News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 11:40 AM CDT

Survey Finds Retail Gasoline Prices Down Nickel Across Texas

Survey Finds Retail Gasoline Prices Down Nickel Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices across Texas slipped a nickel this week to settle at $2.48 per gallon.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 12:34 PM CDT

Sandra Bland's Arrest, Death Takes Stage at Texas Capitol

Sandra Bland's Arrest, Death Takes Stage at Texas Capitol

The arrest and death of Sandra Bland is bringing top state officials to the Texas Capitol to testify about jail standards and police officer protocols.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 05:35 PM CDT

Dangerous Cobra Caught in Apartment Euthanized

Dangerous Cobra Caught in Apartment Euthanized

An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in Houston has been euthanized.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 09:48 AM CDT

Man Kills Parent's Dogs for Defecating on Rug

Man Kills Parent's Dogs for Defecating on Rug

A Cedar Park man has been charged in the killing of two dogs owned by one of his parents.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 09:00 AM CDT

Stores, Shoppers Prepare for Annual Sales Tax Holiday

Stores, Shoppers Prepare for Annual Sales Tax Holiday

The annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 7-9, exempting most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks from sales and use taxes.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 at 09:09 AM CDT

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized at East Texas Farm

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Seized at East Texas Farm

East Texas authorities seize thousands of marijuana plants from a growing operation spread across three fields Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:49 PM CDT

NTX Man Accused in Theft of More Than 500 Cattle

NTX Man Accused in Theft of More Than 500 Cattle

A Texas man has been charged with stealing more than 500 cattle he was watching for a Nebraska rancher.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:36 PM CDT

TX AG: Office Has Received More Planned Parenthood Videos

TX AG: Office Has Received More Planned Parenthood Videos

The Texas attorney general says his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic that he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on...

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:17 PM CDT

Ex-Federal Contractor in TX Gets Prison in Drug Case

Ex-Federal Contractor in TX Gets Prison in Drug Case

An ex-federal contractor in South Texas has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for using a government truck to smuggle drugs across the border.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:49 AM CDT

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

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A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

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Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Baby Falls From Stroller as Dad Steals Electronics: Police

Police say a Texas man had his baby along as he stole electronics from a Walmart, but she fell out of the stroller as they fled.

Former 41-Pound Fat Cat in Texas Slims Down to 19 Pounds

Former 41-Pound Fat Cat in Texas Slims Down to 19 Pounds

A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.

Man Leaves Car Curbside, Boards Flight Without Ticket

Man Leaves Car Curbside, Boards Flight Without Ticket

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a man slipped past security and boarded a passenger plane without a ticket at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday night.

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