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Officials have revealed the identities of the four people killed by toxic fumes from a chemical leak at a Houston-area DuPont plant. The Harris County medical examiner's office identified the four as 48-year-old Crystle Rae Wise of Groves, 39-year-old Robert Joseph Tisnado of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has pushed to remove the Travis County district attorney from office after she was arrested for drunken driving, but he's promoted a top adviser on his staff with three intoxication offenses on his record. The Republican governor threatened...
Police have arrested a Dallas-area woman who they say stole from a Kohl's department store and dragged an officer with her car while trying to flee. The Grand Prairie Police Department tells WFAA-TV the injuries to the officer on Sunday night were minor. Police say the officer...
Authorities in West Texas say they're investigating allegations that a couple locked their children in a room while at work. Odessa police say the 27-year-old father and 29-year-old mother are charged with child endangerment. They say the father also is charged with sexually...
DuPont company officials say it remains unclear what caused a toxic chemical to leak from a valve at a suburban Houston plant, killing four workers and injuring a fifth. DuPont spokesman Aaron Woods said Sunday the company is investigating the cause of the leak of methyl...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard , earning roughly $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to join the military. But the bonuses were ill-gotten because the former captain never actually referred...
LAREDO, Texas — Just before dusk, National Guard pilots pull a Lakota helicopter out of a hangar at the Laredo International Airport. The pilots — both women with blond hair tied back — are preparing for a flight along the Rio Grande in support of the U.S. Border Patrol. "We're...
Two-year-old Mia Campbell is a climber, busy as any toddler her age, keeping her parents on constant alert. Well before Mia was born, Mabry Campbell and his wife, Annette, learned their own genetic code could hurt her. "They called me and let me know that I was a carrier of...
LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Four workers were killed and one was injured Saturday during a hazardous chemical leak at a DuPont industrial plant in suburban Houston, company officials said. The chemical, methyl mercaptan, began leaking from a valve around 4 a.m. in a unit at the plant...