News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:16 AM CST

Man Who Killed Deputy Gets Life in Prison

Man Who Killed Deputy Gets Life in Prison

A sexual assault suspect has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a West Texas deputy as he tried to serve a warrant.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 09:24 AM CST

Lawyers: Detained Immigrant Families Issued Bonds

Lawyers: Detained Immigrant Families Issued Bonds

Immigration attorneys say the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has begun issuing bonds for Central American immigrant families detained in Karnes County.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 09:08 AM CST

Galveston Trolleys to Run Again, Idle Since Hurricane Ike

Galveston Trolleys to Run Again, Idle Since Hurricane Ike

Trolleys will be running again in Galveston after service was washed out when Hurricane Ike struck in 2008.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 08:57 AM CST

Major Work Done on Shoreline Boulevard in Corpus Christi

Major Work Done on Shoreline Boulevard in Corpus Christi

Drivers along Shoreline Boulevard in Corpus Christi should have an easier time getting around.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 08:25 AM CST

More Texas Troopers Sought to Serve Along Mexican Border

More Texas Troopers Sought to Serve Along Mexican Border

Law enforcement officers in Texas are being recruited to join the Department of Public Safety for duty mainly along the border with Mexico.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 01:42 PM CST

8 Students Accused in Fatal Beating of Emu

8 Students Accused in Fatal Beating of Emu

Some West Texas teenagers have been accused in the beating death of an emu during a party on private property.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 02:00 PM CST

Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Cruz: Make Candidates Claiming Conservatism Prove It

Sen. Ted Cruz says voters need to demand presidential hopefuls prove they're conservative and not just take their word.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 02:00 PM CST

Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Perry Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

Attorneys for former Gov. Rick Perry have asked a Texas appeals court to dismiss felony charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free speech grounds, arguing that what's "at stake is not just...

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 05:59 PM CST

UT Fraternity Got Prior Party Complaint

UT Fraternity Got Prior Party Complaint

The University of Texas received a complaint about a fraternity's portrayal of Hispanics at a party a year before the same fraternity came under scrutiny for a similar party earlier this month.

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 07:27 AM CST

Texas Mother Arrested for Pulling Gun on Student

Texas Mother Arrested for Pulling Gun on Student

A Texas mother has been arrested after police say she pulled a gun on a student.

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Fla. Widow Finds WWII Grenade in Husband’s Storage

Fla. Widow Finds WWII Grenade in Husband’s Storage

A widow who was cleaning out her husband's storage found a World War II-era grenade in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Wednesday. A bomb squad was called in and the grenade was secured and safely removed.

Man Can't Sue Applebee's Over Burns He Got Praying

Man Can't Sue Applebee's Over Burns He Got Praying

A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a Burlington County Applebee's.

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven

Children will soon be able to make Girl Scout cookies at home.

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

NH Woman Admits She Dug Up Dad's Grave in Search of "Real Will"

A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Melanie Nash was one of four accused in the plan to...

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

A 35-year-old man was robbed of his clothing and valuables after he agreed to smoke marijuana with two men in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood early Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said Friday.

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