News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:38 AM CDT

Bicyclist Killed in Crash With Police Car

Bicyclist Killed in Crash With Police Car

Houston police say a bicyclist has been killed after being struck by a patrol car.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:23 AM CDT

Searchers Find Body of Missing Girl, 5

Searchers Find Body of Missing Girl, 5

The body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in the water near the boardwalk in Kemah.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:36 AM CDT

Woman Indicted After Girls Found in Filthy Home With 56 Dogs

Woman Indicted After Girls Found in Filthy Home With 56 Dogs

A Central Texas woman faces child endangerment charges after authorities discovered her two daughters living in a filthy home with 56 dogs.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:18 AM CDT

Alarm at Bush Sr.'s Home Broken 13 Months: Report

Alarm at Bush Sr.'s Home Broken 13 Months: Report

The alarm at former President George H.W. Bush's Texas home was broken for at least 13 months before the Secret Service fixed it, according to a report released Thursday by the Homeland Security Department's...

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 09:20 PM CDT

'San Antonio 4' Testify

'San Antonio 4' Testify

Three women who are part of the so-called San Antonio 4 have testified that they're innocent of sexually assaulting two young girls in 1994.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 08:28 PM CDT

Jordanian Immigrant Family Charged in Activist's Death

Jordanian Immigrant Family Charged in Activist's Death

Three members of a Jordanian immigrant family have been charged in Texas with killing a female Iranian activist authorities say persuaded a family member to leave home and marry a Christian man.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 06:26 PM CDT

Texas Man Charged for Firing Gun inside Bar

Texas Man Charged for Firing Gun inside Bar

A Texas man has been charged after he fired his handgun twice during an argument with other men outside a western North Dakota bar.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 04:30 PM CDT

TX Legislators OK Benefit Cuts for Veterans' Children

TX Legislators OK Benefit Cuts for Veterans' Children

Texas veterans and their children would see their higher education benefits sliced significantly under a plan heading to the Senate floor.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 03:16 PM CDT

Red Light Cameras Could be Finished in Texas

Red Light Cameras Could be Finished in Texas

Texas could put red light cameras in the rearview mirror under a bill that has cleared the Texas Senate.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 02:59 PM CDT

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

A Houston-area high school says it will no longer ask girls to submit a photo of them wearing their prom dress before the night of the dance.

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Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

A Washington teen who was suspended after he strapped a fake bomb to himself in a stunt to ask a date to prom says his school's administration overreacted because he is Middle Eastern. “It was really unfair, and

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

HS Drops Policy to Approve Prom Dresses

A Houston-area high school says it will no longer ask girls to submit a photo of them wearing their prom dress before the night of the dance.

Distillery to Launch Bottle of Moonshine Into Space

Distillery to Launch Bottle of Moonshine Into Space

A Connecticut distillery plans to launch a 750-milliliter bottle of moonshine 22 miles into space next month. It will be the first time a full-sized bottle of liquor leaves the earth’s atmosphere.

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Neighbors are alarmed after an alligator was found roaming in their area.

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

There's a tortoise on the run in Dallas.

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

It wasn't exactly what they were looking for, but police in New Jersey made a startling discovery Saturday while executing a search warrant: an alligator.

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