News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 07:15 PM CDT

Texas Leads Multistate Suit Against EPA

Texas Leads Multistate Suit Against EPA

Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers in Houston federal court over a rule that they say strips them of jurisdiction over water.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:46 PM CDT

3 Million Texans Predicted to Travel July 4

3 Million Texans Predicted to Travel July 4

A travel group predicts 3.1 million Texans will hit the road over the July Fourth holiday period.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 05:34 PM CDT

Texas Boy, Father Bit By Alligator

Texas Boy, Father Bit By Alligator

A man and his teenage son have survived an alligator attack at Cedar Hill Park outside Houston.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:18 AM CDT

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:24 AM CDT

Supreme Court to Re-Hear UT Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court to Re-Hear UT Affirmative Action Case

The Supreme Court said Monday it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that presages tighter limits on affirmative action in higher education.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:09 AM CDT

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

The town of Bikinis, Texas is no more. The privately owned 1.6-acre town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith.

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Weird News
Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

A South Texas farmer has died after being stung by hundreds of bees while using a tractor on a field near Rio Hondo.

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.

Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

The town of Bikinis, Texas is no more. The privately owned 1.6-acre town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith.

Bear Scares 'Living Daylights' Out of Pa. Partygoers

Bear Scares 'Living Daylights' Out of Pa. Partygoers

A Pennsylvania college party got a little wild when a black bear showed up. The black bear, weighing between 300 and 400 pounds, crashed the party early Saturday near the campus of Lehigh University. Emergency...

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