News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 05:07 PM CDT

Book Deal Boosts Cruz's Net Worth

Book Deal Boosts Cruz's Net Worth

A new financial disclosure from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz estimates the Republican presidential candidate is worth between $2 million and $4.5 million, aided by an advance of roughly $319,000 for his best-selling...

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 07:47 PM CDT

Craig James Files Lawsuit Against Fox Sports

Craig James Files Lawsuit Against Fox Sports

Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during...

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 05:01 PM CDT

Medical Software Company Hacked, 3.9 Million Affected

Medical Software Company Hacked, 3.9 Million Affected

The private information of nearly 4 million people, including patients of Texas-based Concentra, was exposed when a medical software company was hacked.

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 01:21 PM CDT

Univ. of Alabama Student Killed in TX Fireworks Blast

Univ. of Alabama Student Killed in TX Fireworks Blast

The University of Alabama is mourning the loss of a student who was working as a stage manager at a Texas amphitheater when she was killed in an explosion.

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 04:07 PM CDT

Texas Tourist Took Loaded Guns to 9/11 Memorial: Police

Texas Tourist Took Loaded Guns to 9/11 Memorial: Police

A tourist from Texas was arrested over the weekend on charges she was packing two loaded handguns at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, authorities said Monday.

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 12:50 PM CDT

Minors in College Station May Be Linked to Break-ins

Minors in College Station May Be Linked to Break-ins

Police believe three juveniles arrested over the weekend in College Station may be responsible for at least 17 car break-ins where electronics and other valuables have been stolen.

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Flying Upside Down Over Illinois, Skydivers Break Record

Flying Upside Down Over Illinois, Skydivers Break Record

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down have built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation on July 31, 2015 over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.

Texas Bar Called Hemingway's Can't Use Author's Name

Texas Bar Called Hemingway's Can't Use Author's Name

The owner of a year-old Galveston Seawall beach bar called Hemingway's has to come up with a new name for his place after attorneys for the holders of the Ernest Hemingway trademark demanded a licensing fee...

Man Throws Chain Saws at Deputy During Chase

Man Throws Chain Saws at Deputy During Chase

Police in Lufkin say an East Texas man is in custody after he was involved in an hour-long chase that involved eight law enforcement agencies, covered three counties and included chain saws being tossed at...

Raccoons Invade Garland Home

Raccoons Invade Garland Home

A total of six raccoons were captured on a nightvision camera stealing catnip from inside a Garland home. They're cute and frightening at the same time! Thanks to NBC 5 viewer Pat Stone who sent us this...

Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

In-n-Out Burger has been sued by a man who alleges he found meth in his drink, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles. Two capsules allegedly found at the bottom of the cup later tested positive for meth.

Wandering Turkey at University of Michigan

Wandering Turkey at University of Michigan

A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan. The Ann Arbor News reports that a turkey has captured the attention of university students and staff as it roams wooded areas, chases...

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