News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 09:12 PM CDT

TX Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

TX Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:56 PM CDT

Man Convicted of Killing 4 Over Drug Stash

Man Convicted of Killing 4 Over Drug Stash

A fired South Texas sheriff's commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 05:43 AM CDT

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:42 PM CDT

South Texas Sheriff's Commander Pleads Guilty

South Texas Sheriff's Commander Pleads Guilty

A fired South Texas sheriff's commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:31 PM CDT

Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

In his second visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told a far South Texas audience that Texans in the area care mostly about the same issues as those...

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:18 PM CDT

Abortion Doctors Sue to Recover Admitting Rights

Abortion Doctors Sue to Recover Admitting Rights

Two doctors who perform abortions have sued a Dallas hospital alleging that their admitting privileges were illegally revoked after a court upheld strict new Texas abortion restrictions.

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Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

An Arlington man was arrested Wednesday in Fort Worth after a bank teller reported that he exposed himself while making a deposit.

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Five New York vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from an out-of-control carriage Monday morning when horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections...

Fat Cats Need New Home

Fat Cats Need New Home

San Antonio animal welfare staff members say a 26-pound tomcat faces a long road to recovery after his rescue from a neglectful home.

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo.

Drought Could Put Toilet Water on Tap

Drought Could Put Toilet Water on Tap

Grappling with a 3-year drought, Wichita Falls is awaiting word on whether to re-use wastewater.

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