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A former member of the U.S. national team is the latest gymnast to file suit over sexual abuse by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Sabrina Vega was on the team that won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships. The 22-year-old filed a lawsuit in Texas Tuesday...
Statewide seatbelt use is rising in Texas. According to TXDOT nearly 92-percent of Texans last year made sure to Buckle-up. That still meant 929 unbuckled Texans died in traffic crashes in 2017…At the State Capitol TXDOT displayed Ghost shoes representing all of them…The latest...
The White House has invited members of the Texas church where a gunman killed more than two dozen people last year to Washington for the National Day of Prayer. The San Antonio Express-News reports that five members of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will join...
A World War II-era training aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from a South Texas naval air station, killing both people aboard. The single-engine T-6 Texan crashed about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Naval Air Station Kingsville, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Corpus...
A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that the 93-year-old former president has been moved to a regular patient room and is expected to...
Texas' largest school district has backed off a plan to have a charter school operator take over 10 low-performing campuses. The decision on Wednesday by the Houston school district comes after a contentious school board meeting the night before in which two people were arrested...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says Blake Farenthold needs to pay for the special election that's being called to fill his seat after he resigned in disgrace this month. Farenthold had pledged to repay $84 thousand dollars he took from taxpayers for a sexual harassment settlement,...
The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory. The justices heard arguments Tuesday in the latest round of court action over Texas electoral districts that began...
A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years. Fifty-three-year-old Gilberto Escamilla was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to theft by a public servant. The Brownsville Herald reports he told the court the...