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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in nearly 20 counties hit by severe rain and flooding. In a statement issued Monday, Abbott said the state is assisting with evacuations in three East Texas counties and stands ready to assist in swift water rescues. Heavy...
A national environmental group says state data show that the amount of arsenic in the drinking water supplies of more than 60 rural Texas communities exceeds the federal safety limit. The Washington-based Environmental Integrity Project released a report Monday saying the state...
Authorities say man suspected of trying to carjack another man in a Walgreens parking lot was fatally shot by an off-duty Harris County sheriff's deputy. Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesman Thomas Gilliland said the deputy pulled into the parking lot in northwest Harris...
In a lawsuit filed this morning in a San Antonio federal court, the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) challenged voter registration procedures at the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). As the Complaint explains, Texas is violating the U.S. Constitution and federal law by...
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Adriana Coronado, Hispanic girl, 13, 5’0”, 105 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing black-framed glasses. Police are looking for an unknown suspect in connection with her abduction. The suspect was last heard from in Katy, TX...
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Adriana Coronado, Hispanic girl, 13, 5’0”, 105 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, wearing black-framed glasses. Police are looking for an unknown suspect in connection with her abduction. The suspect was last heard from in Katy, TX...
Governor Abbott today announced that California-based Pegasus Foods will be expanding new operations to Texas. Pegasus Foods will construct a new, 80,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rockwall, Texas in order to expand its food production capacity. The expansion is...
A Houston police officer has fatally shot an unarmed man suspected of damaging a traffic sign and charging toward the officer three times. Police spokesman John Cannon said Sunday that investigators believe the man was on drugs. The officer was on patrol Saturday afternoon when...
The Coast Guard has advised boaters to stay off a 25-mile stretch of the rain-swollen Sabine River in Southeast Texas amid flood and safety concerns. A Coast Guard statement Sunday afternoon says all mariners should avoid the Sabine River between Orange and Bon Wier (bahn WEER...