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The Texas county where a black woman died in jail after a traffic stop by a white state trooper has a long history of racial strife. Sandra Bland's death ignited long-simmering passions in Waller County, about 50 miles northwest of Houston. The county seat of Hempstead was once...
The Texas county where a black woman died in jail after a traffic stop by a white state trooper has a long history of racial strife. Sandra Bland's death ignited long-simmering passions in Waller County, about 50 miles northwest of Houston. The county seat of Hempstead was once...
The average price of gasoline has dropped a penny over the past two weeks to $2.82 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the current average sits 76 cents below the year-ago price. The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was $2.33 a...
A gag order in a criminal case arising from a shootout at a biker gathering in Waco is unconstitutional, overly broad and should be lifted, attorneys for 16 media organizations argued in a brief filed Friday with a Texas appeals court. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the...
FOR YEARS DOCTORS HAVE DIFFERED ON THE VALUE OF WHAT IS CALLED 'BYSTANDER C-P-R.' WHETHER IT HELPS FOR BYSTANDERS TO HELP HEART ATTACK PATIENTS. CARDIOLOGIST JOHN HIGGINS OF U-T HEALTH IN HOUSTON SAYS NEW STUDIES SHOWS IT IS VERY USEFUL..ESPECIALLY SINCE C-P-R HAS BEEN...
A growing number of Texans are seeking treatment for methamphetamine addiction, reversing a downward trend in abuse in the state since a 2006 federal law banned over-the-counter sales of medicine containing the synthetic drug pseudoephedrine. Last year 6,219 Texans sought...
TROOPERS INSPECTED NEARLY 79 HUNDRED BIG RIGS AND BUSES FROM JUNE SECOND TO THE FOURTH...AND FOUND PROBLEMS WITH SOME 17 HUNDRED OF THEM. DPS TROOPER LONNIE HASHELL SAYS DRIVERS WERE CHECKED TO MAKE SURE THEY WERE IN COMPLIANCE...212 DID NOT...SOME HAD THE WRONG KIND OF LICENSE...
An East Texas man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a West Texas teenage girl 26 years ago. Thompson Ward Stricklen Jr. is in Ector County Jail in Odessa jailed on murder and sexual assault charges. Bond is set at $350,000. Jail records don't list an attorney for the 52...
A federal energy agency is reviewing a proposed transnational pipeline that would cross the Big Bend, one of the few regions of Texas without oil and gas activity. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is evaluating the 143-mile pipeline, even though only the 1,000-foot...