News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 08:23 AM CDT

Police: Houston Man Stabs Son, Kills Dog

Police: Houston Man Stabs Son, Kills Dog

Houston police say a man has stabbed his 16-month old son before fatally stabbing the family dog.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 08:05 AM CDT

Funeral Wednesday for Deputy Killed in Floods

Funeral Wednesday for Deputy Killed in Floods

Mourners will gather to remember a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who died after being swept away by floodwaters while checking low-water crossings.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:43 AM CDT

Texas City Bans Visible Tattoos for Employees

Texas City Bans Visible Tattoos for Employees

A San Antonio-area city has banned visible tattoos for municipal employees at work four months after an off-duty officer was killed outside his tattoo parlor.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 07:02 AM CDT

Former Teacher Sentenced for Child Porn

Former Teacher Sentenced for Child Porn

A former San Antonio high school science teacher has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for using a cellphone to record himself having sex with a 15-year-old student.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 06:58 AM CDT

Texas Man Gets Life in Prison for Murder of Coach

Texas Man Gets Life in Prison for Murder of Coach

An East Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to capital murder.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 06:40 AM CDT

Authorities Seize Liquid Meth at Texas Border

Authorities Seize Liquid Meth at Texas Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they have seized nearly $800,000 worth of liquid methamphetamine from a man who was carrying the drugs in fruit juice bottles.

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Flea Day: Students Sent Home After School Infested

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Small Texas Plane Lands on Missouri Highway

Small Texas Plane Lands on Missouri Highway

The pilot of a small plane escaped injury and avoided hitting any cars after making an emergency landing on a highway in northeast Missouri.

70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club

70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club

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