News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 04:01 AM CDT

Man Killed in 18-Wheeler Wreck

Man Killed in 18-Wheeler Wreck

A contract worker cutting weeds has died after a semitrailer veered off the road and hit him in Texas City.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 04:47 PM CDT

FAA Grants License to Houston Spaceport Launch Site

FAA Grants License to Houston Spaceport Launch Site

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted the Houston Airport System a launch site license to use Ellington Airport as a launch site for reusable launch vehicles.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 02:45 PM CDT

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

A South Texas farmer has died after being stung by hundreds of bees while using a tractor on a field near Rio Hondo.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 09:03 AM CDT

Ex-Probation Officer Sentenced for Texas Sex Trafficking

Ex-Probation Officer Sentenced for Texas Sex Trafficking

A former West Texas juvenile probation officer is sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a gang-related sex trafficking ring.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 08:43 AM CDT

Ex-Galveston Police Officer Sentenced for Child Porn

Ex-Galveston Police Officer Sentenced for Child Porn

A former Galveston police officer must serve more than seven years in prison for having child pornography while working at the Texas attorney general's office.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 05:55 PM CDT

Joel Osteen Heckled During Sermon, 6 Arrested

Joel Osteen Heckled During Sermon, 6 Arrested

Six people have been arrested after heckling Joel Osteen during his sermon at a Texas church.

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Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake

What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

South Texan Stung to Death by Bees

A South Texas farmer has died after being stung by hundreds of bees while using a tractor on a field near Rio Hondo.

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

Texans Perpetually Plugged In

If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.

Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

Town of Bikinis, Texas Renamed Over Noise Concerns

The town of Bikinis, Texas is no more. The privately owned 1.6-acre town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith.

Bear Scares 'Living Daylights' Out of Pa. Partygoers

Bear Scares 'Living Daylights' Out of Pa. Partygoers

A Pennsylvania college party got a little wild when a black bear showed up. The black bear, weighing between 300 and 400 pounds, crashed the party early Saturday near the campus of Lehigh University. Emergency...

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