News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:38 PM CDT

'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

One of the infamous "Texas 7" gang of escapees now has an execution date.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:49 PM CDT

Ground Broken for Fort Hood Shootings Memorial

Ground Broken for Fort Hood Shootings Memorial

Ground has been broken for a Central Texas memorial to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:52 AM CDT

Explosion Levels Home in Willis

Explosion Levels Home in Willis

Three adults have suffered severe burns in a Central Texas house explosion that leveled the home.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 06:57 PM CDT

Police: Texas Man Posed as Vet to Treat Pets

Police: Texas Man Posed as Vet to Treat Pets

Houston police say they arrested a 26-year-man who posed as a veterinarian to charge customers for vaccinations and other treatment for their pets.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM CDT

Texas A&M to Restore Anchor Found in Puget Sound

Texas A&M to Restore Anchor Found in Puget Sound

An anchor recovered from Puget Sound north of Seattle and believed to be more than 200 years old has reached Texas A&M University for restoration.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 05:40 PM CDT

Dallas Man Travels Country Buying Homeless Signs

Dallas Man Travels Country Buying Homeless Signs

A Texas artist who is traveling across the country purchasing signs from homeless people stopped in St. Paul Tuesday.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 03:58 PM CDT

Baby Dies While in Foster Care at Texas Home

Baby Dies While in Foster Care at Texas Home

Officials say an 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as her foster mother ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:06 AM CDT

Planned Parenthood Plans $3M TX Campaign

Planned Parenthood Plans $3M TX Campaign

The political arm of Planned Parenthood expects to spend $3 million on an aggressive campaign to support Texas Democrats in the 2014 general election.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:03 AM CDT

Record-Breaking Seaweed in Galveston

Record-Breaking Seaweed in Galveston

A group of university students is spending the summer trudging through tons of stinky seaweed on Galveston's beaches, trying to figure out exactly how much has landed in this record-breaking year.

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 at 03:03 PM CDT

Texas Roof Falls, 10 Sent to Hospitals

Texas Roof Falls, 10 Sent to Hospitals

The roof of a privately run East Texas jail has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and injuring 20 — 10 of whom went to nearby hospitals. Warden David Driskell said 84 inmates were in the...

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