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Yesterday morning before noon, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner “Lobos”, encountered a man in a 2002 pickup truck, at the rest area on IH-10 near Flatonia. After speaking with the driver, Sgt Thumann became suspicious...
Hundreds of people who should be housed in state mental health facilities because they've been declared incompetent for trial are instead being held in county jails, a problem that continues to vex state officials. More than 380 men and women are in county lockups, sometimes for...
A couple from Bryan are jailed on four counts of forgery of government money and other charges after authorities say the pair left sheets of counterfeit $20 bills in a trash can at a College Station motel. College Station police say a Wal-Mart receipt found in the can was used...
Ted Cruz frequently tells campaign trail audiences that he ran up more than $100,000 in college loans — and only paid them back a few years ago. He also makes personal appeals to today's soon-to-be college graduates who are worried about mountains of debt and skimpy job...
A Texas appeals court is allowing the state to proceed with cutting $350 million from a Medicaid program that provides therapy for disabled children. The 3rd Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit over the cuts that were approved by the Legislature last year. Opponents...
The Texas Department of Transportation is strongly encouraging drivers to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” and avoid driving over any roads that are covered with water. As the forecast calls for more scattered showers, flooding could continue to impact many of the state’s roadways. It...
The National Weather Service issued the warning Wednesday evening through Saturday evening for the fast-growing residential and commercial areas surrounding the Addicks and Barker reservoirs. The water level in the Addicks Reservoir was measured about 6 p.m. Wednesday at 101.4...
In Waco today, Justin Neal Watson, 34, was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison after admitting to stealing money from the Government through the processing of fraudulent travel vouchers announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Special Agent in Charge...
More than 110,000 vehicles and thousands of homes in north San Antonio and Bexar County were pelted by large hail in what will become the costliest hailstorm in Texas history. The storm struck on the evening of April 12, damaging roofs and knocking holes through car windows. “...