News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 06:18 AM CDT

Texas Man Admits Trying to Entice Minors for Sex

Texas Man Admits Trying to Entice Minors for Sex

A 41-year-old Texas man admits traveling to Missouri to have sex with two minor sisters whose supposed father -- an undercover detective -- he met online.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 05:11 AM CDT

Texas Storms Bring Flooding, Road Closures

Texas Storms Bring Flooding, Road Closures

Rainstorms moving east across the state have brought heavy rainfall to parts of Central Texas, flash flood warnings to the Houston area and a lightning strike that ignited an oil tank fire.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 02:33 PM CDT

Auto Wrecks With at Least 3 Fatalities On the Rise

Auto Wrecks With at Least 3 Fatalities On the Rise

The number of auto accidents involving three or more deaths has more than doubled in Texas since 2010, with more fatalities occurring along roads seeing increased traffic because of the oil and gas boom.

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:21 PM CDT

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule

AP Texas High School Football Top 10 Schedule

Schedule for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Sept. 19-23.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 04:09 PM CDT

Court Reverses Woman's Conviction in Child's Death

Court Reverses Woman's Conviction in Child's Death

A state appeals court Wednesday overturned the conviction of a South Texas woman imprisoned for capital murder in the 2006 salt poisoning death of her 4-year-old foster son.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 03:13 PM CDT

Austin Man Awarded 'Genius Grant'

Austin Man Awarded 'Genius Grant'

An Austin man is among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:06 AM CDT

Man, 58, Dies in Houston Equipment Accident

Man, 58, Dies in Houston Equipment Accident

Houston police say a 58-year-old man has died after a large piece of equipment fell and struck him.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:43 AM CDT

Man Cut Infant Daugther With Blade: Police

Man Cut Infant Daugther With Blade: Police

A Central Texas man has been charged with injuring a child after police say he cut his 10-month-old daughter with a box cutter.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:15 AM CDT

Lubbock Unveils Statue of Wrongly Convicted Man

Lubbock Unveils Statue of Wrongly Convicted Man

Twenty-eight years to the day after Timothy Cole was falsely convicted of raping a Texas Tech student, Lubbock and state officials will unveil a statue honoring the U.S. Army veteran on a street corner not...

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 at 01:15 PM CDT

Texas May Limit New AP History Course's Influence

Texas May Limit New AP History Course's Influence

Texas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they're rife with anti-American biases.

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