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The leader of a Southeast Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding. Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday announced the local declaration as a step to help oyster business owners get...
Amarillo police say the armed man who took two people hostage inside a local Wal-Mart was a store employee who had a work-related dispute with the manager and that there was no reason to believe the incident had any ties to terrorism. Police Sgt. Brent Barbee says the suspect,...
A Central Texas congressman says the US must step up to defeat radical Islamic terrorism on our shores. San Antonio/Austin Rep. Lamar Smith says the Orlando massacre "really is just an indication of what's to come if we don't stop ISIS and if we don't take more actions and...
UPDATE: The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as Raul D. Sarabia Jr., 50, of San Antonio. Following his arrest he was taken to the Comal County Jail and booked on: Aggravated Kidnapping - {1st Degree Felony} Evading Arrest or Detention in a Vehicle...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of United States Marine Pfc. Greg William Ivey, 20, in 1989. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured by the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes...
A Maryland man shot by a police officer outside a Dallas airport after a domestic disturbance is out of the hospital and in jail. Shawn Nicholas Diamond was booked into a Dallas County jail Sunday on charges of aggravated assault on a public servant and assault-family violence...
The parents of a 12-year-old black Texas girl who suffered severe rope burn around her neck during an overnight field trip have filed a lawsuit against the private Waco school she attends. The Dallas Morning News reports the lawsuit seeking $3 million in damages was filed Monday...
Authorities say a Houston man facing charges in seven sexual assault cases is also the prime suspect in eight other cases dating back to 2012. Police said Monday that DNA evidence obtained after 33-year-old Marquis V. Tate's arrest earlier this month led to charges in five cases...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Manuel Raul Maese, 62, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June. Maese, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s...