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On January 26th, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 25 Texas counties due to damage sustained from the severe weather at the end of December. This morning, the President granted the request for Public Assistance for the following 25 counties:...
A man has been arrested in the stabbing death of an 84-year-old woman who was found dead in her home in rural Southeast Texas. San Patricio County Sheriff Leroy Moody says 45-year-old Lincoln Wade Kilsby of Taft was arrested Friday on a capital murder charge in the death of Emma...
A federal judge has again ruled against Texas in the state's efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees. U.S. District Judge David Godbey said Monday that although it would be foolish to deny that Syrian refugees pose some danger following the Paris attacks last year,...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Ruvalcaba, 29, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Ruvalcaba, who is a Sureño 13 gang member, is wanted for...
Authorities say a Texas teenager killed his mother and two neighbors before killing himself. Uvalde County Sheriff Charlie Mendeke said Sunday that 19-year-old Dylan Westerburg gunned down his mother Friday in their home near Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio. He then...
A San Antonio tabloid is threatening to publish the names and addresses of every San Antonio police officer in response to a deadly officer involved shooting. 36yr Antoine Scott was confronted by an officer in uniform in an apartment complex. The officer believed that Scott had...
Investigators believe a pedestrian was wearing earbuds when he was hit by a freight train in Houston and killed. Authorities say the accident happened around midmorning Saturday as the man walked along the tracks in a wooded area. Houston firefighters say the young man had...
Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide continue to slide amid declining crude oil prices. Triple A Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide has slipped 3 cents this week to settle at $1.58 per gallon. U.S. retail gas prices are down a nickel, to...
The mayor and almost every other top official in a tiny South Texas city are under federal indictment, accused of taking kickbacks from contractors and someone trying to set up illegal gaming rooms. The U.S. attorney's office in San Antonio announced Thursday that it had...