News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 06:54 AM CDT

Animal Shelter Euthanizes Dogs After Virus Outbreak

Animal Shelter Euthanizes Dogs After Virus Outbreak

A New Braunfels animal shelter says they had to euthanize 75 percent of its dogs after a distemper outbreak.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 06:28 AM CDT

Man Convicted for Repeatedly Raping Autistic Girl

Man Convicted for Repeatedly Raping Autistic Girl

A judge sentences 29-year-old Jesus Herrera to 14 years in prison after he pleaded no contest to charges of raping an autistic girl for several years.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 03:19 AM CDT

Ex-NFL QB Ryan Leaf Sentenced to 5 Years

Ex-NFL QB Ryan Leaf Sentenced to 5 Years

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 08:15 PM CDT

San Antonio Says Its Tesla Bid Surpassed Nevada's

San Antonio Says Its Tesla Bid Surpassed Nevada's

San Antonio's economic development czar says the Alamo City's bid for Tesla's proposed $5 billion battery factory was superior to the state of Nevada's, and that was even without any additional incentives...

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 03:08 PM CDT

Texas Gay Marriage Ban Hurts Kids, Attorneys Argue

Texas Gay Marriage Ban Hurts Kids, Attorneys Argue

Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas' gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in "stable, lasting relationships."

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 03:02 PM CDT

Lawsuit Argues Texas to Use Expired Execution Drug

Lawsuit Argues Texas to Use Expired Execution Drug

Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate scheduled for execution Wednesday for a double slaying in Houston alleged in a federal lawsuit the sedative intended for his lethal injection is expired and its use...

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 02:15 PM CDT

FBI: Air Marshal Attacked With Syringe in Nigeria

FBI: Air Marshal Attacked With Syringe in Nigeria

The FBI says a U.S. air marshal was attacked with a syringe at a Nigerian airport.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 11:59 AM CDT

Meat-Free School Lunches Draw Ire of State Official

Meat-Free School Lunches Draw Ire of State Official

The state's agriculture commissioner says he's not pleased with a school district that only offers meat-free lunch options every Monday.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 07:24 AM CDT

Texas Man Accused of Threatening HS Coaches

Texas Man Accused of Threatening HS Coaches

A South Texas man is accused of barging into a locker room and threatening several High School football coaches in an player dispute involving his brother.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 06:28 AM CDT

Janitor Arrested for Stealing from Houston Cheerleaders

Janitor Arrested for Stealing from Houston Cheerleaders

A Texas janitor is arrested after police say he stole credit cards and cellphones from cheerleaders at the University of Houston's new stadium.

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Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

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Burger King Japan's Kuro Burger Has Black Buns, Cheese

Burger King Japan's Kuro Burger Has Black Buns, Cheese

Burger King Japan has launched the Kuro ("black") burger, which will be for sale through November. And it looks as unappealing as you would expect.

Pumpkin Chunkin Contest Gets New Home

Pumpkin Chunkin Contest Gets New Home

An annual pumpkin flinging contest that draws thousands of people to Delaware has a new home. Officials announced Thursday that the World Championship Punkin Chunkin event will be held at the Dover International...

World's Tallest Dog Dies in Michigan

World's Tallest Dog Dies in Michigan

The Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5.

Giant Panda Gets Dental Work: Raw Video

Giant Panda Gets Dental Work: Raw Video

San Diego Zookeepers put one of their giant panda's under anesthetic to fix a chip in her tooth. The zoo provided this video.

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