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The Houston Chronicle reports Texas Department of Transportation records show that over the past 20 years no Houston-area highway routes designated for transport of hazardous chemicals have been updated and government officials appear befuddled over who has the authority to do...
The lawyer for a 78-year-old South Texas man shot twice with a stun gun by a police officer during a traffic stop two years ago says an out-of-court settlement has been reached with the city of Victoria. Attorney Rachel Vesser tells The Victoria Advocate that settling the case...
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas investor group is planning for a doomsday scenario by building a $300 million luxury community replete with underground homes and air-lock blast doors designed for people worried about a dirty bomb or other disaster. The Trident Lakes community has begun...
A volunteer firefighter accused of sexually assaulting a new recruit in a "rite of initiation" at a Texas firehouse has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault. Prosecutors say Keith Edward Wisakowsky entered the plea Thursday in the Dallas suburb of Waxahachie and received a...
A billionaire businessman whose name adorns the Baylor University football stadium says he wants to see fired football coach Art Briles' honor "restored" and any evidence that led to his dismissal publicly released by the school's board of regents. Drayton McLane and a group of...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.00 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than last week and two cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the...
Voters in a Houston-area county that drew national scrutiny when a black motorist was found dead in jail after a contentious traffic stop will keep their sheriff. Republican Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith won a third term Tuesday. Democrat Cedric Watson failed in his bid to...
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports the arrest of two people for drug charges on Sunday morning. Deputy David Smith and Reserve Deputy Colin Godmintz were on patrol on I-10 near Schulenburg and stopped a four door passenger car for a traffic violation. The couple was...
Former President George H.W. Bush has called Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the presidency. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that Bush "initiated" a "very warm and gracious call." McGrath said Bush repeatedly "wished Trump 'good luck on your new challenge.'" He...