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Authorities have concluded that pesticides and petroleum additives have entered the runoff from fire-fighting efforts at a Houston warehouse complex. A Houston Fire Department statement says environmental contractors were containing the petroleum additives Thursday at several...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roadways as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month in May. “Every driver has a fundamental responsibility to help keep our roadways safe for all travelers, and DPS...
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 seven cents more than last week and 40 cents less per gallon than last year. It’s the first time the statewide average has...
A judge has blocked a temporary residential child-care license for one of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border illegally. The licenses are needed because a federal judge ruled last year the centers would have to eventually...
Johnny Manziel has been booked and posted bond in a domestic violence case, one day before the former Cleveland Browns quarterback faces his first court hearing. Manziel attorney Robert Hinton said Wednesday that the 23-year-old quarterback presented himself for booking and a...
Officials at the transportation company where a recently fired employee fatally shot a former co-worker says it's suspending all work at the Texas facility and providing counselors to employees. Knight Transportation released a statement confirming one of its employees was...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to begin making plans to protect themselves and their families prior to the start of the 2016 hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. “Texans should not wait until a storm is in the Gulf of...
Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select lots of Rocky Road pints produced in its Brenham, Texas, plant because they may be mispackaged and actually contain Cookies ‘n Cream Ice Cream. That ice cream contains the undeclared allergens soy and wheat, which may present a...
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to an altercation that reportedly led to a shooting at a business close to Morton Ranch High School near Houston. Sheriff Ron Hickman says a fired employee walked into the business with a shotgun and opened fire. One worker was killed...