News from around the state of Texas

Sunday, Apr 12, 2015 at 11:32 AM CDT

Child Dies after Drinking Cleaning Product at Texas Car Wash

Child Dies after Drinking Cleaning Product at Texas Car Wash

Police say a 3-year-old South Texas boy died after drinking a cleaning product while his father washed a vehicle at a car wash.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 07:21 PM CDT

Texas Man Killed in 2-Car Crash

Texas Man Killed in 2-Car Crash

Arkansas State Police say an Texas man has been killed in a two-vehicle collision on a county road in southwestern Arkansas.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 05:56 PM CDT

Texas Lawmaker's Staff Snubs Gay Rights Activist

Texas Lawmaker's Staff Snubs Gay Rights Activist

The staff of Rep. Molly White, who has proposed prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages, told a gay rights activist not to expect a meeting with the lawmaker.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 02:17 PM CDT

Browns QB Manziel Leaves Rehab: Report

Browns QB Manziel Leaves Rehab: Report

A person familiar with the situation says Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been released from a rehab facility.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 11:04 AM CDT

UTEP Wins $5 Million Grant to Study Shrinking Water Supply

UTEP Wins $5 Million Grant  to Study Shrinking Water Supply

The University of Texas at El Paso has won a $4.9 million grant to lead a study of how to do more with less water.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 12:37 PM CDT

Texas Bill to Make It Illegal to Film Near Police Dropped

Texas Bill to Make It Illegal to Film Near Police Dropped

Amid renewed controversy over footage of a South Carolina police shooting, a Texas Republican lawmaker's bill limiting police filming has been dropped.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 09:43 AM CDT

Former Texas Police Chief Found Dead Ahead of Trial

Former Texas Police Chief Found Dead Ahead of Trial

A former suburban Houston police chief has been found dead days before he was to stand trial for sexual assault of a minor.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 09:37 AM CDT

Members of Odessa Drug Ring Convicted of Murder Over Meth

Members of Odessa Drug Ring Convicted of Murder Over Meth

Four members of a West Texas drug ring have been convicted of capital murder in a dispute over crystal methamphetamine.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:10 PM CDT

Former Texas Police Chief Found Dead Ahead of Trial

Former Texas Police Chief Found Dead Ahead of Trial

A former suburban Houston police chief has been found dead days before he was to stand trial for sexual assault of a minor.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 06:35 PM CDT

Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

A family is turning to CBD oil to cope with a debilitating illness.

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