News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 01:48 PM CDT

Pro-LGBT Shirt Lands Texas Student In Hot Water

Pro-LGBT Shirt Lands Texas Student In Hot Water

An eighth grade student in Copperas Cove was told to change her pro-LGBT shirt because school officials said it violated the dress code.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:22 AM CDT

Texas Man Dies in Hang Gliding Accident in Florida

Texas Man Dies in Hang Gliding Accident in Florida

Deputies say a Houston-area man has been killed in a hang gliding accident in central Florida.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:06 AM CDT

Texas Man Fatally Struck by Train in Philadelphia

Texas Man Fatally Struck by Train in Philadelphia

Authorities say a San Antonio area man was killed by a train in Philadelphia after falling onto the tracks.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 05:46 PM CDT

Ex-Border County Commissioner, Ex-Judge Confess To Bribery

Ex-Border County Commissioner, Ex-Judge Confess To Bribery

A former county commissioner and a former justice of the peace have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution for bribery in an ongoing probe of public corruption in their corruption-plagued South...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:02 AM CDT

About 500 Attend Funeral of Slain 11-Year-Old Texas Boy

About 500 Attend Funeral of Slain 11-Year-Old Texas Boy

About 500 mourners filled a Houston church to capacity Tuesday for the funeral for an 11-year-old boy who was stabbed to death as he walked home from school.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 06:19 PM CDT

Complaint Alleges Texas Charter Schools Abusing Visa Program

Complaint Alleges Texas Charter Schools Abusing Visa Program

A formal complaint filed with Texas education officials alleges that a charter-school network is abusing a visa program to import large numbers of Turkish teachers and violating state and federal laws by paying...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 07:55 PM CDT

Baylor Won't Respond to Reports That Starr Was Fired

Baylor Won't Respond to Reports That Starr Was Fired

Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 03:51 PM CDT

Airlines Want To Increase Their Fares

Airlines Want To Increase Their Fares

Enjoy lower airfares while you can. Airlines are taking steps to push prices higher by next year.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 01:03 PM CDT

Park Service Identifies Texas Woman Killed In Yellowstone

Park Service Identifies Texas Woman Killed In Yellowstone

The National Park Service has released the name of the Texas woman who died last week in Yellowstone National Park when she was hit by a vehicle.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:51 PM CDT

Texas Voter ID Law Revisited By Appeals Court

Texas Voter ID Law Revisited By Appeals Court

Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges.

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Reporter Spots Slithery Snake Swimming

Reporter Spots Slithery Snake Swimming

NBC 5 reporter, Brian Scott, caught this video on camera: "Just spotted this swimming on Lewisville Lake. Barely got the cam on it in time. Big guy."

Strip Club Wants to Hire New High School Grads

Strip Club Wants to Hire New High School Grads

Miceli's Strip Club in Clare County, Michigan has this on the marquee "Now hiring, Class of 2016."

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Authorities in Key West spent Thursday trying to meet the Flintstones, or at least the owner of an illegally parked car that looks like the modern Stone Age family's. City officials said they found the vintage...

Robot Smartphone Getting Smarter

Robot Smartphone Getting Smarter

Electronics maker Sharp released the world's first robot smartphone Thursday. It will promote it at a cafe in Tokyo for two weeks. Robohon is a smartphone. It can send and receive e-mails and be used to...

Video Shows Hundreds Of Texas Stingrays Migrating

Video Shows Hundreds Of Texas Stingrays Migrating

Most of us have seen video of various types of migrating animals, but one migration is catching the eye of beach goers along the Texas coast. Stingrays! Hundreds of them at the surface and thousands more below!...

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School

How did a big, healthy six-foot-long gator end up near the front doorsteps of a Dallas middle school?

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