News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:54 PM CDT

Old South Texas Bottling Plant May Get New Look

Old South Texas Bottling Plant May Get New Look

When he was 6 years old, Wayne Adickes pressed his nose against the glass window to look into the Cuero Coca-Cola bottling plant.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:12 PM CDT

MyPlates Reaches $25M Texas Goal Early

MyPlates Reaches $25M Texas Goal Early

A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 01:53 PM CDT

Texas Brush Control Program Draws Opposition

Texas Brush Control Program Draws Opposition

A Texas conservation board will next week decide how to distribute millions of dollars from a brush-clearing program that aims to boost water supplies.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:48 AM CDT

Suspect in Body in Trunk Case Caught

Suspect in Body in Trunk Case Caught

A suspect in a San Antonio slaying in which the victim's body was stuffed in the trunk of a car has been captured in Houston.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:46 AM CDT

Texas Police Identity Burned Body Found in Truck

Texas Police Identity Burned Body Found in Truck

South Texas police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a man found dead in a burning truck.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:28 AM CDT

2 S. Texas Officers Shot Serving Warrant

2 S. Texas Officers Shot Serving Warrant

A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during a standoff is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house Tuesday night in which he had barricaded himself, authorities said.

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