News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 05:53 AM CDT

Woman Sentenced for Role in Teen's Fatal Beating

Woman Sentenced for Role in Teen's Fatal Beating

An Austin woman has pleaded guilty to murder in the beating death of a 16-year-old boy that was the result of a feud between families over money.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 07:26 PM CDT

Man Executed for Killing 3 Members of TX Family

Man Executed for Killing 3 Members of TX Family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago was executed Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 06:10 PM CDT

Paul McCartney Plans June Performance in Lubbock

Paul McCartney Plans June Performance in Lubbock

Lubbock and Texas Tech University officials have announced that Paul McCartney will perform in the West Texas city June 14.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 03:26 PM CDT

Houston Schools Ditch 'Indians,' Other Mascots

Houston Schools Ditch 'Indians,' Other Mascots

Four Houston schools are saying goodbye to the Indians, Redskins, Rebels and Warriors.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 04:40 PM CDT

Burglar Recorded on Houston Baby Monitor

Burglar Recorded on Houston Baby Monitor

A burglary suspect who broke into a Houston home was caught on the video baby monitor set up to view the family's sleeping toddler.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 09:36 AM CDT

Perry's Lawyer in Veto Probe Hired at $450 Per Hour

Perry's Lawyer in Veto Probe Hired at $450 Per Hour

The attorney Gov. Rick Perry hired amid a grand jury investigation into abuse of power allegations has a $450 hourly contract.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 03:56 PM CDT

40 Immigrants With Criminal Records Arrested in East Texas

40 Immigrants With Criminal Records Arrested in East Texas

Federal authorities say a three-day operation has resulted in the arrest of 40 people in East Texas who were in the U.S. illegally.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 04:11 PM CDT

Remains of Woman Found in Trash in Corpus Christi

Remains of Woman Found in Trash in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi police are investigating after the remains of a 41-year-old woman were discovered when a trash truck dumped its contents at a garbage collection business.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 01:16 PM CDT

Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Wendy Davis to Undergo Neck Surgery

Texas state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced she will have "routine" surgery to correct an issue with her neck.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 03:52 PM CDT

Condemned Killer of Three Set to Die Wednesday

Condemned Killer of Three Set to Die Wednesday

Jose Villegas was out on bond for a sexual assault charge 13 years ago when he stabbed his ex-girlfriend, her son and her mother to death.

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Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

An Arlington man was arrested Wednesday in Fort Worth after a bank teller reported that he exposed himself while making a deposit.

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Five New York vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from an out-of-control carriage Monday morning when horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections...

Fat Cats Need New Home

Fat Cats Need New Home

San Antonio animal welfare staff members say a 26-pound tomcat faces a long road to recovery after his rescue from a neglectful home.

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

Man Gets 18 Months for Peeing on Alamo

A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo.

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