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A suspect has been apprehended in Texas after a shootout that left a police officer critically wounded and the suspect's father dead. The suspect, 20-year-old Ed McIver Jr., was found Tuesday after hundreds of law enforcement officers scoured a 2-square-mile perimeter in west...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will tour flood-ravaged communities in East Texas where swollen rivers have displaced thousands of people and forced closures of a major interstate along the Louisiana border. Abbott planned a stop Wednesday in the town of Orange, whose mayor, Jimmy Sims,...
On Monday, March 14, 2016, the City of Austin submitted a petition to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) about wastewater effluent. Effluent is water that has been treated by a wastewater plant and is regulated by the TCEQ. The petition proposes a rule that...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Manuel Raul Maese, 61, 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. Maese is a high-risk sex offender wanted for indecent exposure...
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...