News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 08:32 AM CDT

Officials: Pre-K Student Brought Loaded Gun to School

Officials: Pre-K Student Brought Loaded Gun to School

South Texas school officials say a teacher confiscated a loaded gun from a 4-year-old pre-kindergarten student Thursday.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 07:03 AM CDT

Police: Man Attacked His Dog With Hammer

Police: Man Attacked His Dog With Hammer

Brownwood police say a pit bull is recovering after his owner tried to kill him with a hammer Tuesday.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 09:08 PM CDT

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Houston police say they charged a registered sex offender with raping 14-year-old and 2-year old girls and infecting them with multiple sexually transmitted diseases.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 10:47 PM CDT

High School Football Scores: Oct. 23-25

High School Football Scores: Oct. 23-25

Here are the sorted high school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 23-25, 2014.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 02:42 PM CDT

El Nino Still a No-Show in Texas, But in Forecast

El Nino Still a No-Show in Texas, But in Forecast

El Nino is proving to be finicky in Texas.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 02:21 PM CDT

Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to fall below the mark of $3 per gallon, AAA Texas says.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:17 AM CDT

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:02 AM CDT

MMA Fighter Convicted of Murder, Sentenced

MMA Fighter Convicted of Murder, Sentenced

A mixed martial arts fighter in Southeast Texas has been sentenced to prison for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man on a bicycle.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 08:41 AM CDT

3 Shot by BB Gun on School Bus, 2 Boys Not Charged

3 Shot by BB Gun on School Bus, 2 Boys Not Charged

Authorities say two boys will not be charged after three people were shot by a BB gun aboard a Central Texas school bus Monday.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 08:23 AM CDT

Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

Authorities say they found a Texas man dead Wednesday after an apparent accidental shooting while hunting in Arkansas.

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