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A Texas lawmaker says the state may need new laws and regulations regarding the safe handling of hazardous materials after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West highlighted the dangers. Coming up tomorrow, Chairman of the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee...
An alleged drunk driver killed at least one man late Saturday night in a three-car wreck. Aaron Jaques, 22, was driving a 2009 Dodge Charger northbound in the 7500 block of State Highway 6 north of Sugar Land about 11:30 p.m. when he rear ended a 2001 Chevrolet 2500 pickup,...
A deadly motorcycle accident in New Braunfels leaves one man dead. Investigators say that speed was a factor in the crash. At 8:00 Friday night on South Business 35 near Seguin Avenue, investigators say 44-year-old Timothy Hohn of Canyon Lake was driving at a high rate of speed...
A South Texas businessman has been indicted on bribery charges related to nearly $600,000 worth of concrete work for Maverick County. An indictment unsealed Thursday names 52-year-old Salvador Castillon, who owns South Texas Concrete in Eagle Pass. Castillon appeared before a...
Investigators say a fiery head-on traffic accident in East Texas has left three people dead. The Department of Public Safety says positive identification was pending Thursday on two victims of the accident just south of Lovelady. Trooper Heith (heath) White identified the third...
The Texas man whose wife is accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame him says the experience has been "like a really bad dream." Nathan Richardson of New Boston told the Texarkana Gazette ( http...
One of two women injured in a house explosion near a Houston-area town has died. A statement posted Thursday afternoon on the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office website says 55-year-olf Jennifer Mock had died at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. The statement says her...
A fire that heavily damaged a Southeast Texas house has left three firefighters and the homeowner hurt. Beaumont Fire Department officials say the homeowner's wife escaped unharmed early Thursday but several pets died in the blaze. Authorities say the homeowner was burned trying...
Prosecutors say they're preparing to retry a Texas man who's been in prison for 33 years, even though the state's top appeals court confirmed he doesn't have a valid conviction. Matagorda County District Attorney Steven Reis said Thursday he has directed investigators to gather...