News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 04:32 PM CDT

Houston Road Rage Victim Speaks Out

Houston Road Rage Victim Speaks Out

A woman who was shot in the head during a road rage incident is now speaking out about her experience.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 01:41 PM CDT

U of Texas Regents Name Fenves Lone Finalist for President

U of Texas Regents Name Fenves Lone Finalist for President

The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Austin campus Provost Gary Fenves as the sole finalist to be school president on Friday.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 09:10 AM CDT

Experts Say Predator Likely Killed Texas Whooping Crane

Experts Say Predator Likely Killed Texas Whooping Crane

Experts believe an endangered whooping crane found dead this year near a South Texas refuge was likely killed by a predator.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 09:04 PM CDT

Baylor Wins Over Iowa 81-66

Baylor Wins Over Iowa 81-66

Sune Agbuke had a career-high 23 points and Baylor advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight for the fifth time in six years with an 81-66 win over Iowa on Friday night.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 08:43 AM CDT

Taxidermist Pleads Guilty in Rhino Case

Taxidermist Pleads Guilty in Rhino Case

A Central Texas taxidermist has pleaded guilty to illegally selling horns from an endangered black rhinoceros.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 12:44 PM CDT

Student Stabbed While Leaving Class at Texas High School

Student Stabbed While Leaving Class at Texas High School

Authorities say a student was stabbed five times inside a biology classroom at his high school in Southeast Texas, and that a 15-year-old student has been charged.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 07:16 AM CDT

Semi Plows into Unfinished Texas Interstate Bridge; 1 Killed

Semi Plows into Unfinished Texas Interstate Bridge; 1 Killed

A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions for several hours, authorities said.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 06:25 PM CDT

New Bill Introduced in TX to Stop Recording Police

New Bill Introduced in TX to Stop Recording Police

A committee hearing has been postponed regarding a controversial bill authored by a North Texas State Representative. Rep. Jason Villalba introduced a bill that would make it a misdemeanor to record police...

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 09:23 PM CDT

Judge Blocks Federal Rules Change for Gay Couples

Judge Blocks Federal Rules Change for Gay Couples

A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 05:53 PM CDT

Privatization Deal for Terrell State Hospital Canceled

Privatization Deal for Terrell State Hospital Canceled

A multimillion dollar deal to privatize a public psychiatric hospital in Terrell has been killed after a state audit revealed contract irregularities by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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Weird News
Sign Asks Joggers to "Stop Pooping" Along Trail

Sign Asks Joggers to "Stop Pooping" Along Trail

To whoever has been pooping on the public bike path in Hampton, Illinois – please stop, officials have asked. “Stop pooping on bike path,” read two new signs along the trail. And no, it’s not a message directed...

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

If you're at work Tuesday, some of your co-workers may be a bit distracted thanks to Google.

Purple Cat Up for Adoption

Purple Cat Up for Adoption

A bright purple cat is available for adoption at the Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth.

Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"

Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"

Two chickens dyed pink were spotted roaming the Portland, Oregon, waterfront park on Thursday, leaving many wondering why were they pink and who let them loose. The mystery didn't last long.

Intoxicated Man Arrived by Taxi to Rob Florida Bank: Police

Intoxicated Man Arrived by Taxi to Rob Florida Bank: Police

Authorities say an intoxicated man arrived by taxi to rob a Tallahassee, Florida, bank. Stanley Geddie, 47, demanded $100,000 from a bank manager Wednesday afternoon at the Capital City Bank, claiming he had...

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