News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 07:09 AM CDT

University of Texas Building ID Theft Web Site

University of Texas Building ID Theft Web Site

The University of Texas Center for Identity says it's using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with identity theft and online fraud.

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 01:13 AM CDT

Jurors to Decide Sentence in Shoe Stabbing

Jurors to Decide Sentence in Shoe Stabbing

Jurors are set to start deliberating punishment for a Houston woman convicted of murder for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 03:15 PM CDT

Onlookers Find Consolation in Fort Hood Ceremony

Onlookers Find Consolation in Fort Hood Ceremony

Old wounds reopened for Kelli Heinz as the somber sounds of a trumpet echoed through the air.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 03:06 PM CDT

Armstrong Provides Names in Written Testimony

Armstrong Provides Names in Written Testimony

Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use. He insists he didn't pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 02:52 PM CDT

Woman Accused of Poisoning Child with Salt

Woman Accused of Poisoning Child with Salt

A Houston-area woman has been arrested for giving her daughter dangerously large amounts of salt that required the girl to be hospitalized.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 01:24 PM CDT

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days to reel in red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:22 AM CDT

South Texas Man Accused of Hacking Attempts

South Texas Man Accused of Hacking Attempts

A South Texas man who federal prosecutors say is linked to the hacking collective Anonymous is facing additional charges for attempting to illegally access Internet servers on thousands of occasions.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:13 AM CDT

Man Accused of Indecency of TX Police Worker

Man Accused of Indecency of TX Police Worker

A man has been charged with indecent exposure in an alleged incident involving a uniformed Corpus Christi police employee in the department parking lot.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:03 AM CDT

Police Chief Cracks Down on DWI Officers

Police Chief Cracks Down on DWI Officers

Officers and support staff who drive drunk face dismissal in a stricter DWI policy applying to those who enforce the law, Austin police Chief Art Acevedo said.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:51 PM CDT

Gas Prices Climb Across Texas

Gas Prices Climb Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices have risen a nickel this week across Texas.

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