News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 11:14 AM CDT

Galveston City Council Rejects Beach Construction Moratorium

Galveston City Council Rejects Beach Construction Moratorium

A divided Galveston City Council has refused to impose a moratorium on building projects on the city's beaches.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 05:01 AM CDT

Police: Texas Man Found Dead in Indiana

Police: Texas Man Found Dead in Indiana

Authorities say a body found in northwestern Indiana has been identified as a Texas man who had been missing since January.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 09:55 AM CDT

Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Texas Officer

Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Texas Officer

Officials say a Central Texas police officer has fatally shot a robbery suspect who fled on a motorcycle and then stopped and threatened authorities.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

Tiger Captured Near Houston Sent to Sanctuary

Tiger Captured Near Houston Sent to Sanctuary

A tiger captured after being spotted roaming a residential neighborhood in a Southeast Texas city has been sent to an animal sanctuary.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 02:13 AM CDT

Houston Woman Sentenced for 4-Year-Old Girl's Death

Houston Woman Sentenced for 4-Year-Old Girl's Death

A Houston woman charged in the death her boyfriend's 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 08:37 AM CDT

Pilgrim's Pride Orders Massive Chicken Recall

Pilgrim's Pride Orders Massive Chicken Recall

Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 03:11 PM CDT

Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex With Two Students

Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex With Two Students

An ex-high school teacher in West Texas faces up to 170 years in prison for having sexual contact with two female students.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 03:05 PM CDT

TEA Defends Updated Teacher Evaluations

TEA Defends Updated Teacher Evaluations

The Texas Education Agency has defended an updated appraisal system for teachers that some critics say is not fair to educators.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 12:33 PM CDT

Police: 3 People Dead in Murder-Suicide

Police: 3 People Dead in Murder-Suicide

Police say they are investigating after a man in his 40s shot and killed his parents before killing himself at a home in the West Side of San Antonio.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 08:33 PM CDT

Mother Exploited Adult Disabled Daughter, Kept in Crib

Mother Exploited Adult Disabled Daughter, Kept in Crib

A North Texas mother faces up to 10 years in prison for neglecting her disabled adult daughter and keeping her in a large crib in filthy conditions.

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