News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 09:13 AM CDT

Capital Murder Charge Dropped Against Amarillo Woman

Capital Murder Charge Dropped Against Amarillo Woman

Prosecutors cited cellphone records in dropping a capital murder charge against a Texas woman accused of killing her then-husband's former wife.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 09:17 AM CDT

Texas Students Among Injured in Peru Bus Crash

Texas Students Among Injured in Peru Bus Crash

Some East Texas college students are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 11:54 AM CDT

Slain Texas Housekeeper Had $5M in Life Insurance Policies

Slain Texas Housekeeper Had $5M in Life Insurance Policies

Court documents show a North Texas housekeeper who was fatally stabbed in an alleged life insurance scam had $5 million worth of policies in her name.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 11:39 AM CDT

Boy, 4, Drowns in Accident at Houston-Area Water Park

Boy, 4, Drowns in Accident at Houston-Area Water Park

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy drowned at Houston-area water park during an outing with his family.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:20 AM CDT

Drone Technology Used to Train Texas Flooding Responders

Drone Technology Used to Train Texas Flooding Responders

Drone technology will be part of a Texas A&M University seminar for emergency responders dealing with deadly flooding like the disastrous May storms.

Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 09:42 AM CDT

Corpus Christi Lifts Boil Drinking Water Advisory

Corpus Christi Lifts Boil Drinking Water Advisory

Corpus Christi has lifted a boil water advisory after additional testing came back negative for bacteria.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 at 01:57 PM CDT

East Texas Man Arrested for 1989 Slaying of West Texas Teen

East Texas Man Arrested for 1989 Slaying of West Texas Teen

An East Texas man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a West Texas teenage girl 26 years ago.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 at 01:51 PM CDT

Texas Animal Hoarder Arrested

Texas Animal Hoarder Arrested

A North Texas woman has been arrested after more than 70 animals were seized from her home.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 at 01:36 PM CDT

New Hunt For Oil in Florida Raises Environmental Concerns

New Hunt For Oil in Florida Raises Environmental Concerns

Renewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state's regulation of the oil and gas industry.

Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM CDT

Florida Man Admits to Role in Drug Conspiracy

Florida Man Admits to Role in Drug Conspiracy

A Florida man has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to move cocaine and marijuana from Florida to Texas by way of South Mississippi.

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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.

Car Crashes into Cow on U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa

Car Crashes into Cow on U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa

A man says it was too late to stop by the time he saw a cow lying on U.S. 75 in Melissa Monday morning.

Texas Animal Hoarder Arrested

Texas Animal Hoarder Arrested

A North Texas woman has been arrested after more than 70 animals were seized from her home.

Personal Trainer On Phone When Fatally Struck: Police

Personal Trainer On Phone When Fatally Struck: Police

Dallas police say a woman was struck by a car as she crossed an intersection while talking on her cell phone.

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