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'Snakes everywhere': 45 rattlers removed from under Texas house
A West Texas homeowner who thought he had just a few snakes living under his house learned otherwise when dozens were removed last week. When strong winds made the TV act up, a man crawled under the house between the cities of Baird and Albany, about 115 miles southwest of Fort Worth, to see what wa
Two Texas college football players shot and robbed while on spring break in Miami
Two Texas college football players were shot and robbed while on spring break in Miami, police in Florida said. Jay Bias and Xavier Morris, who play for Texas A&M University-Commerce, were shot just before 5:30 a.m. on Saturday and taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to the Miami Po
Fire at Southeast Texas Petrochemicals Storage Facility Extinguished: Officials
The large fire that burned for several days at a Southeast Texas petrochemicals storage facility and sent a plume of pitch-black smoke thousands of feet into the atmosphere has been extinguished, plant officials say.
3 questions facing Texas A&M entering spring football, including who could fill vacancies on the defensive line
Breaking down the spring football outlook for Texas A&M:. Coach: Jimbo Fisher (9-4, one season at A&M; 92-27 overall, nine seasons) Last season: 9-4 (5-3 SEC, T-2 in SEC West) 1. Looking for linemen. The defensive line has arguably been A&M's deepest unit the last couple of seasons. That depth will
Osetkowski powers Texas past South Dakota State
Senior Dylan Osetkowski poured in a career-high 26 points to lead second-seeded Texas to a wild 79-73 win over seventh-seeded South Dakota State in NIT first-round play on Tuesday in Austin, Texas.
Texas Boy Scouts' Deaths Spur Power Line Safety Legislation
Texas lawmakers have introduced identical bills to address safety and regulations concerning electricity lines after the electrocution deaths of three boy scouts. Texas Rep. Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) and Texas Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) filed identical bills that would require electric utilities
Two local corrections officers charged after Texas Rangers investigation
BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Bell County corrections officers Kevin Miller and Terrance Gardner have been charged with assault/bodily injury and violation of the civil rights of a person in custody after a Texas Rangers investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
How these 2 graduate transfers have been key contributors in getting Texas Tech back to the NCAA tournament
Before Matt Mooney and Tariq Owens ever played a game at Texas Tech, they were representing the school at Big 12 media day in Kansas City. Coach Chris Beard wanted to send the message about where the two graduate transfers stood with him and the team before their one season in Lubbock.
Gov. Abbott directs Texas universities to investigate policies after admissions bribery scandal
Roughly one week after the public learned about the widespread college admissions bribery scheme, Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on Texas schools to look into their admissions policies.
Texas woman accused of renting daughter, 5, to man for sex for $400
ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (KOSA) A 36-year-old woman from Ector County was arrested after authorities say she allowed a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.
Texas A&M's Kellen Mond, other college athletes aren't happy with latest NCAA 'a day in the life' advertisement
One hour before Sunday's NCAA tournament selection special, the collegiate athletic governing body dropped a 30-second promotional video about being a student-athlete. In less than 48 hours, the video has drawn its fair share of criticism from athletes around the country. Former A&M basketball playe
Border agents in Texas snag more than 400 illegals in 5-minute span
It took a mere five minutes on Tuesday morning for Border Patrol agents in Texas to apprehend more than 400 illegal immigrants. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), agents near the wall just west of Bowie High School in El Paso encountered a group of 194 illegals around 2:45 a.m. J
Residents near fire raging at Texas chemical plant raise health concerns
A chemical plant near Houston has been burning since Sunday morning. Officials said Tuesday they don't know how long it will take to burn itself out. Firefighters are trying to keep it from spreading - as thick black smoke billows into the air, hour after hour.
Texas Senate approves bill following Austin's lead on allowing pets in restaurants
AUSTIN, Texas — On Tuesday, the Texas Senate approved a bill allowing restaurants in the state to serve customers and their dogs in outdoor areas. The bill, introduced by Republican Senator Kelly Hancock from the Fort Worth area, follows Austin's lead, which approved a city ordinance that allowed do
Someone is throwing rocks at cars on Texas highways
TEMPLE, Texas — At 3:16 p.m. Monday, the Temple Police Department got a call about a rock hitting a vehicle after it was thrown from another car, public information officer Ellen Morton said.
Native American inmates in Texas don't have to cut hair, court rules
BEEVILLE, Texas — Three male Native American inmates in Texas will be allowed to grow their hair long as an expression of their religious beliefs after winning a lawsuit against the state prison system.
North Texas Stores Raided, CBD Products Seized
Duncanville police say they removed hundreds of pounds of CBD products from two stores, along with more than 30 pounds of what they described as marijuana, in what the stores’ owners described as a big misunderstanding.
Texas Equusearch needs help locating missing 73-year-old woman
HOUSTON — Law enforcement and Texas EquuSearch needs your help finding a 73-year-old woman who has been missing for nine days. Maria Rico-Suaste was last seen at her home in northeast Houston on March 11.
Texas House panel advances school finance bill but removes merit pay provision
The Texas House Public Education Committee unanimously signed off on a comprehensive $9 billion school finance and property tax reform bill Tuesday — but only after removing a controversial educator merit pay provision that had angered teachers unions.
First Texas Democrat To Run For President In 2020, Julian Castro, Campaigns In Dallas
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – More than 100 people filled St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin restaurant and bar in Dallas’ Deep Ellum Tuesday evening to meet Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro.