News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 02:01 PM CDT

Police: Group Shot Out More Than 130 Windows

Police: Group Shot Out More Than 130 Windows

Central Texas authorities say they've arrested five people for shooting at vehicles and businesses on more than 130 occasions.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 11:46 AM CDT

Officials: 1 Dead in Fire at East Texas Marina

Officials: 1 Dead in Fire at East Texas Marina

One person is dead after an explosion and fire in a travel trailer at a marina on Lake Tawokoni Wednesday.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 11:12 AM CDT

West Texas Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoner

West Texas Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoner

Authorities say they're looking for a West Texas prisoner who fled a work detail as a janitor Monday.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:53 AM CDT

Texas Karate Studio Owner Sentenced for Child Porn

Texas Karate Studio Owner Sentenced for Child Porn

A 60-year-old Texas karate studio owner is sentenced to prison Wednesday after investigators discovered nearly 300 child porn images on his computer.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:05 AM CDT

Employee Fired Over Photographing Breastfeeding Customer

Employee Fired Over Photographing Breastfeeding Customer

A San Antonio Jason's Deli employee is fired after a woman said he took pictures of her breast-feeding inside the restaurant.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 06:44 AM CDT

Man Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Teen

Man Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Teen

A 21-year-old Central Texas man is sentenced to prison after a 13-year-old girl said he sexually assaulted her at an Austin party in July 2013.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 06:25 AM CDT

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Dies in Head-On Collision

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Dies in Head-On Collision

A Harris County Sheriff's deputy dies in a collision with an SUV after the driver crossed into oncoming traffic, authorities say.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 05:36 AM CDT

Houston Babysitter Charged in Scalding Death

Houston Babysitter Charged in Scalding Death

Houston police say a babysitter has been charged after a 2-year-old girl suffered fatal burns in her care in July.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 08:42 PM CDT

Texas Executes Ex-Gang Member for Deaths of 3

Texas Executes Ex-Gang Member for Deaths of 3

A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 03:46 PM CDT

Bush to Promote Book About His Father

Bush to Promote Book About His Father

Former President George W. Bush will be back in the public eye as he promotes "41," his upcoming book about his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

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