News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 01:30 PM CDT

Perry, Cruz, Bush Hitting Same Election Night Bash

Perry, Cruz, Bush Hitting Same Election Night Bash

Three possible Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls all plan to be at the same election night party in Texas next week.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 12:41 PM CDT

Man Faces Charges in 2 South Texas Slayings

Man Faces Charges in 2 South Texas Slayings

A man charged last week in South Texas with capital murder in the December 2012 fatal shooting of a man in Mission was arraigned this week on capital murder charges in a shooting at a family gathering a...

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 07:01 AM CDT

McAllen Woman Gets 10 Years in Father's Death

McAllen Woman Gets 10 Years in Father's Death

A McAllen woman found guilty of manslaughter in the beating death of her father during an altercation last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 06:57 AM CDT

Repairs Begin on Vandalized Headstones in Texas

Repairs Begin on Vandalized Headstones in Texas

Work has started to repair nearly 90 headstones damaged by vandals at an East Texas cemetery.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 06:41 AM CDT

Man Found Guilty in 1980 Slaying

Man Found Guilty in 1980 Slaying

A man has been found guilty of capital murder in the 1980 death of a 73-year-old Williamson County woman.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 06:30 AM CDT

US Ag Secy: New Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Program

US Ag Secy: New Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Program

A new $40 million partnership will money for conservation projects to landowners in states affected by BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 06:30 AM CDT

Texas Man Seeks to Withdraw Plea in Child Sex Case

Texas Man Seeks to Withdraw Plea in Child Sex Case

A Texas man who pleaded guilty to transporting an underage girl to Indiana for sex wants to withdraw the plea.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:38 AM CDT

Houston-Area School District Suspends Officer

Houston-Area School District Suspends Officer

A Houston-area school district has suspended a police officer who told a woman he would release her if she let him lick and smell her feet.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 05:32 AM CDT

Sheriff: Texas Officer Dies in Accidental Shooting

Sheriff: Texas Officer Dies in Accidental Shooting

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty officer has died after accidentally shooting himself in the groin at an area gun range.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 05:25 AM CDT

Trooper: Texas Motorcyclist Dies in Police Chase

Trooper: Texas Motorcyclist Dies in Police Chase

Troopers say a West Texas motorcyclist has died after crashing during a police chase.

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"Teletubby" Breaks Into Home, Steals Leftover Chinese Food: Police

"Teletubby" Breaks Into Home, Steals Leftover Chinese Food: Police

A Lehigh University student, dressed as the Laa-Laa character from the "Teletubbies" children's series, is facing charges after breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home and stealing leftover food.

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, The Associated Press reported. Officers told 21-year-old Justin...

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

A Clinton man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday. Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, on charges including criminal trespass. Sullivan was still in

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a Los Angeles area department store Friday night, police said. Josephine Crook, 49, was arrested at a Kohl’s department store and is suspected of...

America's First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland

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America’s first cat café opened its doors Saturday in Oakland, California. At the Cat Town Café, people can buy a latte and an hour of playtime with adoptable felines. The owners hope this new business will help...

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