us have seen video of various types of migrating animals, but one migration is catching the eye of beach goers along the Texas coast. Stingrays! Hundreds of them at the surface and thousands more below!...

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

How did a big, healthy six-foot-long gator end up near the front doorsteps of a Dallas middle school?

Tortoises Turn On The Turbos

Tortoises Turn On The Turbos

It's a tortoise race to predict the Indy 500. Think Jimmy Fallon's 'Puppy Bowl' before the Super Bowl but a lot slower. If the Zoopolis 500 is any predictor, it looks like the pole sitter for the 100th...

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