News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:22 PM CST

Meteorologist Shot Several Times Outside TV Station

Meteorologist Shot Several Times Outside TV Station

The search continues for the gunman who shot a Waco-area television meteorologist following an altercation in the station's parking lot Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 11:18 AM CST

Texas Woman Free on Bond in Foster Child Death Case

Texas Woman Free on Bond in Foster Child Death Case

A Corpus Christi woman accused of poisoning her foster child with salt in 2007 is free on bond after a Texas appeals court overturned her conviction.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 09:37 PM CST

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is marking the first night of Hanukkah by likening the Jewish Festival of Lights to the Boston Tea Party.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM CST

8.1M Texans Expected to Travel for Holidays

8.1M Texans Expected to Travel for Holidays

More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 12:58 PM CST

Real Estate Heir Acknowledges Urinating at Store

Real Estate Heir Acknowledges Urinating at Store

New York real estate heir Robert Durst has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for exposing himself and urinating on candy at a Houston drug store.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:57 AM CST

Dogs Investigated in Woman's Mysterious Death

Dogs Investigated in Woman's Mysterious Death

Police in South Texas are working to determine if a woman found dead in her backyard was killed by her foster dogs or if she died of natural causes.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 09:32 AM CST

Texas Prison Escapee Recaptured

Texas Prison Escapee Recaptured

An ex-CEO of some Oklahoma energy companies has been caught after escaping from a minimum security federal prison in Central Texas.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:21 AM CST

Colorado Man Gets Prison in Texas Prostitution Case

Colorado Man Gets Prison in Texas Prostitution Case

A Colorado man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison in a prostitution and online case linked to Texas and Wyoming.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:04 AM CST

Texas Officer Kills Man Holding Spoon: Police

Texas Officer Kills Man Holding Spoon: Police

The Texas Rangers are investigating a police shooting after an officer killed a burglary suspect who was holding a spoon.

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:01 PM CST

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Deaths of Officer, Woman

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Deaths of Officer, Woman

A Midland police officer and a woman are dead after what investigators suspect was a murder-suicide.

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