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FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – More than 8.2 million Texans—the most on record—are expected to travel for the year-end holidays, according to AAA Texas. This represents a 0.2 percent increase, or 20,000 more people traveling, compared with last year. This comes despite one fewer...
The father of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been found guilty of falsely identifying himself as a peace officer two years ago. A Tarrant County jury found 51-year-old Fred Couch guilty Wednesday of a misdemeanor charge of...
Donald Trump's campaign promise to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement helped win over Rust Belt voters who felt left behind by globalization. But the idea is unnerving to many people in cities on the U.S.-Mexico border. Communities such as Laredo and El Paso in...
he city of Corpus Christi, Texas, is warning its residents not to use tap water as officials investigate an unknown chemical. The Caller-Times reported early Thursday that a city news release blames a recent back-flow incident in the industrial district. Officials are telling...
As state and local health departments investigate five locally transmitted cases of Zika virus disease in a small area of Brownsville, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidance for pregnant women living in and traveling to Brownsville. While...
H-E-B announced today that it has issued a recall for both bulk and packaged raw shelled pistachios. The product is being removed because there is potential it could be contaminated with Salmonella , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young...
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that Brothers Market & Meat Mart in Houston has been closed down for violating the terms of a temporary injunction. The original lawsuit was filed after several undercover investigations by the Houston Police Department Narcotics...
In Austin today, Brian David Haney, 37, partial owner of Vidor Pharmacy, pleaded guilty to federal bribery and tax charges in connection with a health care fraud scheme announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane,...
A Houston man whose 2010 videotaped beating by police was cited by activists as an example of police brutality against minorities has been charged with capital murder. 22-year-old Chad Holley remains jailed ollowing a brief court appearance. He's accused of fatally shooting a...