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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House of Representatives is back in Austin, and Democrats are angry about Gov. Rick Perry vetoing key ethics legislation. Democratic Rep. Sylvester Turner of Houston took to the House floor on Monday and questioned what will happen to 400 ethics...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four people are dead after a fatal San Antonio crash in which their vehicle was struck by a driver fleeing police. The Sunday evening crash occurred after two drivers confronting each other at an intersection. One driver had a handgun and appeared to threaten...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the 911 center that scrambled emergency response to the fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West received more than 1,000 calls the evening of the blast. Waco police, whose dispatchers handle emergency calls from nearby West, said...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Goats could be used to gobble up pesky kudzu vines near a Central Texas arts site. Art Center Waco executive director Mark Arnold wants to try using goats to munch away the vegetative problem. The vines are strangling trees on the slope overlooking the Bosque...
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 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...
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 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...