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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady at a viewing. Bush's body will lie in repose from noon to midnight Friday at St. Martin's Episcopal Church at 717 Sage Road in Houston, the nation's largest...
An explosion and fire struck a refinery in Southeast Texas, home to the biggest concentration of petrochemical plants in the country. The blast shook the Valero refinery in Texas City, Texas, just before 5 p.m. Wednesday. Flames flared about 100 feet into the air and a column of...
Texas lawmakers have rebuked a state agency for botching millions of dollars in contracts. The Austin American-Statesman reports that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission discovered earlier this month that staff members incorrectly scored five managed care contracts...
Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation. The Harris County district attorney's office says jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old...
A man has been found guilty in a 2016 child abuse case in San Antonio in which two young children were found in a backyard bound by their ankles and wrists. The Bexar County jury deliberated about two hours Wednesday in San Antonio before finding 38-year-old Deandre Dorch guilty...
President Donald Trump is praising former first lady Barbara Bush as a "wonderful, wonderful person" and a "titan in American life." Trump says her presence and character were engraved into America's identity and her strength and toughness embodied the nation's spirit. He noted...
Various homeowners participating in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before they were fixed because of incomplete or shoddy work. More than 13,000 Texas homes have received repairs through the program run by...
Strong economic growth for the Austin Round Rock area. That's the forecast from economist Doctor Ray Perryman. He says thanks to the tech, biomedical and entertainment industries, the growth will remain strong. Perryman project strong job growth over the next five years for the...
The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of "metal fatigue." One person was killed and seven others were injured after the twin-engine...