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Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Whole Foods, Inc. over violations of hazardous waste regulations. During a year-long investigation, EPA found Whole Foods improperly identified or mishandled hazardous waste at company facilities...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking the public’s help in solving the 1973 murder of Candyce Fletcher-Mora, 23, in Harlingen. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured each month by the Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes...
Authorities say they've confiscated more than 11,000 pieces of jewelry from a San Antonio store after investigators found stolen items in a store safe. Bexar County sheriff's spokeswoman Rosanne Hughes said Monday the investigation began last month when residents reported stolen...
A longtime federal judge in Texas who was reprimanded for making unwanted sexual advances has retired from the bench. U.S. District Judge Walter Smith Jr. in a letter to President Barack Obama said his retirement was effective last Wednesday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of...
Officials say a man has been charged in the death of a North Texas college student whose body was found dismembered and burned in a park. Grapevine police said Monday that 30-year-old Charles Dean Bryant has been charged with capital murder in the death of 24-year-old Jacqueline...
Texas is back in federal court yet again defending one of the nation's strictest voter ID laws - this time against charges that the state is violating its own recent agreement to soften the rules ahead of the November election. Last month, Texas approved letting residents who...
Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative’s inaugural Education and Workforce Summit in Austin. Governor Abbottestablished the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative in March 2016 to develop new tools to meet Texas’ workforce needs...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has spoken for the first time about how he incurred extensive severe burns on his lower legs and feet in July. The San Antonio Express-News reports Abbott explained Saturday that he was taking a shower while vacationing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on July 7...
Records show there have been a rising number of accidents - both large and small - at Fort Hood over the last decade. The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center says the number of reported accidents at the Army post in Killeen reached a 10-year high of 109 in 2015. Accident numbers...