News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 03:21 PM CDT

Stunt Plane Owned by Texan Crashes Ahead of NY Air Show, Killing Pilot

Stunt Plane Owned by Texan Crashes Ahead of NY Air Show, Killing Pilot

Police say a stunt plane has crashed while practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York, killing the Texas pilot.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:19 PM CDT

Spate of Violence Prompts Crackdown in El Paso

Spate of Violence Prompts Crackdown in El Paso

A surge in violence in parts of El Paso prompted a crackdown by police that has led to more than 100 arrests over a two-week period.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 01:29 PM CDT

Hospice Executive Charged in Man's Death

Hospice Executive Charged in Man's Death

The administrator of a South Texas hospice has been charged with capital murder in the death of a 96-year-old man who authorities say had left her his estate.

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 at 09:32 AM CDT

High School Football Scores: Aug. 27-29

High School Football Scores: Aug. 27-29

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 27-29, 2015.

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 at 09:38 AM CDT

High School Football Top 10 Schedule for Aug. 27-29

High School Football Top 10 Schedule for Aug. 27-29

Schedule/results for the teams ranked in The Associated Press Texas high school football poll, Aug. 26-28.

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 11:33 AM CDT

Shooting Ranch Ideal Location for 'Shotgun Weddings'

Shooting Ranch Ideal Location for 'Shotgun Weddings'

A Texas ranch is redefining what it means to have a "shotgun wedding" by combining a shooting course with a breathtaking wedding venue.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 07:18 PM CDT

Judge Clears Way for Removal of Jeff. Davis Statue

Judge Clears Way for Removal of Jeff. Davis Statue

A judge on Thursday cleared the way for the University of Texas to move a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis away from the main area of campus, despite objections from a Southern heritage group that...

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 04:55 PM CDT

Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked to West Nile

Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 03:57 PM CDT

Community Pool Site Near Houston Trashed During Party

Community Pool Site Near Houston Trashed During Party

Investigators are trying to determine who vandalized a community pool near Houston during a party where some revelers arrived by stretch limousine.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 02:04 PM CDT

Texas Gas Prices Falling Again

Texas Gas Prices Falling Again

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen 7 cents this week to settle at $2.29 per gallon.

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Donald Trump Piñatas Take Over San Francisco's Mission District

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No Bones About It: Dog Mayor Plans to Run for President

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Ind. Man Hooks Fish With Human-Looking Teeth

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Weird Lights Spotted Over El Paso

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