News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 02:30 PM CDT

Police: Grandmother Left Infant in Car to See Movie

Police: Grandmother Left Infant in Car to See Movie

A Tyler woman is accused of leaving her 5-month-old granddaughter in a locked car while she went to see a movie Wednesday.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 04:59 PM CDT

Suspect Captured, UVA Student Still Missing

Suspect Captured, UVA Student Still Missing

A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition -- but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 07:03 AM CDT

Police Arrest Sex Offender for Selling Drugs

Police Arrest Sex Offender for Selling Drugs

Harris County authorities say a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old in 2002 was selling drugs out of his home where he lived with seven children.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 05:43 AM CDT

Williamson Lawsuit Cost Approaches $90,000

Williamson Lawsuit Cost Approaches $90,000

Williamson County's legal bills are approaching $90,000 for a lawsuit filed after commissioners asked five constable candidates about their views on religion, gay marriage and abortion.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 05:19 AM CDT

Some San Antonio Schools Adopt E-Textbooks

Some San Antonio Schools Adopt E-Textbooks

The North East Independent School District of San Antonio has completely transitioned to e-textbooks in science classes through eighth grade and in high school physics classes.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 06:12 PM CDT

Jurors Deliberating in Poisoned Doctor Trial

Jurors Deliberating in Poisoned Doctor Trial

Jurors are deliberating the fate of a doctor accused of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover.

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 08:59 AM 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, Sept. 25-27.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 10:40 AM CDT

Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Health Database Project Halted Over Cost, Ethical Concerns

Plans for a massive health database have been postponed again after Texas health officials cited cost and ethical concerns with a company tentatively awarded the contract.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 10:25 AM CDT

Man Accused of Stealing from Federal Judge

Man Accused of Stealing from Federal Judge

A man is accused of possessing a stolen gun and stealing cash from a federal judge while on government property in East Texas.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 09:52 AM CDT

Teen Sentenced for Stabbing Neighbor, 70

Teen Sentenced for Stabbing Neighbor, 70

A South Texas teen is sentenced to 30 years in prison for stabbing a 70-year-old woman during a robbery attempt at her home.

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