News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:17 AM CDT

Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

A Texas teenager is sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted in a 2012 wreck that killed nine immigrants.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:53 AM CDT

Police: Man Strikes Ex-Employee with Bat

Police: Man Strikes Ex-Employee with Bat

Abilene investigate the death of a man they say was struck with a baseball bat by his former boss as he tried to force his way into the man's home.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:53 AM CDT

Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County settles with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him with a Taser.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:52 AM CDT

AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Texas projects that a record number of Texans will travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 06:49 AM CDT

Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police say a Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 06:47 AM CDT

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old female relative.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:41 AM CDT

Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped a first-degree felony drug charge that could have imprisoned a 19-year-old Texas man for life over brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil he's accused of making and selling.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:49 AM CDT

Officials: Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car

Officials: Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car

Federal authorities say an East Texas man has admitted to deliberately driving his $1 million car into Gulf waters so that he could collect insurance on the vehicle.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 03:27 PM CDT

Sheriff: Man Left 'Selfie' at Site of Pot Farm

Sheriff: Man Left 'Selfie' at Site of Pot Farm

Authorities near Houston are searching for a man who left a selfie on a cell phone abandoned at a marijuana farm.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 10:22 AM CDT

20 Hurt in Houston School Bus Crash

20 Hurt in Houston School Bus Crash

Nearly two-dozen passengers of a school bus were hurt when the bus veered off a Houston road and struck a tree.

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Slice of Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Auctioned for $1,375

Slice of Princess Diana's Wedding Cake Auctioned for $1,375

A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. The cake, still in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold online Thursday...

Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

The giant rubber duck that had been on display in Southern California since last week was forced to deflate Thursday because of damaging winds.

1964 Time Capsule Opened in Fort Worth

1964 Time Capsule Opened in Fort Worth

A time capsule interred in 1964 near the entrance of a Fort Worth bank has been opened.

Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store

Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store

Austin police say they're looking into who donated a human skull to a thrift store.

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