News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM CDT

Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Davis Spar in Final Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat Wendy Davis had one last debate with Republican Greg Abbott to try to narrow the gap in the Texas governor's race.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:14 AM CDT

Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

Patrick, Van de Putte Go on Attack in Lt. Gov. Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor tore into one another Monday night during their only scheduled debate.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:55 AM CDT

Texan Who Faked Military Past Guilty in Guns Case

Texan Who Faked Military Past Guilty in Guns Case

A Texas convicted felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to acclaimed retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell faces up to 10 years in prison for having guns.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 07:31 AM CDT

Texas Teen Pleads Guilty to Shooting Classmate

Texas Teen Pleads Guilty to Shooting Classmate

A Texas teenager who says he accidentally shot and killed a fellow high school football player has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 06:55 AM CDT

Constable: Houston-Area Storage Units Robbed

Constable: Houston-Area Storage Units Robbed

Authorities are searching for thieves who broke into 87 storage units in the Houston area, stole some items and left behind damaged property.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:18 AM CDT

Deputy: Texas Man Cut Father-in-Law With Machete

Deputy: Texas Man Cut Father-in-Law With Machete

Authorities in southeast Texas say a man and his father-in-law have been arrested after a domestic dispute that involved a machete attack and shooting.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 03:27 PM CDT

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Stranded Boaters off Texas

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Stranded Boaters off Texas

Three people who reported being stranded and disoriented in their disabled boat off the Texas coast this weekend later turned up on land in a rescue that spanned two days.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:37 PM CDT

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

Utility crews have finished a second 345-kilovolt transmission line between the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma to provide more export capacity for wind-generated power.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:30 PM CDT

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor are squaring off in their only scheduled debate.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 03:08 PM CDT

Jury Sentences Woman to 10 Years in Poisoning Case

Jury Sentences Woman to 10 Years in Poisoning Case

A jury sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover.

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Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

Supermarket Worker Allegedly Hid $1K in Meat in Pants

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Police: Woman Says Brother Claimed He Exhumed Father

Police: Woman Says Brother Claimed He Exhumed Father

Dallas police say they found a casket at the home of a woman who called 911 to report that her brother said he exhumed their father Tuesday.

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