News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 08:58 AM CDT

Without a Word, Girl Fights Neurological Disease

Without a Word, Girl Fights Neurological Disease

One Texas family faces a struggle that only 1 in 20,000 people do, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:27 PM CDT

Reps Criticize VA Handling of Waco Brain Research

Reps Criticize VA Handling of Waco Brain Research

Two members of the U.S. House Veterans' Affairs Committee have expressed concern over the ability of the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle a costly brain research program in Waco.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:24 PM CDT

Mexican Pres. Condemns Texas' Guard Deployment

Mexican Pres. Condemns Texas' Guard Deployment

Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along its border with Mexico is "unpleasant" and "reprehensible," Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 04:23 PM CDT

Teen Guilty in Fatal Houston School Stabbing

Teen Guilty in Fatal Houston School Stabbing

Jurors have convicted a Houston-area teenager of manslaughter in the stabbing death of another teen during a high school cafeteria fight last year that also left three others injured.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:48 AM CDT

Feds Arrest 21 Aryan Brotherhood Members

Feds Arrest 21 Aryan Brotherhood Members

Authorities say they arrested 21 members of the Aryan Brotherhood near Waco in an alleged conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:40 AM CDT

Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

Texas Abortion Restrictions at US Appeals Court

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 02:04 PM CDT

SXSW Brings $315M Economic Impact in Austin

SXSW Brings $315M Economic Impact in Austin

A new study shows a $315 million impact to the Austin economy during this year's South by Southwest festival.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 09:26 AM CDT

Marshal: Man Dies in Police Shootout Near Houston

Marshal: Man Dies in Police Shootout Near Houston

A federal agent says officers have fatally shot a murder suspect and captured another after a shootout near Houston.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:12 PM CDT

FBI: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman on Flight

FBI: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman on Flight

Federal authorities arrest a Japanese man who admitted to touching a woman's breast and taking a picture up her skirt on an international flight to Houston.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 06:00 PM CDT

Livestrong Takes Hit After Armstrong Confession

Livestrong Takes Hit After Armstrong Confession

The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting...

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Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

Teen Accused of Rubbing Genitals on Pizza

An 18-year-old pizza store employee in Texas has been charged with a felony after police say he rubbed his genitals on food he was preparing for a customer.

Surge Is Back! Coca-Cola Revives Popular '90s Soft Drink After Fan Campaign

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Surge, the popular citrus flavored soft drink, has returned, The Coca-Cola Company announced Monday.

Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

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