News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:04 PM CDT

Texas Gas Prices Falling Again

Texas Gas Prices Falling Again

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen 7 cents this week to settle at $2.29 per gallon.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:06 PM CDT

Former IRS Worker in Texas Sentenced for Fraud, ID Theft

Former IRS Worker in Texas Sentenced for Fraud, ID Theft

A former IRS employee in Texas has been sentenced to two years and a day in prison for stealing personal data to file more than 50 bogus tax returns.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:08 PM CDT

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Strange lights seen near El Paso have turned out to be not so mysterious and more of a military nature.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:17 PM CDT

New $50M Expansion of Texas Aquarium to Open in 2017

New $50M Expansion of Texas Aquarium to Open in 2017

Crews have begun laying steel and building columns as the $50 million expansion at the Texas State Aquarium takes shape.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:46 PM CDT

Michaels Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

Michaels Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

Shares of Michaels Cos. Jumped Thursday after the arts and crafts store operator topped analyst expectations in its fiscal second quarter and bumped up its forecast for the year.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 12:14 PM CDT

Endangered Jaguar Cub Born at Lufkin Zoo

Endangered Jaguar Cub Born at Lufkin Zoo

An endangered jaguar has been born at an East Texas zoo as part of a breeding program called the Species Survival Plan.

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Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

Strange lights seen near El Paso have turned out to be not so mysterious and more of a military nature.

Texas Couple Rushes Marriage Vows to Beat the Stork

Texas Couple Rushes Marriage Vows to Beat the Stork

It could have been the plot of a movie: A Houston couple improvises a hospital wedding in less than an hour after the bride goes into labor early.

Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Japan Shoots Whiskey Up to Space Station – for Science

Five types of distilled spirits, including whiskey, have arrived at the International Space Station, but the astronauts on board won't be sneaking a sip. It's all for science. A Japanese company sent the liquor...

Gunshots, Bagpipes Heard from Elementary School Grounds

Gunshots, Bagpipes Heard from Elementary School Grounds

Fort Bend County authorities say one man has been arrested after police received reports of gunfire from the roof of an elementary school about 25 miles southwest of Houston.

SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

SoCal Couple Dives Head First into Marriage

One San Diego couple took the plunge Saturday morning, marrying twenty feet underwater.

Thief Disables Airport Runway Lights: Police

Thief Disables Airport Runway Lights: Police

Galveston police are seeking a thief whose failed attempt to steal copper temporarily disabled the runway lights at Scholes International Airport.

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