News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:46 AM CDT

Texas Police Identity Burned Body Found in Truck

Texas Police Identity Burned Body Found in Truck

South Texas police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a man found dead in a burning truck.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:28 AM CDT

2 S. Texas Officers Shot Serving Warrant

2 S. Texas Officers Shot Serving Warrant

A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during a standoff is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house Tuesday night in which he had barricaded himself, authorities said.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 06:33 PM CDT

Cost of UT Regent Inquiry Almost $600,000

Cost of UT Regent Inquiry Almost $600,000

The bill for investigating the actions of a University of Texas System regent has totaled nearly $600,000.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:53 PM CDT

San Antonio Councilwoman Voted Mayor

San Antonio Councilwoman Voted Mayor

The City Council has voted to appoint Councilwoman Ivy Taylor as the next mayor of San Antonio, replacing the departing Julian Castro.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:45 PM CDT

Lawmakers Give Away Mail from Warren Jeffs

Lawmakers Give Away Mail from Warren Jeffs

More letters from Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of a polygamous sect, have streamed into the mailboxes of Utah legislators in recent months.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:38 PM CDT

'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

One of the infamous "Texas 7" gang of escapees now has an execution date.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:49 PM CDT

Ground Broken for Fort Hood Shootings Memorial

Ground Broken for Fort Hood Shootings Memorial

Ground has been broken for a Central Texas memorial to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded.

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:52 AM CDT

Explosion Levels Home in Willis

Explosion Levels Home in Willis

Three adults have suffered severe burns in a Central Texas house explosion that leveled the home.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 06:57 PM CDT

Police: Texas Man Posed as Vet to Treat Pets

Police: Texas Man Posed as Vet to Treat Pets

Houston police say they arrested a 26-year-man who posed as a veterinarian to charge customers for vaccinations and other treatment for their pets.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:39 PM CDT

Texas A&M to Restore Anchor Found in Puget Sound

Texas A&M to Restore Anchor Found in Puget Sound

An anchor recovered from Puget Sound north of Seattle and believed to be more than 200 years old has reached Texas A&M University for restoration.

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