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Firefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 69,000 acres (27923.92 hectares). The Texas A&M Forest Service reports nearly 300 firefighters are at the blaze that began last week east of Wayside, about 40 miles (64.37...
A massacre last year that left more than two dozen people killed at a South Texas church appears to have spurred a dramatic increase in the number of people in that county seeking licenses to carry a handgun. Records obtained by the San Antonio Express-News show 222 gun license...
(Photo: Heavy.com) A package left at the front door of a Southeast Texas church exploded, causing minor damage and marking the second time in two weeks that a device has been found in the city of Beaumont. The Rev. Steven Balke told KFDM-TV on Thursday that the overnight blast...
(Photo: KTBS 3) Body camera footage shows police officers rescuing a woman from her sinking vehicle in a suburban Houston lake. Police in Sugar Land say witnesses called 911 Saturday morning after seeing the vehicle go into the lake at high speed. Police say the woman also...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) Southwest Airlines says a flight from Nashville, Tennessee, had to make an unscheduled landing in Dallas. News outlets in Tennessee cite a statement from the airline that says the Monday night flight was redirected to Dallas-Fort Worth International...
A Texas company has recalled nearly 25 tons (23 metric tons) of smoked sausage products due to possible plastic contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a statement Friday saying the recall by Eddy Packing Co. involves products with packing dates of April 5 and...
Skilled workers in Texas are still looking for jobs as U.S. employment in the oil and gas industry continues to lag behind rising oil prices. The Houston Chronicle reports that job seekers hoping for an oil market recovery will likely have to wait before companies increase...
Gov. Greg Abbott has granted Harris County's request to hold an August special election in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. The county was the hardest hit by flooding by Hurricane Harvey. Abbott...
A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon plans to interview for the Milwaukee Bucks' coaching job. The person requested anonymity because the team does not comment on potential candidates. A woman has never been a...