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AUSTIN – Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush is pleased to announce that the program which has been known as Disaster Recovery is now Community Development and Revitalization (CDR). This name change will reduce confusion and more accurately reflect the mission...
The case against former Texas Governor Rick Perry is dismissed. The Statesman reports an earlier Court of Criminal Appeals decision essentially ended it but the special prosecutor says he will not pursue an amended indictment. Perry had been accused of misusing his power to deny...
An elderly woman has survived being locked alone in a Central Texas library for about 36 hours after she was trapped in a bathroom stall. Waco authorities say the woman, whose name wasn't released, was unharmed when she was found Monday morning as workers arrived. The incident...
Health officials are looking for a man they say a touched a bat at a San Antonio CVS Pharmacy that later tested positive for rabies. The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District said in a news release Tuesday that a man walked into the store around 9:20 p.m. March 28 carrying a...
AUSTIN, Texas – David G. Rodriguez, 28, of the 100 block of Stony Creek Drive in Del Valle, Texas was detained by the Instituto Nacional de Migracion (INM) in Monterrery, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, over the weekend without incident. Rodriguez was the subject of fugitive investigation...
United Airlines says one of its flight attendants intentionally deployed the emergency evacuation slide on an airplane after it had landed at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport. United spokesman Charlie Hobart says officials are still investigating why the flight attendant...
Federal prosecutors in East Texas say 16 people with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood gang have been indicted on firearms and drug trafficking conspiracy charges. U.S. Attorney John Bales announced on Monday the indictments, which were handed down last month by a federal grand jury...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jaime Gonzalez, 36, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Gonzalez is wanted for possession of child pornography and...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today led a coalition of six Governors in filing an Amici Curae - or friend of the court brief - to the United States Supreme Court in United States of America v. Texas over President Obama’s executive amnesty order. Joining Governor Abbott in the...