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A South Texas church where more than two dozen died when a gunman entered a Sunday service and opened fire now plans to erect a new sanctuary complex. The pastor of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, southeast of San Antonio, announced the $3 million project planned for...
The flood control district in the Houston area is considering a proposal to build massive underground tunnels to drain floodwaters from bayous across the county. Harris County Flood Control District officials say the idea could be a bold answer following Hurricane Harvey to...
A congressman who represents Fort Hood has introduced legislation to change how authorities handle crimes including sexual assault that the children of service members commit on military bases. An Associated Press investigation showed earlier this month how neither victims nor...
Governor Greg Abbott today visited JSW Group Global Headquarters in Mumbai, India, and signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to develop and augment the steel industry in Texas. With this agreement JSW Steel (USA) Inc. has agreed to consider an investment of $500 million in phases...
New Boston city officials and the Bowie County district attorney have asked the Texas Rangers to open an investigation into the city's police department. The Texarkana Gazette reports that the request comes after allegations that the department's police chief engaged in racially...
A cellphone video has surfaced of a Texas sheriff's deputy fatally shooting an unarmed black man who had his pants around his ankles as he failed to listen to officers and continued to approach them. The Houston Chronicle obtained a civilian witness's video of Thursday's...
The Texas economy added 40,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in February, which marked 20 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 285,200 jobs for an annual employment growth rate 2.3 percent in February. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment...
A criminal complaint alleges that the chief technology officer for a West Texas school district stole more than 130 digital tablets from the district that he later tried to sell. The complaint filed by the El Paso County sheriff's office accuses 37-year-old Philip Andrew Acosta...
Authorities say a man being beaten by several people outside of a Houston club fled to his car and then drove into the crowd in an apparent act of retaliation, striking at least four people and killing one of them. Police say the car's driver and several people he hit early...