News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 07:48 PM CDT

Bees Sting Texas Man About 1,000 Times

Bees Sting Texas Man About 1,000 Times

A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 01:55 PM CDT

Houston Man Charged in Woman's Death, Body Burned

Houston Man Charged in Woman's Death, Body Burned

A Houston man has been charged with killing a 25-year-old woman whose burned body was found in a Pasadena field.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 01:44 PM CDT

Pampa Military Museum Gets Part of Old Nuke Bomb

Pampa Military Museum Gets Part of Old Nuke Bomb

A military museum in the Texas Panhandle has acquired part of an inactive nuclear bomb on hand during the Cold War.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 01:18 PM CDT

Charles Schwab to Add 1,200 Jobs in Texas

Charles Schwab to Add 1,200 Jobs in Texas

Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:50 PM CDT

Mack Brown to Serve as ABC Studio Analyst

Mack Brown to Serve as ABC Studio Analyst

Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 08:45 PM CDT

4 Texas Cops Disciplined After Hazing

4 Texas Cops Disciplined After Hazing

One Houston-area police officer has lost his job and three others were disciplined after a new member of a tactical team was shot with a bean bag round.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 03:06 PM CDT

2 Texas Football Players Charged With Sex Assault

2 Texas Football Players Charged With Sex Assault

A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:55 AM CDT

Woman Claims Bingo Cash Paid for Assault Rifles

Woman Claims Bingo Cash Paid for Assault Rifles

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 03:18 PM CDT

FDA Warns of Compounded Drug Recall by Texas Firm

FDA Warns of Compounded Drug Recall by Texas Firm

The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 03:10 PM CDT

Texas Needs Extra Year for New Teacher Evaluations

Texas Needs Extra Year for New Teacher Evaluations

Texas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that's required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.

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