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A Southeast Texas school board has voted to fire a high school teacher who was arrested on an assault charge after a video surfaced that the district says shows her repeatedly striking a student in her class. KFDM-TV reports the Beaumont school district board voted Tuesday to...
A seventh flood-related death has been confirmed in the Houston area after a body was found in a vehicle in a flooded underpass in western Houston. A spokesman at Houston's Emergency Operations Center says the body was found in the vehicle when the underpass at Westpark Toll...
DALLAS (AP) - A federal judge will decide if Dallas must allow organizers of a sex exposition to again rent the city-owned convention center for an event. U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater heard arguments Monday but didn't immediately rule on use of the Kay Bailey Hutchison...
MIDLOTHIAN, Texas (AP) - A fitness instructor has been slain at a North Texas church and investigators are seeking a man dressed as a police officer who was seen on security video. Midlothian police say the body of 45-year-old Terri "Missy" Bevers of Red Oak was located Monday...
Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods and leaving at least five people dead. Heavy flooding has become nearly an annual rite of passage in the practically sea-level city, where experts have long warned of the potential...
Officials in Houston say two people are dead from today's flooding. Both victims were found dead in their vehicles, according to Harris County officials. An 18-wheeler driver died in flood waters on the North Sam Houston Tollway at Hardy Road and another person was found dead in...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Mark Timothy McBride, 59, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April. McBride, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender...
Several recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including a call to separate sheriff and jail operations, which may run afoul of state law. Waller County also faces financial hurdles to...