News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:08 PM CDT

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Strange lights seen near El Paso have turned out to be not so mysterious and more of a military nature.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:17 PM CDT

New $50M Expansion of Texas Aquarium to Open in 2017

New $50M Expansion of Texas Aquarium to Open in 2017

Crews have begun laying steel and building columns as the $50 million expansion at the Texas State Aquarium takes shape.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:46 PM CDT

Michaels Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

Michaels Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

Shares of Michaels Cos. Jumped Thursday after the arts and crafts store operator topped analyst expectations in its fiscal second quarter and bumped up its forecast for the year.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 12:14 PM CDT

Endangered Jaguar Cub Born at Lufkin Zoo

Endangered Jaguar Cub Born at Lufkin Zoo

An endangered jaguar has been born at an East Texas zoo as part of a breeding program called the Species Survival Plan.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 09:39 AM CDT

Kentucky Trucker Sentenced in Texas Prostitution Case

Kentucky Trucker Sentenced in Texas Prostitution Case

A 28-year-old Kentucky trucker is sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for trying to transport prostitutes he planned to pick up in Texas.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 09:19 AM CDT

2 Hurt, 1 in Custody After Shooting at Texas Southern

2 Hurt, 1 in Custody After Shooting at Texas Southern

Authorities took a man into custody after a shooting at Texas Southern University that left another man injured.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 07:35 PM CDT

TX Comptroller Seeks AG Opinion on Abbott Vetoes

TX Comptroller Seeks AG Opinion on Abbott Vetoes

Texas' comptroller is seeking an opinion from the state attorney general on how to proceed after officials questioned the constitutionality of some of Gov. Gregg Abbott's line-item budget vetoes.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 04:11 PM CDT

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule

Schedule for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Aug. 28-Sept. 1.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 03:41 PM CDT

Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas Health Officials Say Medicaid Cuts Still Coming

Texas health officials say they will still implement a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments for therapy services -- surprising opponents who thought they walked out of a courtroom with a victory.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 03:29 PM CDT

4th Fort Hood Soldier Guilty of Immigrant Smuggling

4th Fort Hood Soldier Guilty of Immigrant Smuggling

A fourth soldier from Fort Hood has pleaded guilty to using her U.S. Army identification or military gear to help transport immigrants.

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