News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 08:25 AM CST

More Texas Troopers Sought to Serve Along Mexican Border

More Texas Troopers Sought to Serve Along Mexican Border

Law enforcement officers in Texas are being recruited to join the Department of Public Safety for duty mainly along the border with Mexico.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 01:42 PM CST

8 Students Accused in Fatal Beating of Emu

8 Students Accused in Fatal Beating of Emu

Some West Texas teenagers have been accused in the beating death of an emu during a party on private property.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 02:00 PM CST

Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Sen. Ted Cruz says voters need to demand presidential hopefuls prove they're conservative and not just take their word.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 02:00 PM CST

Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free speech grounds, arguing that what's "at stake is not just...

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 05:59 PM CST

UT Fraternity Got Prior Party Complaint

UT Fraternity Got Prior Party Complaint

The University of Texas received a complaint about a fraternity's portrayal of Hispanics at a party a year before the same fraternity came under scrutiny for a similar party earlier this month.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 07:27 AM CST

Texas Mother Arrested for Pulling Gun on Student

Texas Mother Arrested for Pulling Gun on Student

A Texas mother has been arrested after police say she pulled a gun on a student.

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