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Texas Dad Arrested, Accused of Causing Security Panic at School

Texas Dad Arrested, Accused of Causing Security Panic at School

Collin County Jail(DALLAS) — A Texas dad terrified his child’s elementary school when he decided to conduct a “rogue” security drill to see how the school would respond in the event of an emergency, according to the school district.R…

How Much Is a Pet Worth? Texas Supreme Court to Rule

How Much Is a Pet Worth? Texas Supreme Court to Rule

Courtesy Medlen Family(AUSTIN, Texas) — A case that may reflect a pet owner’s worst nightmare has made its way to the Texas Supreme Court, which must decide if a family can place sentimental value on a pet that was accidentally euthanized.Approximatel…

Texas Planned Parenthood Defunding Hits Patients, Clinics

Texas Planned Parenthood Defunding Hits Patients, Clinics

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Rachel Landon says she doesn’t make much money as an actor, but she’s been able to get birth control, gynecological exams and other health screenings at her local Planned Parenthood in Houston as part of the Women’s…

Woman Dies on American Airlines Flight from Brazil to Texas

Woman Dies on American Airlines Flight from Brazil to Texas

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — A 25-year-old woman was pronounced dead shortly after her flight landed in Houston on Wednesday, diverted because she suffered a medical emergency.The woman was on American Airlines flight 96 from Sao Paolo, Brazil t…

Missing Georgia Boys Found Safe in Texas, Dad in Custody

Missing Georgia Boys Found Safe in Texas, Dad in Custody

Courtesy of Theresa Nash(AUSTIN, Texas) — Two missing Georgia boys have been found safe in Texas and their father has been taken into police custody. Moments after pleading for her boys’ return on television, the boys’ mother Theresa Nash received a p…

No. 23 Texas Comes From Behind To Beat Oregon State

No. 23 Texas Comes From Behind To Beat Oregon State

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO, TX) –  David Ash tossed two late touchdown passes to give No. 23 Texas a stunning 31-27 comeback victory over No. 13 Oregon State in the Valero Alamo Bowl.
Texas (9-4) never led before Ash connected with rec…

Texas Congressman Ralph Hall Oldest to Ever Serve in House

Texas Congressman Ralph Hall Oldest to Ever Serve in House

Chris Powers/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Congressman Ralph Hall didn’t have to be in Washington, D.C., on Christmas Day to break a record.The 89-year-old Texas Republican earned the distinction Tuesday of being the oldest lawmaker t…

Texas Guard Myck Kabongo Suspended for the Season

Texas Guard Myck Kabongo Suspended for the Season

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The NCAA has decided to suspended University of Texas guard Myck Kabongo for the remainder of the season, according to sources.
Kabongo has been sitting out games while the NCAA investigates whether or not he…

Wheelchair-Bound Preteen Held by TSA After Traces of Explosives Found

Wheelchair-Bound Preteen Held by TSA After Traces of Explosives Found

WFAA/ABC News(TAMPA, Fla.) — A Texas mom was dumbfounded and angry when her preteen, wheelchair-bound daughter was left sobbing at the security gate at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport when reps from the Transportation Security Administration detected tr…

Texas Church Explodes on Would-Be Thieves

Texas Church Explodes on Would-Be Thieves

Buccina Studios/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Whether it was negative karma, divine intervention or just awful luck, a couple of would-be thieves learned a painful lesson while trying to rob a Houston church.Westway Baptist Church is without power after the u…

Texas Dad Carves Pentagram in 6-Year-Old Son’s Back

Texas Dad Carves Pentagram in 6-Year-Old Son’s Back

ABC News(RICHLAND HILLS, Texas) — A Texas man called 911 and claimed he had “spilled innocent blood,” telling police he had carved a pentagram into the back of his 6-year-old son with a box cutter.Police in Richland Hills, Texas say Brent Troy Bartel,…

Pat Down Missed Gun on Handcuffed Texas Teen Who Shot Himself

Pat Down Missed Gun on Handcuffed Texas Teen Who Shot Himself

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Police are investigating how officers failed to find a gun after searching and handcuffing an agitated Texas high school senior who shot himself in the head while riding in a police car.Capt. Jon Moore with the …

Texas Tot Heads Home After 850 Days in Hospital

Texas Tot Heads Home After 850 Days in Hospital

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Christmas came early for an Abilene, Texas, family whose 2-year-old daughter is home Thursday after spending her entire young life being treated at a Fort Worth hospital.Adalynn Willett was born with her int…

Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars at Gas Stations

Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars at Gas Stations

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(PASADENA, Texas) — High gas prices are not the only things customers have to fear at the pump; theives targeting unlocked cars may also be a cause for concern.In Pasadena, Texas, at least four gas station thefts have been …

Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars at Gas Stations

Thieves Targeting Unlocked Cars at Gas Stations

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(PASADENA, Texas) — High gas prices are not the only things customers have to fear at the pump; theives targeting unlocked cars may also be a cause for concern.In Pasadena, Texas, at least four gas station thefts have been …

79-Year-Old Texas Man Knocks Out Home Intruder High on Bath Salts

79-Year-Old Texas Man Knocks Out Home Intruder High on Bath Salts

KTRK/ABC News(LEAGUE CITY, Texas) — A 79-year-old former bull rider in League City, Texas, proved that age was only a number when he knocked out a home intruder who was apparently high on bath salts.League City Police Department Sgt. Tamara Spencer to…

Accused Fort Hood Shooter Can Keep Beard for Now

Accused Fort Hood Shooter Can Keep Beard for Now

U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences via Getty Images(FORT HOOD, Texas) — Defense lawyers for accused Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan won a dual victory on Monday when an appellate court kicked the presiding judge o…

WATCH: Grinch Videotaped Stealing Christmas Decorations

WATCH: Grinch Videotaped Stealing Christmas Decorations

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — A Texas man was caught by surveillance cameras stealing the holiday decorations from a front lawn in San Antonio this weekend.In footage obtained by ABC affiliate KSAT, the man can be seen driving past the house i…

Texas Targets Warren Jeffs’ Compound in ‘Final Chapter’ of Battle Against Sect

Texas Targets Warren Jeffs’ Compound in ‘Final Chapter’ of Battle Against Sect

Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice(AUSTIN, Texas) — It was once a gleaming symbol of a bizarre, hidden world — a Texas compound where authorities say Warren Jeffs could make polygamy the law of the land.Today, the 1,600-acre plot of land known as the Ye…

No. 13 Oklahoma Survives No. 21 Oklahoma State In Overtime

No. 13 Oklahoma Survives No. 21 Oklahoma State In Overtime

Brett Deering/Getty Images(NORMAN, Okla.)  –  The Sooners were on the right side of the Bedlam rivalry this time around.
Brennan Clay scored the game-winning touchdown run in overtime to give No. 13 Oklahoma a 51-48 win over No. 21 Oklahoma …

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