News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 05:28 PM CST

Baylor Walk-On Running Back Ruled Ineligible

Baylor Walk-On Running Back Ruled Ineligible

Baylor says running back Silas Nacita -- who became a fan favorite thanks to his story of making it to college football despite an unstable childhood -- will no longer be part of the program because of...

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 04:04 PM CST

Gay Wedding Rabbi Leads House in Prayer

Gay Wedding Rabbi Leads House in Prayer

An Austin rabbi has led the Texas House in prayer a week after he performed the state's first and only same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 03:53 PM CST

States Have Until Tuesday to Respond in Immigration Lawsuit

States Have Until Tuesday to Respond in Immigration Lawsuit

A federal judge says states suing to stop President Obama's action on immigration have until Tuesday.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 07:55 PM CST

Texas Seeks Input on Bass License Plate

Texas Seeks Input on Bass License Plate

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is asking for the public's help choosing a new license plate to honor bass conservation.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 12:28 PM CST

Lt. Gov. Seeks Army of Texans to Protect Marriage

Lt. Gov. Seeks Army of Texans to Protect Marriage

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this week urged Texans to become an army of supporters to protect traditional marriage.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 08:49 AM CST

Texas DPS Warns Students to Avoid Mexico

Texas DPS Warns Students to Avoid Mexico

Due to drug-related violence, the Texas DPS again cautions students against taking trips to Mexico during spring break.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 05:17 PM CST

Senate Mulls 'Protect the Alamo' Proposal

Senate Mulls 'Protect the Alamo' Proposal

Some lawmakers question a bill that would prohibit Texas' GLO from transferring ownership, control or management of the Alamo to another country.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 05:22 PM CST

Texas Budget Chiefs Promise $4.6B in Tax Cuts

Texas Budget Chiefs Promise $4.6B in Tax Cuts

Top Texas conservatives are now seemingly one-upping each other by pledging deeper and deeper tax cuts.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 04:12 PM CST

Infant Killed, Several Hurt in Fire

Infant Killed, Several Hurt in Fire

Investigators blame a space heater for a Central Texas mobile home fire that killed a 7-month-old boy and left five relatives hurt.

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 01:34 PM CST

Housing Official in South Texas Gets Prison for Theft

Housing Official in South Texas Gets Prison for Theft

A former housing commissioner in South Texas has been ordered to serve six months in federal prison for stealing from the program.

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Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

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