News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:31 AM CDT

Thief Steals Trailer Holding Band's Equipment

Thief Steals Trailer Holding Band's Equipment

A trailer containing $30,000 worth of music equipment has been stolen from a St. Louis-based band following a performance in Austin.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:20 AM CDT

7-Year-Old Wounded in Mexico Firefight Dies

7-Year-Old Wounded in Mexico Firefight Dies

Authorities in a northern Mexican state bordering Texas say a 7-year-old boy shot this week by a suspected criminal gang has died.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 04:51 PM CDT

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 09:43 AM CDT

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 11-Month-Old

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 11-Month-Old

A man accused of killing an 11-month-old girl in Cedar Park has agreed to a plea deal that would see him spend 30 years in prison.

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 09:30 AM CDT

Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say he created fake online ads saying two ex-girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 02:25 PM CDT

Whole Foods Apologizes for Pricing Problems

Whole Foods Apologizes for Pricing Problems

Whole Foods Market is apologizing to its shoppers for incorrect pricing.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 02:34 PM CDT

Corpus Food Bank Launches Aquaponics Operation

Corpus Food Bank Launches Aquaponics Operation

A new aquatic effort on property owned by the Food Bank of Corpus Christi could mean a boost to the local economy and fish for hungry people.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM CDT

4th Suspect Held in Double Slaying

4th Suspect Held in Double Slaying

A fourth suspect has been arrested in the beating deaths of two people at a San Antonio apartment in an alleged dispute over dating and drugs.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 09:45 AM CDT

Man Charged in Robberies, Assaults at Houston Apartments

Man Charged in Robberies, Assaults at Houston Apartments

Police say DNA evidence has led to charges against a man suspected of attacks at eight Houston apartment complexes since April.

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 09:47 AM CDT

Toddler Run Over by Big Rig in South Texas

Toddler Run Over by Big Rig in South Texas

Investigators say a toddler has died after being run over by an 18-wheeler in the parking lot of a truck stop near San Antonio.

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NY Woman Uses Twin's ID to Spend $12K

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State police allege a 28-year-old Long Island woman used her twin sister's Social Security number to open several credit cards and charged more than $12,000 on them.

Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

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What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

A South Texas farmer has died after being stung by hundreds of bees while using a tractor on a field near Rio Hondo.

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

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If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.

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