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The U.S. Geological Survey is considering raising its risk projections for earthquakes in North Texas. The Dallas area has experienced more than 120 quakes since 2008. The Dallas Morning News reports ( http://bit.ly/1ufGUZb ) that USGS will likely upgrade the risk of an...
Entrepreneur Elon Musk announced Thursday that he wants to build a “test track” for his idea for a futuristic high-speed transportation system called the Hyperloop, adding that Texas is “the leading candidate” to host the track. Musk’s Hyperloop concept involves transporting...
The chief of the Abilene Police Department has accused the superintendent of Abilene Independent School District of impeding an investigation into four employees who allegedly had sexual relations with students. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said the district has "...
A witness to a tire-slashing of a company vehicle suddenly became a stabbing victim as she tried to stop the suspect during his getaway. The December 16 incident in the 4700 Block of Pine Timbers in Northwest Houston was all caught on tape, but Faith Estrada said the police...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that 28 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program – 13 of whom were sex offenders – were arrested in 2014 by DPS and other agencies. In addition $63,500 in rewards were paid for anonymous tips that...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House made it easier for its members to place panic buttons in their Capitol offices on Wednesday, a day after a heated confrontation involving gun rights activists and a Democratic lawmaker. The rule, unanimously approved as part of a routine...
EL PASO, Texas - ABC-7 is preparing for a possible NTSB news conference sometime before Noon Thursday regarding the prison transport bus crash that killed 8 inmates and 2 corrections officers. Five survivors are in Odessa hospitals right now. No one on boar d the bus was from El...
A couple of pink guns are about all that was left behind after three men barged into the Jet Pawn 2920 store on FM 2920, near Kuykendahl. Surveillance cameras show one of the men clearly as he walked to the back of the store, with his gun raised. The others forced two customers...
An Austin doctor weighs in on a new study that shows an old program may be the answer to a health problem many believe has reached epidemic proportions in this country. Dr. Pont also says, "We know that kids in Headstart programs get good nutrition, and likely better nutrition,...