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DOZENS AND DOZENS OF HORSES ARE NOW UNDER THE CARE OF THE HOUSTON SPCA. MORE THAN 200 WERE RESCUED FROM A FARM IN CONROE...THEIR OWNERS ARE CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY. BRIAN LATHAM WITH THE SPCA SAYS ABOUT 30 HAVE BEEN MOVED TO THE SPCA'S HOUSTON FACILITY...THE REST REMAIN ON...
A PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF "TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE" HAS BEEN DRAFTED BY LONGVIEW-AREA RESIDENTS MAYOR ANDY MACK SAYS HE GETS PROCLAMATION REQUESTS ALMOST DAILY...AND THEY'RE INTENDED ONLY TO ACKNOWLEDGE CITIZENS OR GROUPS. HE SAYS HE'LL LIKELY SIGN THE DOCUMENT THAT WOULD...
Bikinis, Texas, is no more. The privately owned town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith, the name it had before it was bought by an Austin restaurateur whose chain requires waitresses to wear bikinis. Doug Guller bought the ghost town in 2012 and renamed it...
A natural gas pipeline explosion and fire in a Texas Panhandle town has left four workers hurt, including two in critical condition. The Carson County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Thursday night in White Deer, about 35 miles northeast of Amarillo. Two men remained...
Police say a body has been recovered after a homeless man was swept away by a rain-swollen creek in Central Texas. Waco police say a body located Saturday morning appears to be a man who was sleeping in a tent near the creek during overnight storms. Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says...
As space age icons grow older, a foundation to support would-be astronauts looks beyond their fame for financial support. In 1984, six surviving Mercury 7 astronauts — Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Walter Schirra, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton — each pitched in $1,...
Mario Sabillon-Mejia said he was a dentist. Police say the Honduran immigrant was nothing of the kind. "We think he was just getting his experience by practicing on people," said Lt. Tony Crawford, who is supervising the investigation. Police say they caught on to what Sabillion...
WACO, Texas -- An attorney for one of the men charged in the Twin Peaks shootings in May has filed a subpoena to get surveillance video from the Waco restaurant during the shootings, but the city has moved to quash the subpoena. According to the release sent by F. Clinton Borden...
Six people were killed when two vehicles crashed head-on on a two-lane East Texas highway. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 69 about two miles south of Colmesnei. DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis says identities were...