News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 02:21 PM CST

Kids Treated After Jail's Tear Gas Test Drifts Toward School

Kids Treated After Jail's Tear Gas Test Drifts Toward School

A South Texas school district reports 18 students and staff members have been treated for suspected exposure to tear gas used for training at a nearby state jail.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 09:44 AM CST

Woman Sentenced for Injuring Disabled Boy

Woman Sentenced for Injuring Disabled Boy

A 68-year-old day care worker is sentenced to prison Thursday for beating a disabled child. Two workers who did not intervene or report the abuse were sentenced to probation.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 07:14 AM CST

Police: West Texas Man Breaks Child's Leg

Police: West Texas Man Breaks Child's Leg

Midland police say they arrested a man who said he broke a child's leg when he became upset while changing a diaper.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 08:01 PM CST

Texas Lottery to Halt Sales of Monopoly Game

Texas Lottery to Halt Sales of Monopoly Game

The Texas Lottery is suspending sales of the multistate Monopoly Millionaires' Club game two months after its launch in 23 states.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 06:58 PM CST

Texas High School All-Star Game Discontinued

Texas High School All-Star Game Discontinued

The Texas High School Coaches Association is abandoning an all-star football game dating to 1935.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 07:39 AM CST

Teen Convicted of Murder in Occult Killing

Teen Convicted of Murder in Occult Killing

A jury has convicted a Houston-area teenager of capital murder for a girl's slaying that prosecutors said was part of a satanic ritual.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 03:47 PM CST

Ground Broken for South Texas Reservoir

Ground Broken for South Texas Reservoir

The Lower Colorado River Authority has broken ground for a South Texas reservoir meant to help increase water supplies.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 02:29 PM CST

Texas State Aquarium Expansion Begins

Texas State Aquarium Expansion Begins

Ground has been broken for the Texas State Aquarium's largest expansion in the organization's nearly 25-year history.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 12:53 PM CST

Texas Teens Burglarize 19 Stores Overnight

Texas Teens Burglarize 19 Stores Overnight

A pair of Central Texas teenagers has been arrested after authorities say they burglarized 19 businesses overnight.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 07:01 AM CST

Houston Minister Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

Houston Minister Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

A former Texas minister is extradited from New York Wednesday and charged with sexually assaulting a teen nearly 10 years ago.

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