News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 01:37 PM CST

North Central Expressway to Close for Building Demolition

North Central Expressway to Close for Building Demolition

A building demolition set for Superbowl Sunday will close North Central Expressway and nearby roads.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 11:56 AM CST

Road Closures in DFW This Weekend

Road Closures in DFW This Weekend

The DFW area can expect several road closures this weekend.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 11:54 AM CST

Carrollton, Garland Police Search for 'Ram Truck Robber'

Carrollton, Garland Police Search for 'Ram Truck Robber'

Police in three cities are looking to find the "Ram Truck Robber," a man behind a series of armed robberies at convenience stores in Dallas, Carrollton and Garland.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM CST

Gunman Shoots Woman at Stop Sign

Gunman Shoots Woman at Stop Sign

Forest Hill police are looking for the gunman who got out of his car at an intersection and opened fire on another driver, sending her to the hospital early Friday morning.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 09:35 AM CST

Dog Shot by Austin Constable

Dog Shot by Austin Constable

Officials say a Travis County constable fatally shot a dog in Austin after it lunged at him.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 09:29 AM CST

George P. Bush Headlines 'School Choice' Rally

George P. Bush Headlines 'School Choice' Rally

New Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is leading a "school choice" rally supporting calls to expand voucher programs and charter schools statewide.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 09:30 AM CST

Nearly 2 Dozen Arrested in West Texas Crime Ring

Nearly 2 Dozen Arrested in West Texas Crime Ring

Nearly two dozen people have been arrested in a crackdown on an alleged drug and guns ring in West Texas.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 09:18 AM CST

Waco Band Teacher Accused of Having Sex With Student

Waco Band Teacher Accused of Having Sex With Student

A Central Texas band teacher is facing criminal charges after authorities say he had a sexual relationship with a female student.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 09:17 AM CST

Texan Gets Nearly 7 Years, Must Repay $4.6M in Ponzi Scam

Texan Gets Nearly 7 Years, Must Repay $4.6M in Ponzi Scam

A North Texas man must serve nearly seven years in federal prison and repay $4.6 million for running an oil and gas Ponzi scheme.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 07:08 AM CST

Galveston Councilman Draws Ire Over Hitler Video Spoof

Galveston Councilman Draws Ire Over Hitler Video Spoof

A former Galveston mayor says he thinks a city councilman's use of a parody video portraying Adolf Hitler was pathetic and offensive.

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