News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 03:28 PM CST

Man to Be Executed for Texas Game Warden's Death

Man to Be Executed for Texas Game Warden's Death

A man who led authorities on a chase followed by a shootout that left a Texas game warden dead is scheduled to be executed this week in the busy death penalty state.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 12:45 PM CST

New Mandrill Ape at the Gladys Porter Zoo

New Mandrill Ape at the Gladys Porter Zoo

The Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville introduced a new alpha male monkey to its mandrill collection. Sugriva joined two females and a young male.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 01:15 PM CST

Thousands Sign Book for Pope Francis

Thousands Sign Book for Pope Francis

A look at a very special book where people can write well-wishes and prayers to the Pope that will be given to him during his visit to Juarez in February.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 06:14 PM CST

Austin Road Rage Fight Caught on Camera

Austin Road Rage Fight Caught on Camera

Austin police are searching for two men involved in an apparent road rage fight that was caught on camera.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 10:48 AM CST

Prison Inmate Dies After Apparent Fight with Cellmate

Prison Inmate Dies After Apparent Fight with Cellmate

A 31-year-old inmate at a prison in Amarillo dies after an apparent fight with his cellmate.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 09:56 PM CST

Activists Indicted in Planned Parenthood Videos

Activists Indicted in Planned Parenthood Videos

A grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood has indicted two anti-abortion activists who covertly shot videos of the organization.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 03:45 PM CST

SCOTUS Refuses Carjacker's Death Row Appeal

SCOTUS Refuses Carjacker's Death Row Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 27-year-old Houston man on death row for the shooting deaths of a young couple during a carjacking nearly 10 years ago.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 02:49 PM CST

Death Row Inmate Loses Appeal

Death Row Inmate Loses Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the case of a man set to die later this year for the slaying of a 64-year-old Dallas-area woman 18 years ago.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 02:06 PM CST

Driver Ticketed in Austin Doing 117 MPH in Rush Hour

Driver Ticketed in Austin Doing 117 MPH in Rush Hour

Austin police say a driver has been charged with reckless driving after he was clocked doing 117 mph during rush hour.

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 01:46 PM CST

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Police K9

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Police K9

An East Texas man suspected of fatally shooting a police dog following a traffic stop has been captured in the Dallas area.

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