News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 12:48 PM CDT

Backlash Greets Plans for Muslim Cemeteries Across US

Backlash Greets Plans for Muslim Cemeteries Across US

In locations across the country, including Texas, communities are opposing the construction of Muslim cemeteries.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 11:58 AM CDT

Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes

Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes

Texas prison officials say a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:12 AM CDT

Woman Charged in Death of Infant Daughter

Woman Charged in Death of Infant Daughter

A Houston woman is charged in the death of her 5-month-old daughter, who allegedly was bounced off a bed and onto a floor.

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 at 07:53 PM CDT

Man Charges Officer with Knives, Fatally Shot

Man Charges Officer with Knives, Fatally Shot

Texas authorities say a 29-year-old man who charged an officer with knives in his hands was shot and killed by police.

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 at 03:49 AM CDT

Man Who Inspired Film 'Bernie' Sent Back to Prison

Man Who Inspired Film 'Bernie' Sent Back to Prison

A former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie "Bernie" is going back to prison.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 08:36 PM CDT

Parking Garage Collapse Swallows Tanker Truck

Parking Garage Collapse Swallows Tanker Truck

A tanker truck fell into a hole caused by a parking garage collapse Friday in west Houston.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:26 PM CDT

South Texas Toddler Falls into Septic Tank, Drowns

South Texas Toddler Falls into Septic Tank, Drowns

Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:14 PM CDT

Tiger Seen Wandering Near Houston Captured: Police

Tiger Seen Wandering Near Houston Captured: Police

Police say a tiger that was seen roaming around the city of Conroe in Montgomery County has been captured.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 02:39 PM CDT

Austin Leaders Approve $1.2M for Rape Kit Tests

Austin Leaders Approve $1.2M for Rape Kit Tests

The Austin City Council has approved a nearly $1.2 million contract to have a forensic lab analyze a backlog of about 2,000 rape kits.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:07 PM CDT

Good Samaritan Slain Trying to Help Woman

Good Samaritan Slain Trying to Help Woman

Houston police say a good Samaritan has been fatally shot while trying to protect a woman as her boyfriend allegedly attacked her.

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Lost Alligator Tries to Ring Doorbell at SC Home

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Body Found in a Barrel Behind Home: Police

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Man Arrested 32 Different Times

Man Arrested 32 Different Times

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