News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:52 AM CDT

Police: Texas Man Kidnapped University Students

Police: Texas Man Kidnapped University Students

San Antonio police have arrested a man who they say kidnapped two female University of Texas at San Antonio students.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:47 AM CDT

Beaumont, Port Arthur Targeted in Gambling Raids

Beaumont, Port Arthur Targeted in Gambling Raids

Several homes and businesses have been raided in a crackdown on suspected illegal gambling in Southeast Texas.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 06:06 AM CDT

Texas Pilot Dies after Fiery Plane Crash

Texas Pilot Dies after Fiery Plane Crash

Authorities say the 70-year-old pilot of a small airplane that crashed in Kendall County has died.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 05:51 AM CDT

Texas Firefighters Save Family after Boat Flips

Texas Firefighters Save Family after Boat Flips

Five children and two adults have been rescued after their boat capsized off the Galveston Bay and firefighters swam out to save them.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 05:43 AM CDT

Round Rock Police Arrest 2 Dumpster Diving Women

Round Rock Police Arrest 2 Dumpster Diving Women

Round Rock police say they arrested two women who dug through a dumpster behind a hotel and found names and credit card numbers of several guests.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 05:41 AM CDT

Police: Houston Security Guard Injured in Shooting

Police: Houston Security Guard Injured in Shooting

Houston police say two would-be robbers at a grocery store shot a security guard and took a woman hostage to escape.

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Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

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"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

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Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

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America's First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland

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