News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:37 PM CDT

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-Kilovolt Project Done

Utility crews have finished a second 345-kilovolt transmission line between the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma to provide more export capacity for wind-generated power.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:30 PM CDT

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

Lt. Gov. Nominees Patrick, Van de Putte to Debate

The state senators vying to be Texas' next lieutenant governor are squaring off in their only scheduled debate.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 03:08 PM CDT

Jury Sentences Woman to 10 Years in Poisoning Case

Jury Sentences Woman to 10 Years in Poisoning Case

A jury sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 02:25 PM CDT

Jury Debating Sentence in Poisoned Doctor Trial

Jury Debating Sentence in Poisoned Doctor Trial

A jury on Monday began deliberating the sentence of a Texas cancer researcher convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found...

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 10:25 AM CDT

Man Fatally Shot Taking Apart Gun

Man Fatally Shot Taking Apart Gun

Houston police say a man was fatally shot while showing his teenage sister how to take a gun apart Friday.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 09:33 AM CDT

Driver Dies at Houston Drag Strip

Driver Dies at Houston Drag Strip

Officials say a driver died after crashing into a wall on a Houston drag strip Sunday night.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 09:25 AM CDT

Man Fatally Stunned After Charging Police

Man Fatally Stunned After Charging Police

Authorities say a man who kicked in his door and assaulted a woman is dead after being stunned by a police officer.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 06:36 AM CDT

Couple Charged With Kidnapping After Chase

Couple Charged With Kidnapping After Chase

Authorities say they charged two people with aggravated kidnapping after they used a gun to take three young boys and led police on a chase.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 06:28 AM CDT

Police: Organized Theft Leads to Chase

Police: Organized Theft Leads to Chase

Travis County authorities say a 7-11 clerk helped plan a robbery that turned into a high-speed chase and led to four arrests.

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 10:49 AM CDT

Thousands Attend Anti-Pipeline Concert in Nebraska

Thousands Attend Anti-Pipeline Concert in Nebraska

Roughly 8,000 people filled a northeast Nebraska farm Saturday to hear Willie Nelson and Neil Young perform at a concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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