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Photo: Shutterstock The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district. Some schools emphasize states' rights in addition to...
KLBJ file photo A Texas appeals court has determined state law and other rules do not allow the special prosecutors in Attorney General Ken Paxton's felony securities fraud case to collect their $300-an-hour rate. The 5th Court of Appeals as part of a ruling Monday voided the...
(Credit: Associated Press) Authorities have collected and disposed of hazardous materials found at the home of a man accused of trying to damage a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives. Houston Fire Department Chief Samuel Peña says the materials were disposed of...
Photo: Houston Chronicle Officials say 60 immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection statement Monday said nobody was hurt and the trucker was...
Photo: Shutterstock Houston police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being mauled by one of his family's pet dogs. Police on Monday identified the victim as Michael James Obergas. The boy was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at a Houston hospital. Police responded to a home...
Photo: Shutterstock Authorities continue collecting chemicals and other items found at the home of a Houston man accused of trying to damage a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosive materials. Several houses near the home of Andrew Schneck, 25, were evacuated today...
(Credit: Associated Press) An investigative report on a 2016 Fort Hood training exercise that resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers and one West Point cadet broadly outlines how the accident occurred but redacts all findings, autopsy reports and recommendations. The Killeen...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas unemployment rate improved to 4.3 percent in July to mirror the national jobless figure. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced the third straight month of declining statewide unemployment. The June unemployment rate for Texas was 4.6...
Photo: Interest in the biggest coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the U.S. is growing and expected to peak on Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the event. Fourteen states -- from Oregon to South Carolina -- lie in the “totality zone”, a 70-mile-wide, 3,000-mile-long arc where the...