News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 05:48 PM CST

Schafer, Cook Lead Canadian to 2A Division I Crown

Schafer, Cook Lead Canadian to 2A Division I Crown

Tanner Schafer threw two touchdown passes and Chance Cook ran for two more as Canadian beat Mason 34-7 to win the Class 2A Division I state championship Thursday.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 01:52 PM CST

Man Charged With Killing, Stuffing Wife in Fridge

Man Charged With Killing, Stuffing Wife in Fridge

Houston police have charged a 38-year-old man with murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife, whose body was found rotting in a disabled refrigerator.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:22 PM CST

Meteorologist Shot Several Times Outside TV Station

Meteorologist Shot Several Times Outside TV Station

The search continues for the gunman who shot a Waco-area television meteorologist following an altercation in the station's parking lot Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 11:18 AM CST

Texas Woman Free on Bond in Foster Child Death Case

Texas Woman Free on Bond in Foster Child Death Case

A Corpus Christi woman accused of poisoning her foster child with salt in 2007 is free on bond after a Texas appeals court overturned her conviction.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 09:37 PM CST

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is marking the first night of Hanukkah by likening the Jewish Festival of Lights to the Boston Tea Party.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 01:35 PM CST

8.1M Texans Expected to Travel for Holidays

8.1M Texans Expected to Travel for Holidays

More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago.

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Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, though her story has a happy ending — two decades later.

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a central Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys. The men - 30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree - were arrested Tuesday on grand...

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Bull Poop

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Bull Poop

The creators of the popular game Cards Against Humanity, protested Black Friday by removing their products from their website and instead only offering one item—a box of “Bulls*@t” for $6. The box, which quickly

Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW

If you think you've spotted low-flying black helicopters around Downtown Dallas in recent days, you likely have.

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over an incident now dubbed "nut rage," The Associated Press reported.

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