News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 04:50 PM CDT

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Labor Day is also the first day of dove hunting season in Texas.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 06:11 PM CDT

More Rigorous STAAR Standards Delayed to 2021

More Rigorous STAAR Standards Delayed to 2021

The rollout of more rigorous standards in Texas schools has been postponed.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 03:36 PM CDT

Austin Airport to Feature New Art Project

Austin Airport to Feature New Art Project

A $1.66 million art project consisting of several hundred geometric sculptures along a walkway will open at the Austin airport in fall 2015.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 08:41 PM CDT

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police Department is banning officers from having visible tattoos.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 02:16 PM CDT

6 State-Supported Living Centers May Close

6 State-Supported Living Centers May Close

A state advisory committee is recommending Texas shut down six of its 13 residential facilities for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 09:52 AM CDT

Man Dies in Fall from Austin Mountain

Man Dies in Fall from Austin Mountain

Austin-Travis County officials say a man died after falling off a cliff on Austin's Mount Bonnell.

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27 Large Marijuana Plants Found Near Walmart

27 Large Marijuana Plants Found Near Walmart

Police in St. Albans, Vermont, found 27 large, mature marijuana plants in a field just south of the Walmart store on Swanton Road.

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police Department is banning officers from having visible tattoos.

Utah Suspect Swallows Stolen Ring: Police

Utah Suspect Swallows Stolen Ring: Police

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

Armored Truck Accident Sends Money Flying

Armored Truck Accident Sends Money Flying

An armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Valletta Jr. told the The Providence Journal that the Garda truck was driving on...

Slice of Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Auctioned for $1,375

Slice of Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Auctioned for $1,375

A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. The cake, still in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold online Thursday...

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