News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 01:38 PM CDT

Court Won't Lift Hold on Obama Immigration Action

Court Won't Lift Hold on Obama Immigration Action

A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 01:27 PM CDT

66 Pounds of Cocaine Washes Up on TX Beaches

66 Pounds of Cocaine Washes Up on TX Beaches

A sixth package of narcotics has washed ashore in Galveston the past week.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 01:13 PM CDT

Senate Tightens Teen Abortion Restrictions

Senate Tightens Teen Abortion Restrictions

After long, passionate debate, the Texas Senate has voted to tighten abortion rules for Texas teenagers who wish to undergo abortions but can't get the required parental consent.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 01:15 PM CDT

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Fast-food restaurant Lee's Sandwiches has recalled 213,000 pounds of meat because it bore unauthorized United States Department of Agriculture marks of inspection, despite having not been inspected properly.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:40 PM CDT

Houston Man Charged With Planning to Join ISIS

Houston Man Charged With Planning to Join ISIS

A Houston-area man has been charged with planning to travel to Syria who wage jihad on behalf of ISIS.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:10 PM CDT

Texas Lt. Gov. Declares "John Wayne Day"

Texas Lt. Gov. Declares "John Wayne Day"

Wearing a brown plaid coat worn by John Wayne in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast," Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has declared a day in honor of the quintessential screen cowboy.

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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

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NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

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Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

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