News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM CDT

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police: UT Student Flew Drone Over Stadium

Police say they arrested a UT student after he flew a drone over Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium during the game Saturday night.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 07:53 AM CDT

2 Teens Injured in Carnival Ride Fall

2 Teens Injured in Carnival Ride Fall

Two teens are sent to a hospital after falling off a carnival ride at a church festival in El Paso Sunday night.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:39 AM CDT

2010 Raid Underscores Deeper Demographic Questions

2010 Raid Underscores Deeper Demographic Questions

Aides to gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott say a previously unreported raid was part of an effort to preserve the integrity of Texas elections.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:33 AM CDT

Soccer Trainer Charged in Texas Slaying Cold Case

Soccer Trainer Charged in Texas Slaying Cold Case

Police have charged a Texas youth soccer trainer in connection with a 19-year-old homicide case.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 02:09 PM CDT

Siblings Shot While Mother Tried to Drive Away

Siblings Shot While Mother Tried to Drive Away

Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 10:20 AM CDT

5 Things to Know About the Texas Elections

5 Things to Know About the Texas Elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot. Here are five things to watch.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 10:42 AM CDT

Weekend Sorted High School Football Scores: Aug. 29-30

Weekend Sorted High School Football Scores: Aug. 29-30

Here are the sorted high school football scores from Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29-30, 2014.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 09:58 AM CDT

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in...

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM CDT

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM CDT

Federal Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law

Federal Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy.

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27 Large Marijuana Plants Found Near Walmart

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San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police Department is banning officers from having visible tattoos.

Utah Suspect Swallows Stolen Ring: Police

Utah Suspect Swallows Stolen Ring: Police

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

Armored Truck Accident Sends Money Flying

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Slice of Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Auctioned for $1,375

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