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Houston State Representative Sylvester Turner says he's gotten reports of students washing their clothes and showering in schools and sleeping in store parking lots. His bill calls for a study to be done to identify them and “… to determine what their needs are, whether or...
After pledging in his campaign to fight for open carry of handguns in Texas, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick now says it's not a priority and doesn't have the votes to pass. The issue seemed to be gaining strong momentum for the 2015 session with support from Gov. Greg Abbott...
Texas checked in at No. 11 on the list of states with the highest rates of reported STDs in 2013, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The San Antonio Express-News summed up the rates per 100,000 people for three of the primary STDs...
IRVING -- A woman is recovering after being attacked while working out at an Irving gym. Police say just before 6 a.m. Tuesday, a man with a screwdriver stabbed the woman while she was exercising at the 24 Hour Fitness on West Airport Freeway. She was taken to Parkland Memorial...
The owners of a pit bull that was shot and killed Sunday at a dog park are devastated and they've hired an attorney. Diesel was at the Bay Area Dog Park when another dog owner shot him. "Diesel was a great dog," said Randall Livingston. "My mom was there. She saw him draw his...
The Texas couple who reaped nearly $4 million in recruiting bonuses from the Army referred nearly 50 times as many recruits as the next highest recipient in the Army's defunct bounty program for new soldiers, records show. Rene and Vanessa Agosto, both civilian employees of the...
A burglar looking to make a quick score at a Family Dollar had quite the fall Sunday morning. The burglar had climbed on the roof at the store and managed to weasel his way into the ceiling, where he promptly fell in front of a nearby Houston police officer. Houston police...
The board of a Texas charter school co-founded by Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders will vote on surrendering its charter after two years of management feuds and financial woes that led to a state takeover of its governance. The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1urHIEZ...
Charles Leon Carr, 57, whose last known address was in Austin, Texas was deported to the United States last night from the Republic of Mexico. Carr, wanted by Texas and U.S. law enforcement agencies for several felony warrants arising from his flight from Austin was remanded to...