Texas News

Young voters in the Republican presidential race are flocking to a 76-year-old great-grandfather who gives eye-glazing speeches on monetary policy and disappears from the campaign trail for days at a time to rest. Texas Rep. Ron Paul's libertarian message of less government and...
Authorities are investigating after a Central Texas high school was briefly evacuated when someone spotted a replica grenade in the vehicle of a man who wasn't a faculty member or student. Travis County sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade says Manor (MAY'-ner) High School was cleared...
A Houston teenager accused of shooting a classmate in the leg says he was defending himself from a group of boys who have been bullying him when he fired a handgun at school. Warren Lewis remained jailed Wednesday after he was arrested for the shooting a day earlier. The student...
Authorities have arrested 10 current and two former students of a Southeast Texas high school on drug charges after a four-month investigation in which an undercover officer posed as a fellow student. The 10 current students from Angleton High School were arrested on campus...
Dr Pepper is ending its 120-year relationship with its oldest and smallest bottler, which had carved a market niche by producing Dr Pepper sweetened with cane sugar. Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. and the Dr Pepper Bottling Co. of Dublin, Texas, have agreed to end...
A nonprofit foundation has donated $500,000 to help out the financially strapped Texas state parks system, which faces a $4.6 million revenue shortfall this year. A statement issued Wednesday by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the donation by the Texas Parks...
A Dallas-area bank robber whose mother identified him to the FBI faces up to 20 years in prison for three holdups last year. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Anthony Blue of Garland pleaded guilty Tuesday in Dallas to three counts of bank robbery. Sentencing has been set for April 9...
A park in San Antonio will get an upgrade in an effort to attract music festivals and other entertainment. Bexar (bayr) County commissioners on Tuesday approved a $5.2 million contract with Guido Brothers Construction to modernize Mission County Park. The San Antonio Express-...
Prosecutors say a West Texas man who killed a woman he had met online must serve life in prison without parole. Dustin Kendrick of Lubbock pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder in a plea agreement allowing the 35-year-old man to avoid a possible death penalty. Investigators...