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Photo: Texas Tribune Former Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a Texas port, mere weeks after resigning amid fallout from a sexual harassment scandal. The Calhoun Port Authority announced Monday that Farenthold would promote its...
A school district west of Houston will pay more than $750,000 to its superintendent who's resigning at the end of the year in the wake of allegations that he was a bully as a teenager. Details of a contract released Friday by the Katy school district show Superintendent Lance...
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...