Texas News - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

News from around the state of Texas

Oct 10, 2018

Houston Bar Owners Launch a Line of Beer for Dogs

Houston Bar Owners Launch a Line of Beer for Dogs

A line of beer for dogs doesn't exactly dance on a human palate, thanks to a complete lack of sodium. But that was never the intention. Megan and Steve Long, who own two bars in Houston, wanted to create a...

Oct 11, 2018

2 Men Banned from Gun Range After Selfie With Firearm

2 Men Banned from Gun Range After Selfie With Firearm

Two men have been banned from a Houston gun range for life after one pointed an unloaded gun at the other while taking a picture.

Oct 3, 2018

Man Sentenced 80 Years in Separate Fatal Crashes

Man Sentenced 80 Years in Separate Fatal Crashes

A Houston man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for causing the deaths of a military veteran and a 6-year-old boy in separate traffic collisions while under the influence of drugs.

Oct 3, 2018

Lawsuit Accuses Facebook of Enabling Human Traffickers

Lawsuit Accuses Facebook of Enabling Human Traffickers

A human trafficking survivor from Texas sued Facebook this week, alleging the social media platform provides human traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ...

Oct 2, 2018

Ted Cruz's Office in Houston Evacuated After Delivery

Ted Cruz's Office in Houston Evacuated After Delivery

A spokeswoman for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says a package addressed to Cruz's Houston campaign headquarters caused a lockdown, which was later lifted.

Oct 2, 2018

Woman in Custody After Deadly Shooting Outside Houston Mall

Woman in Custody After Deadly Shooting Outside Houston Mall

Police in Houston say a man is dead and his girlfriend is in custody following a fatal shooting in a mall parking lot.

Oct 2, 2018

At-Risk Houston Students Made Gains Despite Harvey

At-Risk Houston Students Made Gains Despite Harvey

Several Houston schools with some of the largest populations of at-risk students defied expectations in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and showed improvement in state scores.

Sep 30, 2018

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston Officials Halt Construction of 'Robot Brothel'

Houston city officials have ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to a Canadian company's plan to open a so-called "robot brothel" in the city.

Sep 28, 2018

Texas Voter Rolls Grow by 400,000 Since March

Texas Voter Rolls Grow by 400,000 Since March

Texas has set a new voter registration record of 15.6 million people ahead of the highly-anticipated Senate race between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

Sep 28, 2018

Second Beto, Cruz Debate Postponed Due to Kavanaugh Hearings

Second Beto, Cruz Debate Postponed Due to Kavanaugh Hearings

The second debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has been postponed.

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.
Follow Us