News from around the state of Texas

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:42 AM CDT

Official: UT Football Could Play in Mexico

Official: UT Football Could Play in Mexico

University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says the school could play football in Mexico City by 2020 in order to expand its brand internationally.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 05:46 PM CDT

170 Held on $1M Bond After Biker Gang Shootout

170 Held on $1M Bond After Biker Gang Shootout

Approximately 170 outlaw motorcycle gang members are being charged with engaging in organized crime related to capital murder stemming from a deadly shootout that left nine dead and 18 injured in Waco Sunday.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 04:25 PM CDT

9 Dead, Hundreds Charged in Biker Gang Shootout

9 Dead, Hundreds Charged in Biker Gang Shootout

Nine people were killed and others were injured in a shooting involving rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant on Sunday.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 08:44 PM CDT

Texas Tech Confers Honorary Degree on Tim Cole

Texas Tech Confers Honorary Degree on Tim Cole

Texas Tech University has conferred a posthumous diploma on a student who died in prison after he was wrongfully convicted of rape.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 06:04 PM CDT

Tornadoes in Corpus Christi Area Injure 3

Tornadoes in Corpus Christi Area Injure 3

Severe thunderstorms spawned several weak tornadoes in the Corpus Christi area of South Texas, causing minor injuries to three workers at a steel pipe factory construction site.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 05:04 PM CDT

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

A losing ticket brought a huge win in a Texas Lottery second-chance drawing in McKinney

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 05:36 PM CDT

Judge Returns Mexican Girl to Custody of U.S. Mom

Judge Returns Mexican Girl to Custody of U.S. Mom

A Mexican court was determining the future of a teenager at the center of a cross-border custody case Friday after DNA testing confirmed she is the daughter of a Texas woman who has been searching for her...

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 05:05 PM CDT

Top 3 US Airlines Take On Middle Eastern Carriers

Top 3 US Airlines Take On Middle Eastern Carriers

CEOs of the three largest U.S. airlines are stepping up their attack against Middle Eastern competitors that they say get unfair government subsidizes.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 06:34 PM CDT

Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid

Perry Expected to Announce White House Bid

Former Gov. Rick Perry expected to announce his candidacy for U.S. President on June 4.

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 04:03 PM CDT

Teacher Eats Live Worms After Students Pass Starr

Teacher Eats Live Worms After Students Pass Starr

Teachers at one Central Texas elementary school have rewarded their students for finishing their end-of-year tests by performing a series of escalating dares -- including eating live worms.

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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

The sight of a stuffed tiger — a very large stuffed tiger — lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it...

NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

Four men are under arrest after police recovered a stolen trailer loaded with pasta products in Linden.

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

Texas Man Wins Big With Losing Lotto Ticket

A losing ticket brought a huge win in a Texas Lottery second-chance drawing in McKinney

"Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail

"Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail

Authorities in Southern California are searching for a 23-year-old woman who escaped police custody several hours after being arrested. Officials say Kelly Smith was sitting in the booking area of the Ventura...

PETA Posts Alleged Student Video of Dancing Dead Cats

PETA Posts Alleged Student Video of Dancing Dead Cats

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Stripper Seeks Protective Order Against TX Sen.

Stripper Seeks Protective Order Against TX Sen.

An apparent stripper in Oklahoma has filed for a protective order against a Texas Republican state senator who likened what he called America's "spiritual battle" to the Holocaust.

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