News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 03:07 PM CDT

Texas School Funding Again Declared Unconstitutional

Texas School Funding Again Declared Unconstitutional

A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails...

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 02:00 PM CDT

Guns Found at Galveston Jail Facility

Guns Found at Galveston Jail Facility

The Galveston County sheriff's office says they discovered two unloaded handguns on top of an 18-foot-tall shed at a facility used for an inmate work program.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 01:55 PM CDT

Retail Gasoline Prices Drop 2 Cents Across Texas

Retail Gasoline Prices Drop 2 Cents Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices across the state continue to drop as millions of Texans prepare to hit the road for the long Labor Day weekend.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:01 PM CDT

Texas Abuzz Over Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Texas Abuzz Over Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Two Texans, one White House. Is the 2016 Republican campaign trail big enough?

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 11:13 AM CDT

Former Officer Indicted in Police Chief Slaying

Former Officer Indicted in Police Chief Slaying

A 57-year-old former police officer was indicted in the fatal shooting of a police chief in the small Central Texas town of Little River-Academy.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:34 AM CDT

Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store

Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store

Austin police say they're looking into who donated a human skull to a thrift store.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 07:02 AM CDT

Stolen Minivan, 5 Children, Suspect Found

Stolen Minivan, 5 Children, Suspect Found

A police search has found a daycare center minivan containing five young children and a suspect after the vehicle was reported stolen.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 02:39 PM CDT

Dad Acquitted in Slaying of Driver Who Killed Sons

Dad Acquitted in Slaying of Driver Who Killed Sons

A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an crash that killed the man's two sons.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:46 PM CDT

Report: School Bus That Crashed Was Not Registered

Report: School Bus That Crashed Was Not Registered

The Houston company that owns a school bus that crashed Tuesday was not authorized by the state to be on the road.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:17 AM CDT

Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

A Texas teenager is sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted in a 2012 wreck that killed nine immigrants.

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