News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 05:26 PM CDT

TX Nurse Accused of Scalding Newborn with Hot Diaper

TX Nurse Accused of Scalding Newborn with Hot Diaper

The Houston parents of a newborn claim she suffered second-degree burns when a nurse applied a diaper hot out of the microwave.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:54 PM CDT

Waco Police Spokesman Running for County Sheriff

Waco Police Spokesman Running for County Sheriff

The Waco police spokesman who was virtually the sole source of law enforcement information on the deadly spring shootout at a Twin Peaks restaurant plans to run for sheriff in the 2016 election.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 04:39 PM CDT

AG Lynch: Easing Police Distrust a Top Goal

AG Lynch: Easing Police Distrust a Top Goal

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says one of her top priorities remains alleviating an "epidemic of distrust" between communities and law enforcement.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 02:56 PM CDT

11 Killed in Violence Along Mexico-Texas Border

11 Killed in Violence Along Mexico-Texas Border

Eleven people, including two state police officers, have been killed in northeast Mexico along the Texas border, a state security official said Monday.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:06 PM CDT

Whataburger Named Best Burger by Fast Company

Whataburger Named Best Burger by Fast Company

Fast Company confirms what many Texans already believe — Whataburger is the best fast-food hamburger restaurant in these United States.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 03:06 PM CDT

Texas Co. to Build New England's Largest Wind Farm

Texas Co. to Build New England's Largest Wind Farm

A Texas company is pushing forward with an effort to build a massive wind power project in Aroostook County that would be the largest of its kind in New England.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 03:14 PM CDT

Inmate Who Fled While Headed for Jail Recaptured in Houston

Inmate Who Fled While Headed for Jail Recaptured in Houston

Houston police say a 17-year-old suspect who fled while being transported to the Harris County jail has been recaptured.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 02:59 PM CDT

Man Handed $1.8M Fine for Tax Fraud

Man Handed $1.8M Fine for Tax Fraud

A Houston businessman who for more than five years skipped paying employment taxes is going to prison and must repay more than $1.8 million.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:50 AM CDT

Recovery Efforts Continue From May Flooding

Recovery Efforts Continue From May Flooding

Pastor Todd Salmi's sermon Sunday was on the book of Nehemiah and the rebuilding of Jerusalem. With the Memorial Day weekend floods that damaged or destroyed more than 2,200 homes in this area still at the...

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:03 AM CDT

Abilene Police Investigate Woman's Body Near Abandoned House

Abilene Police Investigate Woman's Body Near Abandoned House

Investigators are trying to identify a woman whose body was found outside an abandoned West Texas house.

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Raccoons Invade Garland Home

Raccoons Invade Garland Home

A total of six raccoons were captured on a nightvision camera stealing catnip from inside a Garland home. They're cute and frightening at the same time! Thanks to NBC 5 viewer Pat Stone who sent us this...

Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit

In-n-Out Burger has been sued by a man who alleges he found meth in his drink, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles. Two capsules allegedly found at the bottom of the cup later tested positive for meth.

Wandering Turkey at University of Michigan

Wandering Turkey at University of Michigan

A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan. The Ann Arbor News reports that a turkey has captured the attention of university students and staff as it roams wooded areas, chases...

Texas Man Finds His Cellphone That Fell From Plane

Texas Man Finds His Cellphone That Fell From Plane

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

#FeelTheBern: Brewery Creates Bernie Sanders Inspired Beer

#FeelTheBern: Brewery Creates Bernie Sanders Inspired Beer

Support for Vermont’s presidential hopeful is showing up from some of the state’s independent businesspeople

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

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