News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:51 PM CST

Mourners Recall 1999 Texas A&M Bonfire Accident

Mourners Recall 1999 Texas A&M Bonfire Accident

Mourners have lit candles and left flowers at the Texas A&M Bonfire Memorial to honor those killed and injured 15 years ago in the log pile collapse.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 08:36 AM CST

Houston Police Seek Serial Robber with Silver Gun

Houston Police Seek Serial Robber with Silver Gun

Houston police have asked for the public's helping in nabbing a silver pistol-carrying serial robber blamed for seven convenience store holdups.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:49 AM CST

Ebola Hoax Causes Lockdown at Texas Jail

Ebola Hoax Causes Lockdown at Texas Jail

Nueces County prosecutors say they will charge an inmate who claimed to have the Ebola virus, causing a five-hour lockdown.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:29 AM CST

News Guide: Texas' Latest History Textbook Tussle

News Guide: Texas' Latest History Textbook Tussle

The Texas Board of Education is poised to vote Tuesday on more than 100 proposed social studies, history, geography and government textbooks that publishers have submitted for approval for use in classrooms...

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:10 AM CST

Texas Man Gets 50 Years for Killing Wife

Texas Man Gets 50 Years for Killing Wife

An El Paso man who strangled his wife and left her hanging in a closet has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:04 AM CST

Federal Agent Pleads in Texas Immigration Case

Federal Agent Pleads in Texas Immigration Case

A U.S. Border Patrol agent whose girlfriend allegedly used fraudulent work documents has pleaded guilty to harboring immigrants who were in the country illegally.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:53 AM CST

Police: Officer Shoots Man in Laredo after Chase

Police: Officer Shoots Man in Laredo after Chase

Laredo police say an officer has shot and wounded a man who tried to hit the patrolman with a car.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 10:10 AM CST

Trooper: 7 Injured in South Texas School Bus Crash

Trooper: 7 Injured in South Texas School Bus Crash

A South Texas trooper says seven people including one student have been hospitalized after a school bus crashed into a car.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 01:27 PM CST

Man Wanted in Slaying of 2 Arrested in Mexico

Man Wanted in Slaying of 2 Arrested in Mexico

Authorities say they've apprehended a man wanted in the deaths of his brother-in-law and the victim's teenage son at a Houston home.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 08:47 AM CST

Woman Sentenced for Husband's Death

Woman Sentenced for Husband's Death

San Antonio-area officials say a woman was sentenced Monday to 20 years for murdering her husband and 10 years for tampering with evidence.

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