News from around the state of Texas

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.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 07:03 AM CDT

Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

Texas Requests for Gun Purchases Plummet

The number of Texans seeking federal permission to purchase firearms has dropped 18 percent this year as fears of tougher regulations subside.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 06:59 AM CDT

Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

Texas Liquor Board to Consider Gun Show Alcohol

The state's liquor control board will consider a staff recommendation against a proposal to allow the sale of alcohol at some gun shows.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 05:38 AM CDT

Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day Kicks Off

Dallas County Voter Registration Day kicks off Tuesday morning with 17 locations where people can go to sign up.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 06:11 PM CDT

Davis Makes "Lone Star Politics" Exchange a Campaign Issue

Davis Makes "Lone Star Politics" Exchange a Campaign Issue

An exchange on Sunday's Lone Star Politics suddenly took center stage in the Texas gubernatorial campaign Monday.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 03:50 PM CDT

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 at 07:17 AM CDT

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

A Fort Bliss soldier was charged with capital murder after he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter with a belt because she soiled her diaper, according to West Texas police.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 07:05 AM CDT

NASA's Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars After a Year

NASA's Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars After a Year

NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 07:04 AM CDT

Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 06:42 AM CDT

CPS Workers Scrutinized After Child's Death

CPS Workers Scrutinized After Child's Death

Texas Child Protective Services officials say they expect to punish employees involved in the case of a 2-year-old toddler whose body was found buried this month in southeast Austin.

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