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A Houston firefighter is in the hospital after the fire truck he was in was hit by a suspected drunk driver last night in northwest Houston. Police say the fire truck had its emergency lights on while responding to a call on the Northwest Freeway at 34th around 10:30pm. That's...
Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry has left to take over at Alabama. Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt says in a statement Saturday night Curry has resigned to take over the Crimson Tide. Curry guided the Lady Raiders to a 21-11 mark this past season which...
Police say a 5-year-old Texas boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head by his older brother. Denton Police spokesman Orlando Hinojosa told the Denton Record-Chronicle the boy was airlifted to a Dallas hospital Saturday after his 8-year-old brother shot him with...
Donald and Jeanne Frosch were remembered at a powerful and emotional memorial service on Sunday evening. The couple was killed Thursday afternoon when a Cessna 182 piloted by Donald went down outside of Fredericksburg. Friends say the timing of the crash was especially tragic,...
Forget those feel-good vibes at the Capitol. Unless a deal on a new Texas budget is struck in the next two weeks, a summer bummer is coming. Gov. Rick Perry wants $1.8 billion in tax cuts and $2 billion for a new water fund. So does most of the Legislature, which is also close...
A South Texas U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital. Gail Loeb, who is the first assistant district attorney in Nueces County, said Friday that 42-year-old Philip...
The final gun for passing legislation proposed by lawmakers in the Texas House has sounded, killing hundreds of bills. Many never even made it to the floor for debate. Some could live again. Any issue still has time to win approval in the Senate, or could be revived as an...
A former executive of a medical device company has pleaded guilty in Central Texas to defrauding investors and company shareholders. Prosecutors say 54-year-old David Applegate inflated earnings for ArthroCare Corp. through a series of end-of-quarter transactions that...
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...