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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...
Officials closed five miles of FM 723 near Rosenberg because of the rising Brazos River over the weekend, and a flooded FM 359 was blocked off at Mason Road near Houston early Tuesday morning as officials prepared for the river to crest. As of 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, the National...
Many of Texas' most violent sex offenders have been housed for months in a former prison in rural West Texas, and the head of the state agency that oversees the overhauled program believes it will lead to successful rehabilitations. Texas Civil Commitment Office executive...
The Texas Water Development Board announced the launch of TexasFlood.org. The website will serve as a centralized location for flood-related data and information on what to do before, during, and after a flooding event. TexasFlood.org will serve as a one-stop shop for statewide...
Bastrop – For the second time in four weeks, Bluebonnet’s service area was slammed by strong storms and heavy rains that caused major, widespread power outages. Some of those did – and could – last up to 48 hours. Both storms caused significant damage to the co-op’s electric...