News from around the state of Texas

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 05:14 PM CDT

Swoopes Still the Starter at QB after Texas Wraps Spring

Swoopes Still the Starter at QB after Texas Wraps Spring

Texas started spring practice with a quarterback duel and ended it with last season's starter, Tyrone Swoopes, entrenched as the No. 1.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 03:44 PM CDT

Blue Bell Working to Overcome Scare

Blue Bell Working to Overcome Scare

Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money...

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 05:36 AM CDT

Texas Veterinarian Fired, Being Investigated for Cat Death

Texas Veterinarian Fired, Being Investigated for Cat Death

Authorities are investigating whether animal cruelty charges should be pursued against a Texas veterinarian shown in a Facebook posting bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow.

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 09:59 AM CDT

Thunderstorms Batter Wide Areas of Texas

Thunderstorms Batter Wide Areas of Texas

New thunderstorms were forecast for parts of Texas Saturday, a day after wide areas of the state were pounded with high winds and heavy rains, knocking down trees and utility poles and causing some minor...

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:52 PM CDT

Rejection of Anti-Equal Rights Law Petition Upheld

Rejection of Anti-Equal Rights Law Petition Upheld

A judge has knocked down a conservative court challenge to new protections Houston officials granted gay and transgender residents.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:43 PM CDT

Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose data about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 05:49 PM CDT

Florida in NCAA Gymnastics Final

Florida in NCAA Gymnastics Final

Defending co-champion Florida, Stanford and Utah advanced to the Super Six finals of the NCAA women's gymnastics championships Friday.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 06:44 PM CDT

Texas Pushes Open Carry

Texas Pushes Open Carry

Texas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 05:10 PM CDT

Man Steals Truck, Tries to Run Over Deputy: Police

Man Steals Truck, Tries to Run Over Deputy: Police

Police across North Texas are searching for a man who almost ran over a sheriff's deputy with a stolen truck, police say.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 05:11 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Releases Tax Return

Gov. Abbott Releases Tax Return

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released his tax return for 2014, as promised.

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Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Alligator Spotted in Cedar Hill

Neighbors are alarmed after an alligator was found roaming in their area.

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

Lost Tortoise Found in Dallas Returns Home

There's a tortoise on the run in Dallas.

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

It wasn't exactly what they were looking for, but police in New Jersey made a startling discovery Saturday while executing a search warrant: an alligator.

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

Florida Officials Shut Down School for Strippers

If it wasn't for the loud parties, the owner of a $2 million mansion in northwest Hillsborough County might have continued operating a training school for strippers next door to an exclusive gated community.

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

WATCH: Cat Cam Captures Apartment Break-In, Robbery

A New York City resident set's up a cat camera to keep tabs on her pets while she was away, and it unexpectedly catches a burglary in progress. The video shows the thief climbing up scaffolding to get to...

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