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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils education bills

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils education billsState senators unveiled several bills at the Capitol Tuesday morning to improve education statewide.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Texas

San Antonio fire crew unaware fire was at high-rise

San Antonio fire crew unaware fire was at high-riseAn analysis by the San Antonio Fire Department says the arrival of specialized resources to a fire at senior living apartments was delayed because responders were unaware it was a high-rise.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Texas

Goodell to testify Tuesday in Super Bowl seating trial

Goodell to testify Tuesday in Super Bowl seating trialSeven irate fans are suing the NFL after they didn't get the seats they were promised and paid for during Super Bowl XLV at what was then called Cowboys Stadium in 2011.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

McLennan County deputy constable charged with online solicitation

McLennan County deputy constable charged with online solicitationA Central Texas law enforcement officer has been charged with online solicitation after allegedly trying to meet a girl for sex.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Sports

Wrongly-accused athlete back on college court after jail

Wrongly-accused athlete back on college court after jailFormer Oklahoma State basketball standout Darrell Williams had his career derailed after he was convicted of rape.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

Perry, Cruz to speak at NRA meeting

Perry, Cruz to speak at NRA meetingSeveral potential Republican candidates for president are scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville in April.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

San Antonio girl's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor Swift

San Antonio girl's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor SwiftThe 4-year-old terminal brain cancer patient came face-to-face with the pop star Monday evening via Facetime
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Homicide victim's wife charged with evidence tampering

Homicide victim's wife charged with evidence tamperingInvestigators have identified the homicide victim found dead in a Williamson County home on Saturday as Ali Khan.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

More than dozen hurt in San Marcos truck-school bus wreck

More than dozen hurt in San Marcos truck-school bus wreckMore than a dozen students and adults have been hurt after a truck rear-ended a stopped Central Texas school bus.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

False alarm triggers anxiety in Celina schools

False alarm triggers anxiety in Celina schoolsBefore any pictures were taken and tweeted of officers combing through classrooms, there was the alert that landed on several faculty phones warning of a possible gunman on campus.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Judge denies new trial for Kaufman killer Eric Williams

Judge denies new trial for Kaufman killer Eric WilliamsA judge denied convicted killer Eric Williams' request for a new trial Monday.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Texas

American Airlines worker dies after fall at DFW Airport

American Airlines worker dies after fall at DFW AirportAn American Airlines employee suffered fatal injuries during a fall from a jetway Monday morning at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Texas

House explodes in southeast Dallas, 2 survive

House explodes in southeast Dallas, 2 surviveDallas Fire-Rescue said no one was seriously injured when a house in southeast Dallas was flattened in an explosion on Monday evening.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Parents of murder victim demand changes in border security

Parents of murder victim demand changes in border securityHe was stopped at a red light at 18th and Mangum when a gunman opened fire.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

Happy birthday, Texas! Today marks Texas Independence Day

Happy birthday, Texas! Today marks Texas Independence DayTexas joined the United States on Dec. 29, 1845, and became the 28th state.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Texas

Ebola nurse Nina Pham to sue Dallas hospital

Ebola nurse Nina Pham to sue Dallas hospitalFour months after she recovered from Ebola, nurse Nina Pham is looking to recover damages. On Monday, she and her attorney, Charla Aldous, plan to file a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Supreme Court refuses appeal from Lubbock man on death row

Supreme Court refuses appeal from Lubbock man on death rowThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Lubbock man sent to Texas death row for the 1998 robbery and slaying of a 72-year-old retired preacher and maintenance worker.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

2 teenagers killed in rollover crash in Central Texas

2 teenagers killed in rollover crash in Central TexasTwo teens are dead and three others injured after a rollover crash near Elgin early Saturday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Former Prime Prep Academy employee suing over firing

Former Prime Prep Academy employee suing over firingAn ex-worker is suing over his firing and assault against a nonprofit sponsor of a now-closed North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

2 dead after SUV runs off North Texas bridge

2 dead after SUV runs off North Texas bridgeTwo people were killed and a third was injured Saturday night when their sport utility vehicle plunged off a slick overpass and into a creek in far west Fort Worth.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Business

NXP Semiconductors acquires Austin's Freescale in $40 billion merger

NXP Semiconductors acquires Austin's Freescale in $40 billion mergerNXP Semiconductors and Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor announced a $40 billion merger Sunday.
  • Business
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Standoff ends in fatal shooting near Lackland AFB

Standoff ends in fatal shooting near Lackland AFBSan Antonio officers and investigators were on the scene of an apparent standoff near Lackland Air Force Base San Antonio Sunday.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Woman cites sign language barrier at Dallas hospital

Woman cites sign language barrier at Dallas hospitalA Dallas woman says she was refused treatment at a local hospital because she is deaf.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Snow can't stop this Texas couple's outdoor wedding

Snow can't stop this Texas couple's outdoor weddingLove is a lot of things, and Tiffany and Clay will be the first to tell you it is not perfect
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Crime

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda can

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda canAccording to the boy, the man came up to him while he was on his way to school with his two older sister and gave them a goodie bag
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Here's what you need to know about the Two Steps, One Sticker change

Here's what you need to know about the Two Steps, One Sticker changeOn March 1, Texas is changing the way vehicles are inspected and registered. It sounds simple: "Two Steps, One Sticker." Drivers aren't finding it that easy
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Sports

Fellow armed robber with ex-A&M standout also gets prison

Fellow armed robber with ex-A&M standout also gets prisonA fellow armed robber who helped Texas A&M all-time leading rusher Darren Lewis hold up Dallas-area businesses is also going to federal prison.
  • Sports
  • 5 days ago
Texas

More Texas troopers sought to serve along Mexican border

More Texas troopers sought to serve along Mexican borderLaw enforcement officers in Texas are being recruited to join the Department of Public Safety for duty mainly along the border with Mexico.
  • Texas
  • 5 days ago
Politics

Rick Perry tells CPAC: Obama has made the world less safe

Rick Perry tells CPAC: Obama has made the world less safeFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the Islamic State group seizing territory in the Middle East represents the worst threat to freedom since communism.
  • Politics
  • 5 days ago
Weather

Wintry weather causes more wrecks, jams across North Texas

Wintry weather causes more wrecks, jams across North TexasMore snow moved into north Texas right on schedule Friday morning
  • Weather
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys

Police release report involving Dez Bryant's girlfriend

Police release report involving Dez Bryant's girlfriendDez Bryant's off-the-field behavior has been in the headlines as much as his on-the-field heroics.
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Dallas area has another quake, 3.1 magnitude near Irving

Dallas area has another quake, 3.1 magnitude near IrvingThe Dallas area has had another minor earthquake.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

More Texas troopers sought to serve along Mexican border

More Texas troopers sought to serve along Mexican borderLaw enforcement officers in Texas are being recruited to join the Department of Public Safety for duty mainly along the border with Mexico.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Corpus Christi man with millions of child porn images gets 8-year term

Corpus Christi man with millions of child porn images gets 8-year termA South Texas man who downloaded more than 5 million pornographic images has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
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DeSoto police shooting linked to monster truck theft

DeSoto police shooting linked to monster truck theftThree people face charges after the driver of a stolen car backed into a Dallas-area police officer before being shot by another officer.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
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Austin church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculpture

Austin church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculptureIt's called "Homeless Jesus," sculpted by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz.
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago