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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four people are dead after a fatal San Antonio crash in which their vehicle was struck by a driver fleeing police. The Sunday evening crash occurred after two drivers confronting each other at an intersection. One driver had a handgun and appeared to threaten...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the 911 center that scrambled emergency response to the fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West received more than 1,000 calls the evening of the blast. Waco police, whose dispatchers handle emergency calls from nearby West, said...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Goats could be used to gobble up pesky kudzu vines near a Central Texas arts site. Art Center Waco executive director Mark Arnold wants to try using goats to munch away the vegetative problem. The vines are strangling trees on the slope overlooking the Bosque...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - There are 16 fertilizer plants in Texas like the one that exploded in West, but authorities say they aren't clear if any are near schools or residential centers. Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw told lawmakers Monday that he wasn't...
PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico (AP) - Heavy weekend rains have caused severe flooding in the Mexican city of Piedras Negras on the border with Texas. Coahuila state officials say one person died and 10,000 houses are damaged, leaving 40,000 peoples homeless. State government secretary...
DALLAS (AP) - Susan G. Koman for the Cure has a new CEO. The breast cancer charity announced the appointment of Judith A. Salerno on Monday. Salerno replaces Nancy Briker, the charity's founder, who announced last summer that she would step down following an onslaught of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Executives with OneWest Bank have announced that more than 700 workers will lose their jobs as the company is acquired as part of a 2.53 billion dollar deal. The Austin American-Statesmen reports (http://bit.ly/13Oetk1) that the majority of the 725 employees...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Two men were fatally shot and a third man was wounded in an overnight shooting in Fort Worth. Captain Charles Ramirez, with the Fort Worth Police Department, tells that a fight may have led to the shooting, which happened around 3 a.m. Sunday...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - North Texas authorities are searching for three suspects they say participated in a shooting at a house that left a 12-year-old dead and a sleeping teenager injured. Forth Worth police announced Monday that a high-powered rifle was among the weapons used...