Texas News Texas Bullet Train, Amtrak agree to collaboration

Texas Bullet Train, Amtrak agree to collaboration

Texas Central and Amtrak have agreed to link the Texas Bullet Train with Amtrak’s passenger network. High-speed train developers forged the agreement in hopes that passengers can use Amtrak’s reservation system to buy tickets for travel on both the Texas Bullet Train and Amtrak’s national routes. The deal also makes other Amtrak services, such as …

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Texas News LIVE: President Trump expected to address NRA about gun control movement

LIVE: President Trump expected to address NRA about gun control movement

Back for a return engagement, President Donald Trump’s address to the National Rifle Association on Friday comes after he temporarily strayed from the group’s strong opposition to tougher gun controls following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida – only to rapidly return to the fold. For the fourth year in a row, Trump will speak …

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Texas News Members of military get into San Antonio Zoo free during month of May

Members of military get into San Antonio Zoo free during month of May

Active duty, retired and veteran members of the U.S. military, National Guard and reserves will get free admission to the San Antonio Zoo throughout the month of May as the zoo celebrates the military. A military ID must be presented to receive the discount and up to four immediate family members can get 50 percent …

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Texas News Plano teen accused of planning ISIS-inspired attack at Frisco mall

Plano teen accused of planning ISIS-inspired attack at Frisco mall

A Plano teen was arrested after he hatched an ISIS-inspired plan to carry out a mass shooting at a mall in Frisco, authorities announced Wednesday. Matin Azizi-Yarand, 17, was charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder and making a terroristic threat, according to a report by KXAS-TV. His bond was set at $3 million. Investigators …

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Texas News Hundreds gather for funeral of slain Dallas police officer

Hundreds gather for funeral of slain Dallas police officer

The bishop of Dallas’ Roman Catholic Diocese has told hundreds of mourners that a slain Dallas police officer was a man of character and discipline who put his family first. Bishop Edward Burns spoke during the funeral Tuesday for 27-year-old Officer Rogelio (roh-HEE’-lee-yoh) Santander (san-TAN’-dur). He was fatally shot last week while questioning a suspected …

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Texas News Pot industry pleads its case against potential Texas CBD ban

Pot industry pleads its case against potential Texas CBD ban

Pot industry pleads its case against potential Texas CBD ban A month after a Texas health agency proposed cracking down on CBD, the cannabis industry is actively trying to change the minds of health authorities about CBD to keep the products on shelves throughout the state.The confusion started in March, when the Texas Department of …

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Texas News Explosive device found at Beaumont Starbucks, authorities say

Explosive device found at Beaumont Starbucks, authorities say

Explosive device found at Beaumont Starbucks, authorities say Police in a Southeast Texas city say what’s believed to be a “legitimate explosive device” was found outside a Starbucks there.Beaumont police say that a Starbucks employee found the package outside early Thursday morning and then moved it into the coffee shop. Police say that while trying …

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Texas News Calling all underachievers: Boerne 0.5k charity 'race' offers beer, donuts and participation medals

Calling all underachievers: Boerne 0.5k charity 'race' offers beer, donuts and participation medals

Calling all underachievers: Boerne 0.5k charity 'race' offers beer, donuts and participation medals Charity 5K walks and runs are a popular way to raise money for a cause, but not everyone is the athletic type. If the promise of free beer and doughnuts is more likely to motivate your philanthropy, we have found the charity …

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Texas News Texas man sentenced to life in stomping death of toddler

Texas man sentenced to life in stomping death of toddler

Texas man sentenced to life in stomping death of toddler A Texas man convicted of beating and stomping his girlfriend’s baby daughter to death then burying her body has been sentenced to life in prison.A Tarrant County jury sentenced 24-year-old Joshua Beard of Arlington on Monday. Beard was convicted of murder on Saturday in the …

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Texas News 1 Dallas police officer dies, 1 critically injured after shooting outside Home Depot

1 Dallas police officer dies, 1 critically injured after shooting outside Home Depot

1 Dallas police officer dies, 1 critically injured after shooting outside Home Depot A Dallas police officer was killed and another critically injured after a shooting outside a hardware store, according to a NBC affiliate in Dallas.The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Home Depot store on U.S. 75 in northern Dallas.A message …

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