News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 09:25 AM CDT

Man Fatally Stunned After Charging Police

Man Fatally Stunned After Charging Police

Authorities say a man who kicked in his door and assaulted a woman is dead after being stunned by a police officer.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 06:36 AM CDT

Couple Charged With Kidnapping After Chase

Couple Charged With Kidnapping After Chase

Authorities say they charged two people with aggravated kidnapping after they used a gun to take three young boys and led police on a chase.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 06:28 AM CDT

Police: Organized Theft Leads to Chase

Police: Organized Theft Leads to Chase

Travis County authorities say a 7-11 clerk helped plan a robbery that turned into a high-speed chase and led to four arrests.

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.

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