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The last Texas dog racing track to hold regular live races no longer has any dogs. Officials at Gulf Greyhound Park, in La Marque between Galveston and Houston, suspended racing last month, blaming competition of Louisiana casinos, rising costs and inability to get expanded...
A 51-year-old Houston-area man is headed to prison with a nine-year term after being convicted of drunken driving for the ninth time. A jury last week also found John Davis Campbell, of Webster, guilty of possession of a controlled substance after police who pulled him over...
It will come as no surprise to many women, but scientists have finally confirmed that men really are at their laziest on a Sunday.While weekends are the busiest days of the week for women. Men spend two-thirds of their Sunday time relaxing according to a research project by Ball...
Texas homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged by recovery officials to “stay in touch,” even after the Jan. 25 application deadline. Applicants changing their addresses or phone numbers...
Officials in Marlin have lifted a boil-water order that was one of the last vestiges of a catastrophic Thanksgiving Day water treatment plant failure that left residents without water for a week. City Manager Ken Knight lifted the order Thursday after the Central Texas town's...
An 18-year-old Southeast Texas man has been arrested and charged with illegally shooting and killing two whooping cranes, a species which federal officials list as critically endangered. Federal game officials arrested Trey Joseph Frederick on Thursday at his rural home near...
A former San Antonio police officer has pleaded no contest to stealing drugs, weapons and about $2,000 from a couple while on the force. Konrad Chatys entered his plea Thursday to felony theft by a public servant. Four other counts will be dropped. Prosecutors are recommending...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today held a press conference to announce a new unit within the Texas Attorney General’s Office dedicated to combating human trafficking. This new unit will be headed by Deputy Criminal Chief Kirsta Leeburg Melton, an experienced prosecutor with...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Mark Timothy McBride, 58, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. McBride is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender...