News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:13 PM CDT

Trooper: 2 Dead, 2 Injured in ETX Crash

Trooper: 2 Dead, 2 Injured in ETX Crash

East Texas authorities say two people have died and two others have been injured after a motorcycle slammed into the back of an SUV.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:34 PM CDT

San Antonio City Council OKs $20.5M Bat Deal

San Antonio City Council OKs $20.5M Bat Deal

The San Antonio City Council has approved a $20.5 million deal to halt development on top of its main water source and help preserve the world's largest bat colony.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:04 PM CDT

Sears Murals Discovered after Decades

Sears Murals Discovered after Decades

While clearing junk out of a San Antonio municipal building, a city worker recently discovered large tubes that contained artwork depicting Texas history.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:25 AM CDT

Texas September Jobless Rate Eases to 5.2 Percent

Texas September Jobless Rate Eases to 5.2 Percent

The Texas unemployment rate declined slightly to 5.2 percent in September as the state's seasonally adjusted civilian labor force topped 13 million for the first time, the Texas Workforce Commission...

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:22 AM CDT

Police Charge Man, Mother in Girlfriend's Death

Police Charge Man, Mother in Girlfriend's Death

Hill County authorities charge a convicted sex offender and his mother in the 2013 death of the man's girlfriend.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:03 AM CDT

Police: Man Set House on Fire, 6 Kids Inside

Police: Man Set House on Fire, 6 Kids Inside

A San Antonio man is charged with arson after police say he choked a woman and lit a house on fire with six children inside.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 07:02 AM CDT

Aryan Brotherhood Member Sentenced for Slaying

Aryan Brotherhood Member Sentenced for Slaying

A member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is sentenced to 14 years in prison for the 2008 slaying of a prospective member who supposedly stole drugs.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 06:32 AM CDT

Man Used Library Computer to Share Child Porn

Man Used Library Computer to Share Child Porn

A Texas sex offender is sentenced Thursday for using a public library computer to share child pornography with others, including an undercover agent.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 05:50 AM CDT

School Bus Driver Faces DUI Charge After Wreck

School Bus Driver Faces DUI Charge After Wreck

A Central Texas school bus driver faces charges of driving under the influence after wrecking a bus with children on board Thursday afternoon, police said.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 05:07 PM CDT

Texas Asks Supreme Court to Preserve Voter ID Law

Texas Asks Supreme Court to Preserve Voter ID Law

Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state's voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.

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Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

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Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city. St. Petersburg police said Friday that they arrested...

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth. The homeowner had the money stored in six or seven red plastic Folgers coffee...

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

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Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Granite City, Illinois, police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number. Delores Gavin said a FedEx delivery man left the snake at her front...

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

An El Paso middle school football player has discovered a human skull while cleaning a pauper cemetery as part of a community service project.

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