News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:49 AM CDT

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:53 AM CDT

Customs Finds $482K Hidden in Car at Laredo Crossing

Customs Finds $482K Hidden in Car at Laredo Crossing

Agents at the South Texas border have seized nearly $482,000 hidden in a vehicle attempting to enter Mexico.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:21 PM CDT

State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

The Texas State Auditor's Office says the GLO has made mistakes in handling nearly $6 million in contracts.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:02 PM CDT

Planned Parenthood Skips 'Political' Texas Senate Hearing

Planned Parenthood Skips 'Political' Texas Senate Hearing

Planned Parenthood officials are not testifying before Texas lawmakers about covertly recorded videos that target the abortion provider, calling the emergency hearing "political gamesmanship."

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:58 AM CDT

Deer Euthanized to Test for Neurological Disease

Deer Euthanized to Test for Neurological Disease

State officials have euthanized 34 deer at a Medina County breeding ranch, where a buck tested positive for chronic wasting disease last month.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:25 AM CDT

Future Unsure for Troubled N.M. Green Chile Production

Future Unsure for Troubled N.M. Green Chile Production

Labor shortages, shrinking acreage, drought and foreign competition hurt production of green chiles in New Mexico, leaving farmers looking for solutions.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 05:05 PM CDT

Border Officer Charged with Smuggling Immigrants

Border Officer Charged with Smuggling Immigrants

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has been charged with smuggling four Mexican nationals into the United States.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 01:27 PM CDT

U.S. Flag Mural Repainted at TX School After Dispute

U.S. Flag Mural Repainted at TX School After Dispute

A U.S. flag mural on a new West Texas school resolves a dispute over whether the building should blend in with the desert.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 05:38 PM CDT

Collin Co. Grand Jury Hears AG Ken Paxton Case

Collin Co. Grand Jury Hears AG Ken Paxton Case

A grand jury in Collin County on Tuesday was hearing evidence in the case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 07:32 PM CDT

Jail Releases New Sandra Bland Video

Jail Releases New Sandra Bland Video

Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of video footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving there.

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Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

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Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

Former 41-Pound Fat Cat in Texas Slims Down to 19 Pounds

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