News from around the state of Texas

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:40 PM CDT

Texas School With Ties To Confederacy Renamed

Texas School With Ties To Confederacy Renamed

An Austin elementary school will be named for an acclaimed Depression-era photographer after the school board decided it should no longer carry the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 12:41 PM CDT

NTX Mother Gets 6 Years For Neglecting Disabled Daughter

NTX Mother Gets 6 Years For Neglecting Disabled Daughter

A judge has sentenced a North Texas woman to six years in prison for neglecting her disabled adult daughter and keeping her in a large crib in filthy conditions.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:34 AM CDT

Man Accused of Making Animal Torture Videos

Man Accused of Making Animal Torture Videos

A 54-year-old Houston man has been convicted of creating and distributing videos of puppies, chickens and kittens being tortured and killed.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:12 AM CDT

13 Rock-Throwing Incidents on I-35: Austin PD

13 Rock-Throwing Incidents on I-35: Austin PD

Austin police are investigating 13 incidents over the weekend of someone intentionally throwing rocks at vehicles on Interstate 35, injuring five people.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10:04 AM CDT

Texan Sentenced for Meth Distribution

Texan Sentenced for Meth Distribution

A federal judge in Mississippi has sentenced 38-year-old Texas man to 20 years in prison for distributing crystal meth in George County and surrounding areas.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 09:11 AM CDT

Fire Engulfs South Texas IHOP

Fire Engulfs South Texas IHOP

Fire officials say an IHOP restaurant in South Texas was a total loss after a fire.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 05:14 PM CDT

New Bevo Mascot Chosen

New Bevo Mascot Chosen

The University of Texas says a new longhorn steer mascot has been selected and will be introduced at the 2016 season-opener against Notre Dame on September 4.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 06:56 PM CDT

Tornado Touches Down in Northern Texas

Tornado Touches Down in Northern Texas

Severe weather in Northern Texas on Sunday, May 22, 2016 spawned a tornado in Spearman that was caught on camera by Blake Brown.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 04:56 PM CDT

House OKs Small Business Contract Legislation

House OKs Small Business Contract Legislation

The House has passed and sent to the Senate legislation aimed at increasing contracting opportunities for small businesses

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 03:03 PM CDT

Texas Parents Ask Judge To Block Standardized Test Scores

Texas Parents Ask Judge To Block Standardized Test Scores

A group of Texas parents want a judge to scrap results from a statewide standardized test that is under new scrutiny after a computer glitch this spring lost thousands of student answers.

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