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Various homeowners participating in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before they were fixed because of incomplete or shoddy work. More than 13,000 Texas homes have received repairs through the program run by...
Strong economic growth for the Austin Round Rock area. That's the forecast from economist Doctor Ray Perryman. He says thanks to the tech, biomedical and entertainment industries, the growth will remain strong. Perryman project strong job growth over the next five years for the...
The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of "metal fatigue." One person was killed and seven others were injured after the twin-engine...
Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy. President Donald Trump said among Mrs. Bush's greatest achievements "was recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that...
Two Harris County constable deputies have been wounded in a shootout that authorities say also left the gunman wounded and two other deputies injured. Constable Mark Herman says one of the deputies shot with a shotgun is hospitalized in stable condition. The other has received...
An advocacy group says the Border Patrol has released a Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was detained for roughly 18 hours after accompanying her 4-year-old son to a San Antonio hospital. The Workers Defense Action Fund says Silvia Macuixtle's son broke his arm and needed...
Prosecutors have opened a court hearing in the murder case against New York real estate heir Robert Durst with photos of a letter directing them to the body of his slain friend. A former Los Angeles police criminalist testified Monday that the letter was addressed to Beverly...
A Texans Care for Children report shows teen girls in foster care are five-times more likely to become pregnant. Senior Child Welfare Policy Associate Kate Murphy says many future problems are created for both mother and child when a teen in foster care gets pregnant. Murphy...
The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) says despite a lengthy investigation by its investigators and the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), no one has ever been arrested and charged with setting fire to the fertilizer plant in West on April 17, 2013, that claimed 15 lives...