News from around the state of Texas

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 05:21 PM CDT

Immigration Facility To House Transgender Detainees

Immigration Facility To House Transgender Detainees

Federal immigration officials will soon open a new detention facility southwest of Dallas that includes a special unit for transgender detainees.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 01:33 PM CDT

American Bison Featured At Fort Worth Center

American Bison Featured At Fort Worth Center

A group of American Bison can be found at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge.

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Mexican-American Textbook Incites Controversy

Mexican-American Textbook Incites Controversy

A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:26 PM CDT

Austin Police: Drug Deal Led To Fatal Parking Lot Shooting

Austin Police: Drug Deal Led To Fatal Parking Lot Shooting

A man was killed in the parking lot of an Austin grocery store during what police say was a drug deal gone wrong.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:25 AM CDT

Convicted Killer of Houston Girl, 2, Loses at Supreme Court

Convicted Killer of Houston Girl, 2, Loses at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review an appeal from a 56-year-old Houston man on death row for the rape and fatal beating of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter 16 years ago.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:07 AM CDT

Border Patrol Investigates Chase, Fatal Wreck

Border Patrol Investigates Chase, Fatal Wreck

The U.S. Border Patrol is investigating a chase in South Texas involving its agents that a TV station reports left one person dead and 10 injured.

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Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below. The...

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Could this be the next diet craze? Or is it just crazy? One man in Des Moines, Iowa is trying a 30-day diet only eating gas station food. Frank Beard is experimenting with healthy options at gas stations...

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

An unusual swimmer was found taking an early dip in a South Carolina community pool. Firefighters say they responded to the YMCA of Beaufort to remove a three-foot alligator from the pool. They say they found it

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m. It turns out a 5-foot alligator was outside their front door Friday morning. And so were Tampa

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo. A graduating senior at Ontario High School posted a photo...

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

A West Texas pet store owner has sued Delta Air Lines over the 2014 deaths of 10 sungazer lizards being transported from South Africa.

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