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Some Texas residents like Art Myrick say they can no longer deal with having to evacuate their homes after flooding. Myrick, who's lived in Simonton, west of Houston, for 18 years, says he's finally decided to move. He's staying at a Red Cross shelter. He and his wife left home...
A special prosecutor handling the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says an appeals court has upheld the indictment on securities fraud charges. Special prosecutor Brian Wice said Wednesday night that the Dallas-based 5th Court of Appeals allowed the case...
Governor Greg Abbott today met with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer in Dallas, where he thanked the Ambassador for Israel’s continued partnership with the State of Texas and assured him that the Lone Star State has and will continue to stand with the State of Israel against the...
The reward for Manuel Raul Maese, 62, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June. Maese is a high-risk sex offender wanted for indecent...
The Aldine Independent School District Middle School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student turned herself in to Montgomery County police Wednesday after a warrant was issued for her arrest. Prosecutors said Alexandria Vera had a sexual...
From AAA TEXAS (Houston, TX) – Many parts of Texas have experienced historic levels of rain and flooding and more wet weather is in the forecast for much of the Lone Star State this week. AAA Texas reminds motorists that driving in wet weather conditions requires preparation,...
Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along a river that has reached a record-high. Large swaths of suburban communities southwest of Houston were underwater Tuesday. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes before the...
Houston police say an Army veteran of two Afghanistan tours who killed one person and wounded several others during a weekend rampage fired 212 rounds from his military-style assault rifle before a SWAT officer fatally shot him from more than 100 yards away. Police Lt. John...
The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first locally acquired case of chikungunya, a mosquito borne illness. A Cameron County resident got sick with the illness in November 2015 and was diagnosed with a lab test in January 2016. The case, however, was...