News from around the state of 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.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:41 AM CDT

Couple, Son Convicted for Roles in Marijuana Ring

Couple, Son Convicted for Roles in Marijuana Ring

A Central Texas man and his mother are sentenced Wednesday for intent to distribute marijuana. The man's father awaits sentencing for the same charge.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:29 AM CDT

Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:58 AM CDT

Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Houston authorities say they're investigating after a 1-month-old boy was left at a post office Wednesday.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:53 AM CDT

Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

A Texas Panhandle man wanted in a gun theft case faces additional charges after a seven-hour standoff with police.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:44 AM CDT

Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

A Central Texas man who police say fatally injured a disabled woman at an adult day center they attended will be mentally evaluated.

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