News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 08:51 PM CST

Obama to Spare 5M From Deportation

Obama to Spare 5M From Deportation

President Barack Obama says the immigration plan he's unveiling Thursday night is a commonsense, middle ground approach. To Republicans who oppose his action, he has a three-word challenge: "Pass a bill."

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 11:17 AM CST

Man Spends Stolen $340K at Strip Clubs

Man Spends Stolen $340K at Strip Clubs

A man has pleaded guilty to stealing $400,000 from a San Antonio company and spending the majority of it at strip clubs.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 04:11 PM CST

FSU Gunman was TX Tech Law School Grad: Officials

FSU Gunman was TX Tech Law School Grad: Officials

Law enforcement officials told The Associated Press the Florida State University alumnus who shot three people at the school's library before being killed by police was a graduate of Texas Tech University's law...

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 09:27 AM CST

Medical Emergency Diverts Dallas to Sydney Flight

Medical Emergency Diverts Dallas to Sydney Flight

A Qantas flight from Dallas to Sydney was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport after a passenger had a medical emergency.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 08:53 AM CST

Former Central Texas Judge Gets 9 Months for Theft

Former Central Texas Judge Gets 9 Months for Theft

An ex-judge already on probation in a mileage reimbursement scam must serve nine months in federal prison for stealing a dead Texan's Social Security benefits.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 at 08:42 AM CST

About 50 Rosenberg Homes Evacuated after Gas Leak

About 50 Rosenberg Homes Evacuated after Gas Leak

Nobody has been hurt in a sewer system natural gas leak that prompted the evacuation of about 50 homes near Houston.

About
Texas is a big, big state. On this page you'll find a list of stories from other parts of Texas, outside of Dallas-Fort Worth.
Weird News
Lost New Mexico Kitten Found 2,300 Miles Away in Maine

Lost New Mexico Kitten Found 2,300 Miles Away in Maine

A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. The female kitten, named Spice, was turned into the Animal Refuge League...

APD Searches for Suspected Glove Thief

APD Searches for Suspected Glove Thief

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing 10 pair of gloves from an Arlington Wal-Mart.

Woman Let Dog Urinate on $2K in Lane Bryant Clothing: Police

Woman Let Dog Urinate on $2K in Lane Bryant Clothing: Police

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly let her dog urinate on dozens of clothes at a New Jersey store, refused to leave when asked and then led officers on a short chase. Police say the woman allegedly let

University Accepts Food Items to Settle Parking Tickets

University Accepts Food Items to Settle Parking Tickets

The University of Delaware is offering people who've gotten parking tickets on campus to get out of paying their fines while helping those in need. Beginning Monday, the university will allow parking citations...

Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay

Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay

The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he accidentally shot it off.

See more Weird News