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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...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years. The space agency accounced its newest astronaut class Monday. Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female...
An alleged drunk driver killed at least one man late Saturday night in a three-car wreck. Aaron Jaques, 22, was driving a 2009 Dodge Charger northbound in the 7500 block of State Highway 6 north of Sugar Land about 11:30 p.m. when he rear ended a 2001 Chevrolet 2500 pickup,...
A Texas lawmaker says the state may need new laws and regulations regarding the safe handling of hazardous materials after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West highlighted the dangers. Coming up tomorrow, Chairman of the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee...
A deadly motorcycle accident in New Braunfels leaves one man dead. Investigators say that speed was a factor in the crash. At 8:00 Friday night on South Business 35 near Seguin Avenue, investigators say 44-year-old Timothy Hohn of Canyon Lake was driving at a high rate of speed...