News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:41 AM CDT

Couple, Son Convicted for Roles in Marijuana Ring

Couple, Son Convicted for Roles in Marijuana Ring

A Central Texas man and his mother are sentenced Wednesday for intent to distribute marijuana. The man's father awaits sentencing for the same charge.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:29 AM CDT

Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

Chief: Texas Officer Suspended for Faking Reports

The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:58 AM CDT

Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Infant Abandoned at Houston Post Office

Houston authorities say they're investigating after a 1-month-old boy was left at a post office Wednesday.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:53 AM CDT

Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

Police: Texas Man Arrested after 7-Hour Standoff

A Texas Panhandle man wanted in a gun theft case faces additional charges after a seven-hour standoff with police.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:44 AM CDT

Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

Police: Texas Suspect to be Mentally Evaluated

A Central Texas man who police say fatally injured a disabled woman at an adult day center they attended will be mentally evaluated.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:42 AM CDT

Tyler Man Faces Prison for Scalding Child

Tyler Man Faces Prison for Scalding Child

A Tyler man faces up to 99 years in prison after being convicted Wednesday of scalding a 2-year-old in 2013 because the child urinated on himself.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:27 AM CDT

El Paso Couple Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

El Paso Couple Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

An El Paso couple has pleaded guilty to bringing women across the U.S.-Mexico border to work as prostitutes.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:25 AM CDT

Police: Employee Brought Meth Pipe to School

Police: Employee Brought Meth Pipe to School

San Antonio school police arrest a man they say brought brass knuckles and a pipe that tested positive for traces of methamphetamine to school Wednesday.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 05:53 PM CDT

Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Democrat Wendy Davis says she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas in the final days of her underdog bid for governor.

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 11:04 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, Oct. 23-25

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