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A fraught week culminated in a relatively collegial meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday, after which Chairman Paul Foster said it was time for the board and extended UT community to "re-establish some decorum." Less than a week before the...
A boy taken from his father at the age of 2 has been reunited with his dad eight years later, and the child’s mother is in now in jail. McKinney police said the boy, now 10-year-old Drew Drees, was abducted in late Dec. 2006. An investigation determined the boy had been taken by...
When Spencer Elliott saw about a dozen or so of his friends get their bikes stolen, he decided to do something about it. He created the Stolen Bike Hunt - Houston Facebook page. "It's for basically when someone gets a bike stolen, they can throw a picture up and have it for...
Investigators are trying to determine who's been growing more than 15,000 marijuana plants on a Central Texas plot. The Washington County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced the seizure of the plants with a street value topping $7.5 million. Sheriff Otto Hanak in Brenham says...
A Houston firefighter has died after his team lost contact with him while fighting a house fire. A Houston Fire Department statement identified the dead firefighter as 46-year-old Daniel Groover, a 21-year veteran of the department Bryan Sky Eagle, president of the Houston...
A man is in custody after police say he went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically. Investigators say they plan to charge the man Thursday, a day after the rampage in a...
Sen. John Cornyn called it “mystifying” that President Obama is coming to Texas later today without taking time to visit the border or any facility related to the crisis of migrant minors. “Why in the world would the president create the impression that he has so little regard...
A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge. Arlington city jail records show 17-year-old Alexis Botello was being held Wednesday on charges of tampering with evidence and injury...
Dallas police are looking for a gunman after a woman was fatally shot and a man was critically wounded at a motel. Police are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire early Wednesday. Sr. Cpl. Sherri Jeffrey says police are not sure if the suspect fled on foot or escaped in...