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Authorities say San Antonio's mayor was not hurt but four others were injured during a traffic accident. KENS-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1DYgkGy ) Mayor Ivy Taylor was a passenger in a city vehicle that collided with a convertible at an intersection Saturday afternoon. San...
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, experts said, but they say it will take a lot of work and a lot of money. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico's border with the United States. The arrested leader was identified as Jose Tiburcio Hernandez...
A Texas veterinarian has been fired from her job and authorities are looking into whether animal cruelty charges should be pursued against her after she's shown in a Facebook posting holding a feral cat she says she killed with a bow and arrow. Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes...
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas moved closer Friday to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House. The 96-35 preliminary vote in favor of the measure sets up a final vote expected next week. The...
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.2 percent in March for the seventh straight month of declines. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced the figure is down slightly from February unemployment of 4.3 percent. The nationwide jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March...
Retail gasoline prices across Texas and nationally have risen a penny this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide price at the pump was $2.23 per gallon. Drivers across the country are paying an average $2.41 per gallon. The association survey found Dallas has the...
The Obama administration has issued more than half a million new Social Security Numbers (SSN) to illegal immigrants granted amnesty under President Obama’s Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals program. In a letter to Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ben Sasse (R-NE),...
A top House Republican delayed a hearing on controversial legislation Wednesday that would limit transgender students' use of school bathrooms and locker rooms, saying the author needed to its soften language. The bill's author, Pasadena Republican Rep. Gilbert Pena, said the...