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Health officials say a Texas resident who recently traveled to an area of Miami where local Zika transmission occurred has tested positive for the virus. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday that it's the first Texas case to be linked to travel within the...
Fayette Co. Sheriff Keith Korenek reports Friday night, August 12, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a 2009 Freightliner on I- 10 at the 658 mile-marker for a traffic violation. After contact with the...
Eligible Texas women on Medicaid can go straight to their pharmacist to pick up mosquito repellent, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today. Texas Medicaid has issued a standing order for mosquito repellent prescriptions for women who are...
The Texas Education Agency announced that nearly 94 percent of districts and around 88 percent of public schools in Texas have met minimum education standards in the final year before shifting to an A-F letter grade accountability system. TEA has frequently overhauled ratings...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Jose Luis Rodriguez, 61, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Rodriguez, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and...
FROM GAS BUDDY Austin, TX, August 15- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.95/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has not...
The pressure in on the Department of Justice to investigate the Clinton Foundation with more emails just released. Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn demands answers from the Department of Justice on why they refuse to investigate the Clinton Foundation following newly...
State figures show the number of Texas parents refusing to have their children vaccinated for nonmedical reasons rose nearly 9 percent last school year. The Houston Chronicle reported Sunday that nearly 45,000 Texas children were not vaccinated due to "conscientious exemption."...
Authorities say a Houston mother who calmly told an acquaintance that she drowned her two children in a bathtub is being held without bond in the deaths. Harris County criminal court records show 30-year-old Sheborah Thomas was jailed Monday on a charge of capital murder of a...