News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 11:58 AM CDT

Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes

Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes

Texas prison officials say a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:12 AM CDT

Woman Charged in Death of Infant Daughter

Woman Charged in Death of Infant Daughter

A Houston woman is charged in the death of her 5-month-old daughter, who allegedly was bounced off a bed and onto a floor.

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 at 07:53 PM CDT

Man Charges Officer with Knives, Fatally Shot

Man Charges Officer with Knives, Fatally Shot

Texas authorities say a 29-year-old man who charged an officer with knives in his hands was shot and killed by police.

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 at 03:49 AM CDT

Man Who Inspired Film 'Bernie' Sent Back to Prison

Man Who Inspired Film 'Bernie' Sent Back to Prison

A former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie "Bernie" is going back to prison.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 08:36 PM CDT

Parking Garage Collapse Swallows Tanker Truck

Parking Garage Collapse Swallows Tanker Truck

A tanker truck fell into a hole caused by a parking garage collapse Friday in west Houston.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:26 PM CDT

South Texas Toddler Falls into Septic Tank, Drowns

South Texas Toddler Falls into Septic Tank, Drowns

Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:14 PM CDT

Tiger Seen Wandering Near Houston Captured: Police

Tiger Seen Wandering Near Houston Captured: Police

Police say a tiger that was seen roaming around the city of Conroe in Montgomery County has been captured.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 02:39 PM CDT

Austin Leaders Approve $1.2M for Rape Kit Tests

Austin Leaders Approve $1.2M for Rape Kit Tests

The Austin City Council has approved a nearly $1.2 million contract to have a forensic lab analyze a backlog of about 2,000 rape kits.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:07 PM CDT

Good Samaritan Slain Trying to Help Woman

Good Samaritan Slain Trying to Help Woman

Houston police say a good Samaritan has been fatally shot while trying to protect a woman as her boyfriend allegedly attacked her.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 08:59 AM CDT

Officer Gave Ride to Teen Later Charged in UT Slaying

Officer Gave Ride to Teen Later Charged in UT Slaying

An off-duty Central Texas police officer gave a teenage runaway a ride to Austin about 10 days before a college student was slain and the youth was later charged in the killing.

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