News from around the state of Texas

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:23 PM CDT

Texas Pastor Resigns After Prostitution Arrest

Texas Pastor Resigns After Prostitution Arrest

Officials say a pastor at a Texas Panhandle church has resigned after being arrested on a prostitution charge.

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 10:32 AM CDT

AP Top 10 HS Football -- How They Fared Oct. 23-25

AP Top 10 HS Football -- How They Fared Oct. 23-25

Results for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Oct. 23-25, 2014.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 05:31 PM CDT

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Now Set for Nov. 6

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Now Set for Nov. 6

A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 04:20 PM CDT

Dallas-Based Company Halts Sales of Highway Guardrails

Dallas-Based Company Halts Sales of Highway Guardrails

A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 04:13 PM CDT

Report: CPS Didn't Follow Protocols in Death of TX Girl

Report: CPS Didn't Follow Protocols in Death of TX Girl

The Texas inspector general has found that four Child Protective Services workers failed to follow protocols in the case of an 8-year-old girl who died under their watch.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 04:09 PM CDT

Toddler Dies After Gunfire at Central Texas Home

Toddler Dies After Gunfire at Central Texas Home

A toddler has become the third person to die following gunfire at a Central Texas home blamed on the child's father.

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Thief Poses as DA to Steal Beer, Pizza: Police

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Cappuccino-Flavored Potato Chips Rejected

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