News from around the state of Texas

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 07:38 PM CDT

Fracking to Resume in Denton After New State Law

Fracking to Resume in Denton After New State Law

A North Texas city whose fracking ban prompted lawmakers to limit such local power says a driller has revealed, a day after Gov. Greg Abbott signed those limits into law, that it will frack new wells in...

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 09:31 PM CDT

TX House Passes Biker Safety Bill Days After Shooting

TX House Passes Biker Safety Bill Days After Shooting

Texas lawmakers have approved motorcycle safety legislation that supporters say was going to be discussed at the biker's meeting in Waco where a deadly shootout erupted.

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:08 AM CDT

Suspect in Kidnapping, Death of Texas Clerk Indicted

Suspect in Kidnapping, Death of Texas Clerk Indicted

A Brazos County jury indicts a man accused of beating a College Station store clerk, kidnapping him and driving to Fort Worth in March.

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.

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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

The sight of a stuffed tiger — a very large stuffed tiger — lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it...

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

Authorities in Southern California are searching for a 23-year-old woman who escaped police custody several hours after being arrested. Officials say Kelly Smith was sitting in the booking area of the Ventura...

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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