News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 07:26 AM CDT

Stephen King Book Tour to Coming to Texas

Stephen King Book Tour to Coming to Texas

Horror writer Stephen King has released dates for his tour to promote his book "Revival."

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 02:56 PM CDT

Fort Hood Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Fort Hood Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Fort Hood officials say a soldier stationed at the Central Texas post has died of injuries suffered in a noncombat-related incident in Afghanistan.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:13 AM CDT

Police: Woman Kidnapped, Tortured Neighbor

Police: Woman Kidnapped, Tortured Neighbor

Corpus Christi police say a woman kidnapped and tortured her neighbor over a missing debit card.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 09:42 PM CDT

Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 07:34 AM CDT

SpaceX Gets 10-Year Tax Exemption for Texas Site

SpaceX Gets 10-Year Tax Exemption for Texas Site

Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing SpaceX to Texas.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 06:13 AM CDT

Man Gets 30 Years for 1990 Murder of Texas Woman

Man Gets 30 Years for 1990 Murder of Texas Woman

Almost a quarter century ago, a 14-month-old boy named Christopher Parmley was found abandoned in a dirty diaper miles from his Texas home.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 01:19 PM CDT

Double-Slaying Suspect High on LSD: Police

Double-Slaying Suspect High on LSD: Police

The son of a Hill Country constable is charged with capital murder for the shooting deaths of two friends.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 09:34 AM CDT

Texas Shopper Captures Purse Snatchers: Police

Texas Shopper Captures Purse Snatchers: Police

Friendswood police have arrested two men who they say tried to steal a 72-year-old woman's purse.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 07:52 PM CDT

2 Electrocuted in West Texas Oilfield

2 Electrocuted in West Texas Oilfield

Two men are dead and one is hospitalized in critical condition after they were electrocuted while moving an oil well pumping jack in West Texas.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 09:13 AM CDT

Father's Claims He Didn't Kill Driver Get a Boost

Father's Claims He Didn't Kill Driver Get a Boost

A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons seemed to be bolstered Wednesday by testimony from prosecution witnesses.

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