News from around the state of Texas

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 05:56 AM CDT

Teen Charged in Burglary Videotaped on Baby Monitor

Teen Charged in Burglary Videotaped on Baby Monitor

A teenager has been charged with burglary after security video from inside a Houston-area house showed a man with a flashlight peering at a sleeping toddler in a crib.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 03:30 PM CDT

More Than 200 Immigrants Arrested at Texas Camp

More Than 200 Immigrants Arrested at Texas Camp

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 12:44 PM CDT

TX Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5 Percent

TX Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5 Percent

The strength of the Texas economy combined with a growing labor force contributed to a 5.5 percent March unemployment rate, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 06:05 AM CDT

Galveston Church Damaged by Ike to Reopen

Galveston Church Damaged by Ike to Reopen

A historic Roman Catholic church in Galveston closed since Hurricane Ike damaged it in 2008 reopens this weekend.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 05:56 AM CDT

UT Won't Pull Maroon Bluebonnets After All

UT Won't Pull Maroon Bluebonnets After All

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the UT campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 09:12 PM CDT

TX Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

TX Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:56 PM CDT

Man Convicted of Killing 4 Over Drug Stash

Man Convicted of Killing 4 Over Drug Stash

A fired South Texas sheriff's commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 05:43 AM CDT

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Abbott Campaign Accepting Bitcoin Contributions

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's campaign for governor says it will accept contributions made with the bitcoin virtual currency.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:42 PM CDT

South Texas Sheriff's Commander Pleads Guilty

South Texas Sheriff's Commander Pleads Guilty

A fired South Texas sheriff's commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss has pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 06:31 PM CDT

Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

Cruz Makes Second Visit to the Border as U.S. Senator

In his second visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told a far South Texas audience that Texans in the area care mostly about the same issues as those...

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Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

Men, how often do you replace your underwear? Probably not that often, a recent survey suggests. A study in the United Kingdom found that men hold onto their undies for an average of seven years, and 22 percent...

Texas Deacon Arrested for 1981 Pa. Murder

Texas Deacon Arrested for 1981 Pa. Murder

A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away.

Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

Man Makes Deposit, Exposes Himself: Police

An Arlington man was arrested Wednesday in Fort Worth after a bank teller reported that he exposed himself while making a deposit.

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"

A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Family Jumps From Runaway Carriage in "Terrifying" Ride

Five New York vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from an out-of-control carriage Monday morning when horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections...

Fat Cats Need New Home

Fat Cats Need New Home

San Antonio animal welfare staff members say a 26-pound tomcat faces a long road to recovery after his rescue from a neglectful home.

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