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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...
RICHARDSON – Even without hands, 41-year-old Kathryn Kuehn cleverly counts and packages box tops for education for her kids' school. "I just kind of figured it out on my own, trying to keep up with my duties for the PTA," she said. The Richardson mother had her hands and feet...
A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for a murder in April was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Daniel Mota-Torres, 35, was deported Nov. 14 and transferred to the custody of...
The European Parliament has decorated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as part of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Bush was in office when the wall was toppled in 1989. On Monday, he became the first American to receive the Robert Schuman...
It took the Duncanville School Board of Trustees less than 20 minutes to make the decision to fire teacher Vinita Hegwood for a controversial tweet she sent out a week ago. The board voted unanimously during a special meeting Friday morning. The English teacher has been out of...
A south Texas mother is searching for justice for her three children murdered in Mexico. She understands the anger and grief that has led to mass demonstrations after the massacre of 43 students. Raquel Alvarado identifies with the parents of the students who disappeared in the...
In Houston's East End, Lieutenant Moises Davila's beat is bigger than burglars and break-ins. He's patrolling his community's future—one door knock at a time. "Try to get them into class," Lt. Davila told one parent. "They're skipping a lot of school," he said. But the truancy...
Police say they've got a man in custody suspected of terrorizing riders aboard a San Antonio transit bus before shooting one man dead. Officer Douglas Greene says a pair of tips, one anonymous and one through Crime Stoppers, led police to the 21-year-old man at an apartment in...