News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:46 PM CST

ERCOT Expects Sufficient Electricity Supplies

ERCOT Expects Sufficient Electricity Supplies

The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply for spring and summer.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:43 PM CST

Texarkana Airport Says Money Woes Endangers Regional Status

Texarkana Airport Says Money Woes Endangers Regional Status

The director of the Texarkana Regional Airport says its status as a commercial regional airport could be in danger.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 01:04 PM CST

Death Row Appeal Refused in Preacher Murder

Death Row Appeal Refused in Preacher Murder

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Lubbock man sent to Texas death row for the 1998 robbery and slaying of a 72-year-old retired preacher and maintenance worker.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 02:00 PM CST

Questions Raised About San Marcos Bus Ticket Process

Questions Raised About San Marcos Bus Ticket Process

San Marcos drivers are questioning the ethics of a company that issues tickets to drivers for illegally passing a school bus, and also presides over hearings that decide if those tickets stand.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:09 AM CST

It's Texas Independence Day

It's Texas Independence Day

It was 179 years ago today that Texans signed their Declaration of Independence.

Sunday, Mar 1, 2015 at 07:24 PM CST

Dutch Company to Buy Austin-Based Chipmaker

Dutch Company to Buy Austin-Based Chipmaker

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. says it has agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 10:38 AM CST

DMV Registration Changes in Effect

DMV Registration Changes in Effect

There will be a few changes for drivers registering their vehicles in Texas beginning Sunday March 1.

Sunday, Mar 1, 2015 at 12:20 PM CST

Upping Juvenile Criminal Age to 18 May Be Texas Non-Starter

Upping Juvenile Criminal Age to 18 May Be Texas Non-Starter

Efforts are underway in the Texas Legislature to change a state law that automatically classifies 17-year-olds charged with a crime as adults, but they'll likely be halted by a senator who chairs a committee...

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at 07:51 PM CST

Kansas Rallies Past Texas

Kansas Rallies Past Texas

Rick Barnes was asked what made Kansas forward Perry Ellis so difficult to contain.

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at 07:59 PM CST

Texas Woman Charged in Babysitting Death

Texas Woman Charged in Babysitting Death

A South Texas woman has been charged with the death of a 10-month-old boy

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Fla. Widow Finds WWII Grenade in Husband’s Storage

Fla. Widow Finds WWII Grenade in Husband’s Storage

A widow who was cleaning out her husband's storage found a World War II-era grenade in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Wednesday. A bomb squad was called in and the grenade was secured and safely removed.

Man Can't Sue Applebee's Over Burns He Got Praying Over Fajitas

Man Can't Sue Applebee's Over Burns He Got Praying Over Fajitas

A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a Burlington County Applebee's.

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Children will soon be able to make Girl Scout cookies at home.

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Melanie Nash was one of four accused in the plan to...

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

A 35-year-old man was robbed of his clothing and valuables after he agreed to smoke marijuana with two men in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood early Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said Friday.

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