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In Houston a trial gets underway that pits Buc-ee's against San Antonio's Choke Canyon over the similarity of each's cartoon logos. The Houston Chronicle reports Buc-ee's is arguing Choke Canyon's alligator licking its lips is too similar to Buc-ee's iconic beaver with a cap...
Photo: Texas Tribune Former Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a Texas port, mere weeks after resigning amid fallout from a sexual harassment scandal. The Calhoun Port Authority announced Monday that Farenthold would promote its...
A school district west of Houston will pay more than $750,000 to its superintendent who's resigning at the end of the year in the wake of allegations that he was a bully as a teenager. Details of a contract released Friday by the Katy school district show Superintendent Lance...
Firefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 69,000 acres (27923.92 hectares). The Texas A&M Forest Service reports nearly 300 firefighters are at the blaze that began last week east of Wayside, about 40 miles (64.37...
A massacre last year that left more than two dozen people killed at a South Texas church appears to have spurred a dramatic increase in the number of people in that county seeking licenses to carry a handgun. Records obtained by the San Antonio Express-News show 222 gun license...
(Photo: Heavy.com) A package left at the front door of a Southeast Texas church exploded, causing minor damage and marking the second time in two weeks that a device has been found in the city of Beaumont. The Rev. Steven Balke told KFDM-TV on Thursday that the overnight blast...
(Photo: KTBS 3) Body camera footage shows police officers rescuing a woman from her sinking vehicle in a suburban Houston lake. Police in Sugar Land say witnesses called 911 Saturday morning after seeing the vehicle go into the lake at high speed. Police say the woman also...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) Southwest Airlines says a flight from Nashville, Tennessee, had to make an unscheduled landing in Dallas. News outlets in Tennessee cite a statement from the airline that says the Monday night flight was redirected to Dallas-Fort Worth International...
A Texas company has recalled nearly 25 tons (23 metric tons) of smoked sausage products due to possible plastic contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a statement Friday saying the recall by Eddy Packing Co. involves products with packing dates of April 5 and...