News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:17 PM CDT

'Bernie' Case Prosecutor Seeks Recusal

'Bernie' Case Prosecutor Seeks Recusal

The Texas district attorney who was to prosecute for a second time the man whose murder conviction inspired the movie "Bernie" has asked to recuse himself on the eve of a pretrial hearing, saying he's become...

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 02:52 PM CDT

Selena's Dad: Mixed Feelings Death Remembrances

Selena's Dad: Mixed Feelings Death Remembrances

Selena's father has mixed feelings about the celebrations marking his daughter's death.

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 05:34 PM CDT

TX Senate Approves Rating Schools with Letter Grades

TX Senate Approves Rating Schools with Letter Grades

The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to rating public schools statewide by letter grades A through F.

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 07:59 PM CDT

Health Commissioner Still on Job After Scathing Report

Health Commissioner Still on Job After Scathing Report

A state contracting scandal that dealt Republican Gov. Greg Abbott the first crisis of his administration escalated Monday with a scathing state report about Texas' health commissioner, who responded by...

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 01:40 PM CDT

Man Dies in East Texas Mobile Home Fire

Man Dies in East Texas Mobile Home Fire

A 73-year-old man has died in a mobile home fire in a small East Texas town.

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 01:54 PM CDT

$8 Million in Illegal Honey Seized in Houston

$8 Million in Illegal Honey Seized in Houston

Almost $8 million in illegally imported honey from China has been seized by U.S. Customs and Homeland Security in Houston over the past two years.

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Weird News
Sign Asks Joggers to "Stop Pooping" Along Trail

Sign Asks Joggers to "Stop Pooping" Along Trail

To whoever has been pooping on the public bike path in Hampton, Illinois – please stop, officials have asked. “Stop pooping on bike path,” read two new signs along the trail. And no, it’s not a message directed...

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

If you're at work Tuesday, some of your co-workers may be a bit distracted thanks to Google.

Purple Cat Up for Adoption

Purple Cat Up for Adoption

A bright purple cat is available for adoption at the Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth.

Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"

Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"

Two chickens dyed pink were spotted roaming the Portland, Oregon, waterfront park on Thursday, leaving many wondering why were they pink and who let them loose. The mystery didn't last long.

Intoxicated Man Arrived by Taxi to Rob Florida Bank: Police

Intoxicated Man Arrived by Taxi to Rob Florida Bank: Police

Authorities say an intoxicated man arrived by taxi to rob a Tallahassee, Florida, bank. Stanley Geddie, 47, demanded $100,000 from a bank manager Wednesday afternoon at the Capital City Bank, claiming he had...

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