News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 02:06 PM CDT

TS Dolly Forms Off Mexico's Gulf Coast

TS Dolly Forms Off Mexico's Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche.

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Federal Trial Starts Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Trial Starts Over Tough Texas Voter ID Law

The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the state's voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 09:46 AM CDT

Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 05:34 AM CDT

Police: Man Killed Swinging Crutch at Cars

Police: Man Killed Swinging Crutch at Cars

Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at cars on I-45 was fatally struck by a car.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 04:50 PM CDT

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Labor Day is also the first day of dove hunting season in Texas.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 06:11 PM CDT

More Rigorous STAAR Standards Delayed to 2021

More Rigorous STAAR Standards Delayed to 2021

The rollout of more rigorous standards in Texas schools has been postponed.

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