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This video player must be at least 300x170 pixels in order to operate. Several types of peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled by manufacturers according to a notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , including some from high end supermarkets Whole Foods...
Wendy Davis had little to say about the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry during a Dallas visit Wednesday. She repeated her confidence in the judicial system and declined to criticize Perry or repeat other Texas Democrats’ calls that he should resign. “These are serious charges,”...
A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses. David Barajas is on trial in the 2012 shooting death of Jose Banda. He is accused of shooting...
A new survey finds just 52 percent of teachers in Texas feel like their schools and districts make efforts to reduce the amount of routine paperwork required. The Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Texas survey was commissioned by state lawmakers. According to the...
Rho Chalmers, who disclosed to the Houston Chronicle yesterday that she was a member of the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, was an active delegate to the Texas Democratic Party convention during grand jury proceedings. Chalmers’ active participation in Democratic...
Texas’ only radioactive waste dump is poised to get permission to dramatically expand its capacity, take in new types of waste and reduce its financial liability should its owner suddenly close up shop. That’s despite a last-ditch protest from a state lawmaker who worries the...
A convicted felon on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas. DPS on Tuesday announced 28-year-old Ezekiel O'Neal Harris was captured at an apartment complex in Ennis, 30 miles south of Dallas. A tip led to Harris on Aug...
A Southeast Texas jury will hear more from a deputy who investigated the road-rage killing of a drunk driver who killed two boys - a killing for which the boys' father is on trial. The testimony comes Wednesday in the second day of the murder trial of David Barajas (bah-RAH'-...
A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test. ACT said Wednesday that 116,547 graduating students in the state took the test this year compared to 109,841 last year, a 6...