News from around the state of Texas

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 10:49 AM CDT

Internet Billionaires Face Off in Renewed Texas Space Race

Internet Billionaires Face Off in Renewed Texas Space Race

An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate...

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 05:04 PM CDT

Judge to Appeal Social-Media Order

Judge to Appeal Social-Media Order

A state district judge says she'll appeal a judicial admonition over her Facebook posts about trials before her court.

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 03:53 PM CDT

Texas Trade Group Sees Hope in Cuba

Texas Trade Group Sees Hope in Cuba

A Texas trade delegation is heading to Cuba with hopes of building the foundation of a trade agreement with the Caribbean nation.

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 01:07 PM CDT

The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

The Latest on the 2016 GOP Field: Cruz Vows to Nix Nuke Deal

Sen. Ted Cruz say he'll do "everything humanly possible" to stop a nuclear deal with Iran -- a stand that's drawn cheers from the Republican Jewish Coalition.

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 03:55 PM CDT

Blue Bell Embraced in Prayer Vigil

Blue Bell Embraced in Prayer Vigil

A community deeply affected by a massive recall of Blue Bell products is coming together for a special prayer vigil Saturday.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 11:30 PM CDT

Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

Court Panel to Hear Perry Appeal

An ex-Rick Perry staff member is one of three judges who will consider the former governor's appeal to have his felony abuse-of-power charges dismissed.

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Weird News
Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

A Washington teen who was suspended after he strapped a fake bomb to himself in a stunt to ask a date to prom says his school's administration overreacted because he is Middle Eastern. “It was really unfair, and...

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

A Houston-area high school says it will no longer ask girls to submit a photo of them wearing their prom dress before the night of the dance.

Distillery to Launch Bottle of Moonshine Into Space

Distillery to Launch Bottle of Moonshine Into Space

A Connecticut distillery plans to launch a 750-milliliter bottle of moonshine 22 miles into space next month. It will be the first time a full-sized bottle of liquor leaves the earth’s atmosphere.

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Neighbors are alarmed after an alligator was found roaming in their area.

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

There's a tortoise on the run in Dallas.

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

It wasn't exactly what they were looking for, but police in New Jersey made a startling discovery Saturday while executing a search warrant: an alligator.

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