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Police say that two girls have been found dead inside their Tarrant County home along with their injured mother, who suffered stab wounds. Benbrook Police Cmdr. David Babcock said officers responded to a 911 call shortly Thursday morning and found the children and their 31-year-...
Omar Cruz, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested March 15 in Laredo. Cruz was wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child younger than 14 and forgery of a financial instrument in Amarillo. The arrest was the result of tip information,...
NEW BRAUNFELS —U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will receive the ‘Texan of the Year’ award at the 50th Annual Texas Legislative Conference (TLC) tomorrow. He will then deliver a keynote address, highlighting some of the Senate’s accomplishments on transportation, crude oil...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Highway officials expect flooded Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas to stay closed through the weekend. The Texas Department of Transportation on Thursday said I-10 near Beaumont remains closed due to flooding and is not expected to reopen until Monday...
A school district in a Dallas suburb has released documents in which high school students - including some black football players - allege a former coach made racist comments. The Dallas Morning News reports that the documents it obtained Tuesday through an open records request...
Four more counties have been added to the Texas disaster declaration area following last week's storms that have led to thousands of evacuations and possibly two deaths. Gov. Greg Abbott says people in Henderson, Shelby, Smith and Walker counties join 21 other counties in being...
Interstate 10 closed again today due to floodwaters from the Sabine River. TxDOT Austin's Kelli Reyna says they have crews rolling to help out their TxDOT brethren. “Our recent experience with flooding, we do have a lot of expertise in high-water rescue, things like that. So we’...
Texas Senior Republican Senator John Cornyn says President Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to replace Antonin Scalia will not fly. Cornyn, speaking on the Senate Floor today says, “This president will not fill this vacancy. The Senate will not confirm this nominee to...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Israel Aguirre, 34, has increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of March. Aguirre, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s...