News from around the state of Texas

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:09 AM CDT

Bond Denied for Man Charged with Killing Boy, 11

Bond Denied for Man Charged with Killing Boy, 11

Bond is been denied for a man charged with the fatal stabbing of an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 05:14 PM CDT

Volunteers Help Find Sea Turtle Nests On Coast

Volunteers Help Find Sea Turtle Nests On Coast

People on turtle patrol have counted dozens of Kemp's ridley sea turtle nests on Padre Island National Seashore in South Texas.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 04:59 PM CDT

Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration Case

Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration Case

A federal judge in Texas who initially blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action has ordered that Justice Department attorneys attend an ethics course for misleading him about whether...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 04:38 PM CDT

More Toilet-To-Tap In Texas' Water Future

More Toilet-To-Tap In Texas' Water Future

Texas may rely more on treated toilet water and pumping rainwater into aquifers to serve its booming population over the next half-century.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 03:11 PM CDT

Baby's Body Found in Dumpster: Police

Baby's Body Found in Dumpster: Police

Police in Houston are investigating reports of a baby's body found in a dumpster.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 02:55 PM CDT

Device Helps Autistic Teen Communicate

Device Helps Autistic Teen Communicate

After more than fourteen years, an Amarillo family is able to communicate with their son through a device they call "the talker".

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 02:50 PM CDT

FW Big Rig Driver Arrested After Fatal Kansas Crash

FW Big Rig Driver Arrested After Fatal Kansas Crash

A tractor-trailer driver from Texas is charged in Kansas in a fiery Interstate 70 crash that killed the driver of another rig.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 02:06 PM CDT

Advocacy Groups Call for School Policing Task Force

Advocacy Groups Call for School Policing Task Force

Texas groups are calling for Governor Abbott to appoint a task force to address school policing. The Advocacy groups argue school police officers across the state have repeatedly used inappropriate force...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 02:06 PM CDT

Former Texas Junior High Teacher Guilty of Student Sex

Former Texas Junior High Teacher Guilty of Student Sex

A former Central Texas junior high school teacher has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old female student.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 03:06 PM CDT

Toddler Fatally Shot While Jumping on Bed, Step-Dad Charged

Toddler Fatally Shot While Jumping on Bed, Step-Dad Charged

A North Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his 3-year-old stepson while allegedly trying to stop the boy from jumping on a bed.

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Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Could this be the next diet craze? Or is it just crazy? One man in Des Moines, Iowa is trying a 30-day diet only eating gas station food. Frank Beard is experimenting with healthy options at gas stations...

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

An unusual swimmer was found taking an early dip in a South Carolina community pool. Firefighters say they responded to the YMCA of Beaufort to remove a three-foot alligator from the pool. They say they found it

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m. It turns out a 5-foot alligator was outside their front door Friday morning. And so were Tampa

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo. A graduating senior at Ontario High School posted a photo...

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

A West Texas pet store owner has sued Delta Air Lines over the 2014 deaths of 10 sungazer lizards being transported from South Africa.

Hangover-Fighting Ice Cream

Hangover-Fighting Ice Cream

South Koreans, Asia's biggest per capita alcohol consumers, can now soothe themselves after a big night out with hangover-fighting ice cream.

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