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DALLAS (AP) - Health authorities in North Texas will begin spraying for West Nile virus after detecting a "significant" increase in the type of mosquito that primarily causes the virus. The city of Dallas will spray from trucks beginning Monday evening and continuing through...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston woman is facing charges for the death of her 11-month-old daughter after the infant was severely burned and later treated with a homemade remedy with lethal amounts of a pain reliever. Habibo Ibrahim has been charged with injury to a child and reckless...
RENDON, Texas (AP) - A youth pastor has been identified as one of the victims of a massive wreck in North Texas that left four dead and at least six injured. Alsbury Baptist Church in Buleson says youth minister Brian Jennings was one of the people killed in the crash around...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Apparently, the buzz in the air is stronger than usual. North Texas bee removal specialists say they're getting a sharp increase in calls for help. A dispatcher for one company tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/13TJv8S ) that she is...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Officials are set to again brief members of a key Texas House committee on their ongoing investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people in the town of West. Members of the lower chamber's Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House of Representatives is back in Austin, and Democrats are angry about Gov. Rick Perry vetoing key ethics legislation. Democratic Rep. Sylvester Turner of Houston took to the House floor on Monday and questioned what will happen to 400 ethics...
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...