News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:59 PM CDT

Texas Rangers Say No Evidence of Crime by Mortuary

Texas Rangers Say No Evidence of Crime by Mortuary

Texas Rangers have cited lack of evidence in not pursuing a criminal case over multiple unidentified immigrants buried in single graves.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:54 PM CDT

Old South Texas Bottling Plant May Get New Look

Old South Texas Bottling Plant May Get New Look

When he was 6 years old, Wayne Adickes pressed his nose against the glass window to look into the Cuero Coca-Cola bottling plant.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:12 PM CDT

MyPlates Reaches $25M Texas Goal Early

MyPlates Reaches $25M Texas Goal Early

A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 01:53 PM CDT

Texas Brush Control Program Draws Opposition

Texas Brush Control Program Draws Opposition

A Texas conservation board will next week decide how to distribute millions of dollars from a brush-clearing program that aims to boost water supplies.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:48 AM CDT

Suspect in Body in Trunk Case Caught

Suspect in Body in Trunk Case Caught

A suspect in a San Antonio slaying in which the victim's body was stuffed in the trunk of a car has been captured in Houston.

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.

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