News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:40 AM CDT

San Antonio Man Convicted for Human Trafficking

San Antonio Man Convicted for Human Trafficking

A San Antonio jury convicts a man who prosecutors say lured women into homes and forced them into prostitution.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 09:51 AM CDT

Parts of Texas Abortion Law Blocked

Parts of Texas Abortion Law Blocked

The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state's abortion facilities.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 07:50 AM CDT

Austin Man Arrested After Slow-Speed Chase

Austin Man Arrested After Slow-Speed Chase

Austin police arrested a man who they say stole luxury vehicles and led them on a slow-speed chase in a Porsche.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:14 AM CDT

2 Boys Survive Deer Stand Lightning Strike

2 Boys Survive Deer Stand Lightning Strike

Authorities say two East Texas teens should be fine after lightning struck the metal deer stand they were in.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:13 AM CDT

Houston Police Investigate Body Found in the Street

Houston Police Investigate Body Found in the Street

Houston police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found shot on a residential street.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:25 AM CDT

Police: Armed Texas Man Fatally Shot by Officer

Police: Armed Texas Man Fatally Shot by Officer

Authorities say a U.S. marshal has fatally shot an armed Texas man wanted in the killing of his wife in front of her children.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 05:20 AM CDT

Sheriff: Texas Man Dies after Deputy Uses Stun Gun

Sheriff: Texas Man Dies after Deputy Uses Stun Gun

The Texas Rangers are investigating a man's death after a deputy sheriff shot him with a stun gun.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 01:32 PM CDT

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

An El Paso middle school football player has discovered a human skull while cleaning a pauper cemetery as part of a community service project.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 06:58 AM CDT

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 91-Year-Old

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 91-Year-Old

Police are looking for a man they say entered a Houston retirement community and sexually assaulted a 91-year-old woman.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 04:15 PM CDT

Baby Sitter in Child Death Case Back in Texas

Baby Sitter in Child Death Case Back in Texas

A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been returned to Texas for violating probation.

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Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar: Police

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail

Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Florida Man Accused of Stealing Restaurant Plumbing Parts

Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city. St. Petersburg police said Friday that they arrested...

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

Burglar Finds $10,000 Hidden in Coffee Cans

State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth. The homeowner had the money stored in six or seven red plastic Folgers coffee...

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

PHOTO: Man Plays With 2 Snakes on NYC Subway

Snakes on a plane? Fuggedaboutit. In New York City, surprised subway riders discovered two snakes on a train. Eric Hertzog said he got on the C train at Canal Street this week and saw the man with the

Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Woman Gets Snake She Didn't Order in Mail

Granite City, Illinois, police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number. Delores Gavin said a FedEx delivery man left the snake at her front...

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

Texas Football Player Finds Skull at Cemetery

An El Paso middle school football player has discovered a human skull while cleaning a pauper cemetery as part of a community service project.

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