News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:48 AM CDT

Feds Arrest 21 Aryan Brotherhood Members

Feds Arrest 21 Aryan Brotherhood Members

Authorities say they arrested 21 members of the Aryan Brotherhood near Waco in an alleged conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:40 AM CDT

Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 02:04 PM CDT

SXSW Brings $315M Economic Impact in Austin

SXSW Brings $315M Economic Impact in Austin

A new study shows a $315 million impact to the Austin economy during this year's South by Southwest festival.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:26 AM CDT

Marshal: Man Dies in Police Shootout Near Houston

Marshal: Man Dies in Police Shootout Near Houston

A federal agent says officers have fatally shot a murder suspect and captured another after a shootout near Houston.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:12 PM CDT

FBI: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman on Flight

FBI: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman on Flight

Federal authorities arrest a Japanese man who admitted to touching a woman's breast and taking a picture up her skirt on an international flight to Houston.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 06:00 PM CDT

Livestrong Takes Hit After Armstrong Confession

Livestrong Takes Hit After Armstrong Confession

The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting...

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 02:16 PM CDT

Texas Man Killed in Oklahoma Oil Rig Accident

Texas Man Killed in Oklahoma Oil Rig Accident

Johnston County authorities say a Texas man was killed in an oil rig accident in southern Oklahoma.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:52 PM CDT

Abbott Again Questions Davis' Book Tour During Race

Abbott Again Questions Davis' Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis is again disputing ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over her new memoir she is promoting in the middle of the Texas governor's race.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:48 PM CDT

AAA Survey Finds Gas Prices Hold Steady in Texas

AAA Survey Finds Gas Prices Hold Steady in Texas

Retail gasoline prices across Texas held steady this week at $3.23 per gallon.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 11:59 AM CDT

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

The Gulf of Mexico will be getting another artificial reef as a retired Japanese-built freighter makes its way to a site off Texas.

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Burger King Japan's Kuro Burger Has Black Buns, Cheese

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Pumpkin Chunkin Contest Gets New Home

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World's Tallest Dog Dies in Michigan

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