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Days after a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, a volunteer paramedic gathered displaced families who'd taken shelter at a local hotel. Bryce Reed was wearing a shirt emblazoned with "West EMS" as he told the crowd they were safe and described what he said was going...
The paramedic from West charged with possessing bomb-making materials was dismissed from his position two days after the fertilizer plant explosion rocked the Central Texas town. An email obtained by The Associated Press shows that the Texas Department of State Health Services...
A Southeast Texas woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly delaying hospital treatment of her teenage son's gunshot wound until she researched treatment options online. The incident happened Tuesday evening at the family's home in Santa Fe, about 30 miles southeast of...
A hill country school district approved a policy Thursday that will allow employees to be armed with a handgun. However, the approval didn’t come without some parents asking school board members to reconsider. The vote was close, but the Hunt ISD board of trustees approved the...
It was a late night Thursday for Texas lawmakers in the House of Representatives. Elected state officials had until midnight to file their individual, pet-projects as bills before the House. One of the stand out discussions at the Capitol had to do with the passage of a bill...
HOUSTON (AP) - A celebrated piece of fictional space travel history is to go on display at Space Center Houston. The shuttle Galileo from the starship Enterprise has been donated to the Space Center by a group of "Star Trek" fans who bought it at auction and reconditioned the...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Crews have stopped a Lubbock chemical tank leak almost 24 hours after it forced about 100 families from their homes. A city statement says all of the corrosive hydrogen chloride contained in the leaking tank had been drained into another tank by sundown...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A top House Republican has pleaded with his colleagues to raise by $15 the state's annual car registration fees - despite stiff opposition from fellow conservatives and Gov. Rick Perry. Rep. Drew Darby of San Angelo's impassioned call was purely symbolic,...
Police in Galveston are trying to find several weapons that were stolen from a police officer's car May 1. Investigators said weapons like an M-16 rifle, a glock handgun, several magazines and other items were taken from the swat officer's personal vehicle. The car was locked...