News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 11:01 AM CDT

Police: Man Dead After Road Rage Incident

Police: Man Dead After Road Rage Incident

Police say a man was fatally shot after following another man home in a road rage incident in Houston.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 09:30 AM CDT

Colleges Add Luxury Touches to New Stadiums

Colleges Add Luxury Touches to New Stadiums

Schools are trying to lure fans with their next-generations stadiums in an era where good seats are not enough.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 07:53 AM CDT

2 Acres of Marijuana Seized in South Texas

2 Acres of Marijuana Seized in South Texas

It took agents two days to pluck the 11,500 plants from the soil in South Texas.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 07:45 AM CDT

40 Percent of Texas Graduates Took ACT

40 Percent of Texas Graduates Took ACT

A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 07:22 AM CDT

Ex-South Texas Teacher Gets 25 Years in Porn Case

Ex-South Texas Teacher Gets 25 Years in Porn Case

A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,100 sexually explicit images of children has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 06:33 AM CDT

Trucks Targeted Most by Thieves in Texas

Trucks Targeted Most by Thieves in Texas

Trucks rule in Texas, not just on the roadways but with thieves as well.

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W Takes Ice Bucket Challenge; Clinton's Next

W Takes Ice Bucket Challenge; Clinton's Next

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

Man Shows Up for Jail in T-Shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot

Man Shows Up for Jail in T-Shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot

A Maine man who reported for a jail sentence showed up in some odd attire.

Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25

Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25

Got $25? You could just buy yourself a sailboat, thanks to the U.S. Navy. As part of a government liquidation, the U.S. Department of Defense is auctioning off a 50-foot sailboat to the highest bidder.

Woman Stole Wine for Love: Police

Woman Stole Wine for Love: Police

A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.

Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Police say a 24-year-old California woman was cited Saturday after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison, Wisconsin zoo and getting kicked in the face. A police report says the woman, a professed...

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