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Allen Police are searching for three suspects in connection to two home invasions that occurred between 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday evening. One was at a home on the 300 Block of Wrotham Lane, where News 8 spoke to the victim, who asked for anonymity. "I just wanted everybody to be...
The Border Patrol, in an unprecedented move to meet a critical need to hire more women, has a job listing for new agents that is "restricted to female applicants." Currently, 95 percent of all agents working along the southwest border are men. "And we want to change that," said...
The day after they were rescued from a sailboat sinking in Galveston Bay, Donald and Karlien Winberg disappeared with their seven children. Authorities say that's because the Winbergs are on the run from wire theft charges brought by the FBI. The Galveston County Daily News...
And then there were seven. That will be the number of non-Hispanic white Democrats in the Texas House and Senate when the 84th session of the Legislature convenes in January. There will be Sens. Kirk Watson of Austin and John Whitmire of Houston in the Senate, and Reps. Elliot...
Four live pipe bombs were found in the Memorial Chase subdivision in north Harris County on Saturday. The Harris County Sheriff's Office, the HCSO Bomb Squad and the Klein Fire Department were on scene at the 1700 block of Edenwalk to diffuse the bombs. Witnesses nearby said...
An ammonia leak forced evacuation of downtown Lampasas, including town square around 2 p.m. Saturday. The evacuation order was lifted and the downtown area was reopened after 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the Lampases Police Department's Facebook page. City officials said the...
Gas has dropped below $2 a gallon at a handful of stations in Oklahoma and Texas this week, a level that a price-watching group says is the lowest in the nation and a bargain that's proven irresistible to some long lines of drivers coming from miles away to fill up. Patrick...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is planning to add 4,000 surveillance cameras along the Mexico border. The agency's director, Steve McCraw, says installations of the new devices will stretch from El Paso to Brownsville. The San Antonio Express-News reports about 1,300...
During a meeting at the White House with a group of newly-elected governors, Texas Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott said he voiced concerns to administration officials about how immigration policy is affecting the state. (Dec. 5) Newly elected governors from several states traveled to...