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EL PASO, Texas - ABC-7 is preparing for a possible NTSB news conference sometime before Noon Thursday regarding the prison transport bus crash that killed 8 inmates and 2 corrections officers. Five survivors are in Odessa hospitals right now. No one on boar d the bus was from El...
A couple of pink guns are about all that was left behind after three men barged into the Jet Pawn 2920 store on FM 2920, near Kuykendahl. Surveillance cameras show one of the men clearly as he walked to the back of the store, with his gun raised. The others forced two customers...
An Austin doctor weighs in on a new study that shows an old program may be the answer to a health problem many believe has reached epidemic proportions in this country. Dr. Pont also says, "We know that kids in Headstart programs get good nutrition, and likely better nutrition,...
At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said. The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice Wednesday morning...
The Capitol was jammed Tuesday with legislators, their families and hundreds of other people who wanted to witness the first day of the 84th legislative session with all its ceremony and first orders of business. Soon after House members were sworn into office, they got down to...
As Texas lawmakers convened for the first day of the 2015 legislative session Tuesday, about a dozen activists carrying a variety of firearms gathered in front of the state Capitol to protest gun laws. Members of Come and Take It Texas — a group that organizes armed rallies to...
WASHINGTON -- A Texas congressman is apologizing after drawing criticism for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the terror attack in Paris. Republican Rep. Randy Weber's Twitter account on Monday night said even Hitler "thought it more...
(from the Insurance Council of Texas) Despite a nationwide trend showing traffic fatalities falling, Texas automobile crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities have actually risen for the past three years. Both and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the...
Since San Antonio became a hands-free city, viewers have flooded KSAT 12’s social media sites with pictures of law enforcement officers on their cellphones. “New law, huh?” said one Facebook user. The caption appeared below a picture of a Bexar County sheriff’s deputy using his...