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The Texas Water Development Board announced the launch of TexasFlood.org. The website will serve as a centralized location for flood-related data and information on what to do before, during, and after a flooding event. TexasFlood.org will serve as a one-stop shop for statewide...
Bastrop – For the second time in four weeks, Bluebonnet’s service area was slammed by strong storms and heavy rains that caused major, widespread power outages. Some of those did – and could – last up to 48 hours. Both storms caused significant damage to the co-op’s electric...
FROM THE DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join law enforcement from across the state this Memorial Day weekend in an effort to make Texas roadways safer and encourage safe driving habits. From Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30, DPS Troopers will...
Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to lying to U.S. agents about his support for a terrorist group. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Bilal Abood of Mesquite was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in October to...
Documents show the number of medals slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle received is different than what he indicated in his book. Navy documents obtained by an online magazine through an open records request show Kyle earned one Silver Star and three Bronze...
Texas is reaching out to its veterans and their families to help ease the psychological wounds of war. Texas Veterans + Family Alliance, a Health and Human Services Commission program, will award four grants through Phase I totaling $885,000 to help veterans and their families...
Houston is one of the worst places to have your vehicle towed. There are multiple reports of vehicles being towed in Houston and the towing service charges thousands of dollars to get the vehicle out. One insurance special investigator called Houston “the wild west” when it...
The winner of a Texas education board runoff says he thinks Republican voters in March simply weren't paying attention when they nearly nominated a retired schoolteacher who once claimed President Barack Obama was a gay prostitute. Keven Ellis said after his victory over Mary...
Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players. Asked about reports Tuesday that the university's board of regents had voted to fire President Ken Starr, school spokeswoman Lori...