News from around the state of Texas

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 10:49 AM CDT

Thousands Attend Anti-Pipeline Concert in Nebraska

Thousands Attend Anti-Pipeline Concert in Nebraska

Roughly 8,000 people filled a northeast Nebraska farm Saturday to hear Willie Nelson and Neil Young perform at a concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 10:23 AM CDT

1 Killed, 1 Hurt in Crash of Homebuilt Texas Plane

1 Killed, 1 Hurt in Crash of Homebuilt Texas Plane

One person has been killed and a second injured when a homebuilt, single-engine plane crashed at a private airfield in Southeast Texas.

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 at 01:04 PM CDT

Yorkie Found in Indiana Returns Home to Texas

Yorkie Found in Indiana Returns Home to Texas

Yorkie found in Indiana returns home to Texas after six year journey.

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 at 01:38 PM CDT

West Texas Woman Accused of Strangling Husband With Apron

West Texas Woman Accused of Strangling Husband With Apron

Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 08:53 PM CDT

Abbott, Davis Dish on Schools with Texas Educators

Abbott, Davis Dish on Schools with Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis presented starkly different views of the state of Texas schools during speeches Friday at the joint convention of the Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 07:46 PM CDT

Texas Supreme Court to Get School Finance Appeal

Texas Supreme Court to Get School Finance Appeal

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office formally notified the Texas Supreme Court that it's appealing a ruling that the state's school finance system is unconstitutional.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 03:43 PM CDT

Marine Charged in NC Death of Fellow Gate Sentinel

Marine Charged in NC Death of Fellow Gate Sentinel

A Marine Corps corporal faces negligent homicide and other charges in connection with April's fatal shooting of a fellow guard on duty at a North Carolina base.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 06:50 PM CDT

Jones Attorneys Argue Assault Claim Filed Too Late

Jones Attorneys Argue Assault Claim Filed Too Late

Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones argued Friday that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault should be dismissed because an Oklahoma woman waited too long to file it.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 02:05 PM CDT

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Abbott, Davis to Address Texas Educators

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis are going back to school by addressing the joint convention of the Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association of School Administrators

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 04:47 PM CDT

Judge Excuses Indicted Perry from Next Court Date

Judge Excuses Indicted Perry from Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican's request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

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Police: Woman Says Brother Claimed He Exhumed Father

Police: Woman Says Brother Claimed He Exhumed Father

Dallas police say they found a casket at the home of a woman who called 911 to report that her brother said he exhumed their father Tuesday.

Big Smile in Denver Bank Robbery Suspect Mug Shot

Big Smile in Denver Bank Robbery Suspect Mug Shot

The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin.

Belfast Locals Confuse EU Flag for ISIS Flag

Belfast Locals Confuse EU Flag for ISIS Flag

It's often said the European Union has an image problem. In Belfast, it seems, the EU flag can be mistaken for an emblem of terror. Northern Ireland police say they were called Sunday to golfer Rory...

Man Who Raised $55K for Potato Salad Throws Party

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An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised "peace, love and potato salad," The Associated...

Deer Takes Swim in a Los Angeles Pool

Deer Takes Swim in a Los Angeles Pool

A Los Angeles homeowner found a deer taking a dip in their pool on Saturday and caught the swim on camera. It appeared the deer accidentally fell into the pool after getting trapped in the pool cover,...

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