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The Baylor College of Medicine will lead a study of patients infected with the Zika virus under a grant from the National Institutes of Health. In a statement Thursday, the Houston medical school said its Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit will study patients to better...
AAA Texas encourages everyone, who is of legal drinking age and plans to have alcoholic beverages to celebrate Independence Day, to designate a sober driver, call for a cab or approved ride-sharing service, or plan an overnight stay before having their first drink. As a last...
From U.S. Marshalls Service AUSTIN, Texas – Elmer Tinoco-Eutimio, 22, of Luvianos, Mexico was detained this morning by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident. Tinoco was promptly turned over to Immigration Officers. Tinoco was the subject of a joint fugitive...
The family behind the HEB grocery chain finds itself at #23 on Forbes Magazine's list of wealthiest families in America. They're in good company, too. Also at #23 on the list is the Rockefeller family, long-synonymous with American wealth. The list estimates the Butt fortune to...
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is urging the railroad industry "to move as fast" as it possibly can to put new safety technology called positive train control systems into operation. His comments Wednesday came a day after two BNSF Railway freight trains collided head-on...
Authorities say a Houston-area mother who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said during a news conference Wednesday that Christy Sheats "had ample...
The biggest court ruling affirming U.S. abortion rights in a generation scolded Texas for a lack of facts while vindicating researchers who pored over impact of restrictions for three years. The dismantling of Texas' restrictive abortion law this week by the U.S. Supreme Court...
Families on vacation, parties, celebrations, sunny weather and alcohol can be a deadly mix on Texas roadways this Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) warns all motorists to plan ahead giving you plenty of time to reach your destination and drive...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected 7,795 commercial motor vehicles as part of Roadcheck 2016 , a national inspection initiative held annually aimed at enhancing commercial motor vehicle safety. The three-day inspection effort spanned from June 7 –...