Texas News - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

News from around the state of Texas

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:15 PM CDT

'Mattress Mack' Flies Astros Fans to Game 6

'Mattress Mack' Flies Astros Fans to Game 6

Mack McIngvale, Houston's Mattress Mack, flew 98 Astros fans to Los Angeles for Tuesday's game. He gave away 20 pairs of tickets in a drawing and then another 20 to first-responders and another 12 to Gallery...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:49 AM CDT

Trump Selects Ryan Patrick for US Attorney

Trump Selects Ryan Patrick for US Attorney

President Donald Trump has nominated for U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas an ex-state district judge whose father is Texas' tea party-backed lieutenant governor.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

Dozens of Dairy Queen Restaurants to Close

Dozens of Dairy Queen Restaurants to Close

Vasari LLC, a Dairy Queen franchisee in Texas, New Mexico & Oklahoma, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:24 PM CDT

Former Texas Nurse Faces 5th Murder Charge in Child's Death

Former Texas Nurse Faces 5th Murder Charge in Child's Death

A former nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 Texas children has been indicted on a murder charge for the fifth time this year.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:57 PM CDT

Harvey Infrastructure Fixes Need $61B From Feds, Texas Says

Harvey Infrastructure Fixes Need $61B From Feds, Texas Says

Texas needs $61-plus billion in federal funding just to rebuild public infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Harvey, as well as to cover projects to prevent future flooding.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:32 PM CDT

5 Immigrants Caught in El Paso After Storm Drain Crossing

5 Immigrants Caught in El Paso After Storm Drain Crossing

Federal agents in West Texas have rescued two immigrants from an El Paso storm drain after catching three others who emerged from the underground passage.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:54 PM CDT

Punished Child Forced to Brush Teeth With Cat Feces: Warrant

Punished Child Forced to Brush Teeth With Cat Feces: Warrant

Investigators say a San Antonio-area couple punished their three young children by forcing one to brush her teeth with cat feces, using a shock collar as punishment and beating them with a thorny switch.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 05:30 PM CDT

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

Rep. Jeb Hensarling Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX 5th District) announced on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 08:54 AM CDT

Okla., Texas Officials Push Houston Affordable Housing Plan

Okla., Texas Officials Push Houston Affordable Housing Plan

Officials in Oklahoma and Texas are collaborating to provide housing vouchers for low-income residents of Houston where Hurricane Harvey ruined many of the already limited affordable housing options in the...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:17 PM CDT

Rancher Faces Indictments for Allegedly Killing Bald Eagles

Rancher Faces Indictments for Allegedly Killing Bald Eagles

An 82-year-old Texas Hill Country rancher is indicted on suspicion of killing two bald eagles, a federally protected bird.

About
Texas is a big, big state. On this page you'll find a list of stories from other parts of Texas, outside of Dallas-Fort Worth.