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# texas - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# texas - Friday 15 April, 2016

Escaped prisoner found in dishwasher

He fled on Tuesday after being taken to a local hospital for a hand injury.

Ted Cruz once defended a Texas ban on dildos

The candidate’s spokesperson says he was just doing his job.

# texas - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

# texas - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired Excessive Force This post contains videos

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

# texas - Friday 8 April, 2016

Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus Haruka Weiser This post contains videos

Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus

Haruka Weiser was found dead in a creek.

# texas - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas

Pablo Vasquez had said that he heard voices telling him to drink the boy’s blood.

# texas - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# texas - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory Texas Forever This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory

The reigning champion managed to push through after a relentlessly tight affair with Kevin Na.

# texas - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed

Wesbrook said in his final statement: “I want to say that I am sorry for the pain that I have caused you people”.

# texas - Thursday 3 March, 2016

The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation'

The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.

# texas - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Black sludge' pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested

Most of the council’s officials have been arrested on corruption charges.

# texas - Monday 15 February, 2016

# texas - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges

It’s the first time anyone has been charged in relation to the videos.

# texas - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s closer to the weekend than the start of the week… here is what you need to know.

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder

Pope Francis was said to have been following the case.

# texas - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Patrick Sheridan, from Rathkeale Co Limerick, illegally bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of rhino horns.

# texas - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# texas - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

The magnets stuck together and created holes in her intestines.

# texas - Thursday 31 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza

Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.

# texas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

# texas - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman

Sandra Bland’s family had disputed the coronor’s conclusion that she died by suicide.

# texas - Friday 18 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US

Ethan Couch was 16 when he crashed his pickup truck into a group of pedestrians and another vehicle.

# texas - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week

“It’s a fake mass shooting, and we’ll use fake blood.”

# texas - Monday 23 November, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over 'clock bomb' arrest

The 14-year-old brought a clock to his Texas school and was arrested.

# texas - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

# texas - Saturday 24 October, 2015

There's a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house

Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.

# texas - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas

The 29-year-old was arrested on Friday evening in Austin.

# texas - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups

Eugene Bostick has been looking after his area’s dogs for the past 30 years.

# texas - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# texas - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock

The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.

Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs - for bringing a clock to class

He says that police officers said the clock, “looked like a movie bomb”.

# texas - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

Prosecutor says video shows police shooting man while his hands are in the air

In the video Gilbert Flores is seen outside a house with his arms raised before shots are fired and he falls.

# texas - Monday 10 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead

Daniel Conley is due to appear in court later today.

# texas - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead FBI This post contains videos

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

# texas - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane

More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.