News from around the state of Texas

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:25 AM CDT

Convicted Killer of Houston Girl, 2, Loses at Supreme Court

Convicted Killer of Houston Girl, 2, Loses at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review an appeal from a 56-year-old Houston man on death row for the rape and fatal beating of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter 16 years ago.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:07 AM CDT

Border Patrol Investigates Chase, Fatal Wreck

Border Patrol Investigates Chase, Fatal Wreck

The U.S. Border Patrol is investigating a chase in South Texas involving its agents that a TV station reports left one person dead and 10 injured.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 07:54 AM CDT

Tornadoes, Heavy Rain Batter Texas

Tornadoes, Heavy Rain Batter Texas

Parts of West Texas and the Panhandle deal with tornadoes, rain and hail.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 02:17 PM CDT

Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP

Cuban Open to Being Clinton's or Trump's VP

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he'd "absolutely" consider being Hillary Clinton's running mate if she's willing to move to the center of the political spectrum. In an interview with "Meet the Press"...

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 03:18 PM CDT

San Antonio Food Bank, Federal Parks Join To Provide Produce

San Antonio Food Bank, Federal Parks Join To Provide Produce

The San Antonio Food Bank and the National Park Service are joining forces for a project that will provide up to about 500,000 pounds of fresh produce annually to feed the hungry.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 01:35 PM CDT

3 More Bikers File Suit Over Waco Shooting Involving Police

3 More Bikers File Suit Over Waco Shooting Involving Police

Three bikers arrested after a shooting involving police outside a Waco restaurant have filed lawsuits against local officials, alleging civil rights violations.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 01:20 PM CDT

Texas Candidate Sent Nude Photos Using Work Email

Texas Candidate Sent Nude Photos Using Work Email

Documents show that a female El Paso candidate for county tax assessor-collector was once punished and reprimanded for sending pornographic emails from her county work account.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 11:09 AM CDT

West Texas Father Accused Of Spanking Son For Missed Goal

West Texas Father Accused Of Spanking Son For Missed Goal

A 31-year-old West Texas man faces a felony charge after allegedly spanking and leaving several welts on his 8-year-old son for missing a goal in a soccer match.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 09:30 AM CDT

7-Year-Old Texan Fatally Struck By Vehicle: Police

7-Year-Old Texan Fatally Struck By Vehicle: Police

Police say an investigation continues into the death of a 7-year-old boy who died after being struck by a vehicle in Hidalgo County.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 07:47 PM CDT

Officer Restrains Boy At Texas School; Police Investigate

Officer Restrains Boy At Texas School; Police Investigate

Killeen police say they are investigating after an off-duty officer restrained a 9-year-old boy at an elementary school.

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Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below. The...

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Man Goes on Gas Station Diet

Could this be the next diet craze? Or is it just crazy? One man in Des Moines, Iowa is trying a 30-day diet only eating gas station food. Frank Beard is experimenting with healthy options at gas stations...

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool

An unusual swimmer was found taking an early dip in a South Carolina community pool. Firefighters say they responded to the YMCA of Beaufort to remove a three-foot alligator from the pool. They say they found it

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m. It turns out a 5-foot alligator was outside their front door Friday morning. And so were Tampa

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo. A graduating senior at Ontario High School posted a photo...

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

Texas Pet Store Owner Sues Delta Air Lines Over Dead Lizards

A West Texas pet store owner has sued Delta Air Lines over the 2014 deaths of 10 sungazer lizards being transported from South Africa.

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