News from around the state of Texas

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 09:40 AM CDT

High School Students Face Charges After Food Fight

High School Students Face Charges After Food Fight

Authorities say 10 San Antonio high school students could be charged after a food fight Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 04:44 PM CDT

TX Lawmakers Approve Fertilizer Safety Bill

TX Lawmakers Approve Fertilizer Safety Bill

Texas lawmakers have sent to Gov. Greg Abbott a bill meant to strengthen regulations for storing the chemical fertilizer that caused a fatal explosion in West in 2013.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 04:24 PM CDT

Neighbor Restaurant Sues Twin Peaks After Shooting

Neighbor Restaurant Sues Twin Peaks After Shooting

A Texas restaurant that was the scene of a motorcycle club conference that ended in gunfire is being sued by a restaurant next door.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 04:28 PM CDT

Slain Purple Heart Biker Not an Outlaw: Family

Slain Purple Heart Biker Not an Outlaw: Family

Military records show one of the nine bikers killed outside a Texas restaurant was a Purple Heart recipient who served in Vietnam.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 03:27 PM CDT

TX Will Comply with Fed. Prison Rape Act: Gov. Abbott

TX Will Comply with Fed. Prison Rape Act: Gov. Abbott

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has told federal officials that Texas will now comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act after his predecessor spent years fighting the requirement.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 03:13 PM CDT

Houston Zoo Opening New $28 Million Home for Gorillas

Houston Zoo Opening New $28 Million Home for Gorillas

Houston Zoo will hold the grand opening of its Gorilla at the Houston Zoo exhibit on Friday, May 22.

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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

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NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

Four men are under arrest after police recovered a stolen trailer loaded with pasta products in Linden.

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

A losing ticket brought a huge win in a Texas Lottery second-chance drawing in McKinney

"Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail

"Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail

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PETA Posts Alleged Student Video of Dancing Dead Cats

PETA Posts Alleged Student Video of Dancing Dead Cats

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Stripper Seeks Protective Order Against TX Sen.

Stripper Seeks Protective Order Against TX Sen.

An apparent stripper in Oklahoma has filed for a protective order against a Texas Republican state senator who likened what he called America's "spiritual battle" to the Holocaust.

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