News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:53 AM CDT

Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County settles with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him with a Taser.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:52 AM CDT

AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Texas projects that a record number of Texans will travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 06:49 AM CDT

Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police say a Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 06:47 AM CDT

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old female relative.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:41 AM CDT

Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped a first-degree felony drug charge that could have imprisoned a 19-year-old Texas man for life over brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil he's accused of making and selling.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:49 AM CDT

Officials: Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car

Officials: Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car

Federal authorities say an East Texas man has admitted to deliberately driving his $1 million car into Gulf waters so that he could collect insurance on the vehicle.

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Arlington Police Searching for Steak Thief

Arlington Police Searching for Steak Thief

Arlington police are searching for a man accused of stealing a basket full of rib-eye steaks from a grocery store.

Shell Shocker: Rare Blue Lobster Found

Shell Shocker: Rare Blue Lobster Found

A rare blue lobster has found a permanent home at the Maine State Aquarium. 14 year-old Meghan Laplante was out pulling traps with her dad on Saturday when they pulled up the rare blue lobster.

Wiggly Lines Fixed After Confusing Commute

Wiggly Lines Fixed After Confusing Commute

Wiggly lines from a restriping project on I-66 eastbound in Centreville, Virginia, left many drivers confused Monday morning. Temporary tape striping was laid down over the weekend for the bridge project,...

Grandmother Tackles Man Fleeing Police, Then Taunts Him

Grandmother Tackles Man Fleeing Police, Then Taunts Him

A 40-year-old woman tackled a 20-year-old man fleeing from police in Washington state, then taunted him about being taken down by a grandmother. Richland police Capt. Mike Cobb told the Tri-City Herald...

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