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Governor Greg Abbott is traveling the country trying to convince businesses to relocate to Texas, unless you're electric car maker Tesla . Abbott tells Bloomberg new tech is big in Texas. "What state do you think, leads the nation in tech imports. Most people would think...
George H.W. Bush, the oldest living former U.S. president, fell at his summer home on Wednesday and broke a bone in his neck but was doing OK, a spokesman said. Bush, 91, was in stable condition and was doing "fine" after Wednesday's fall, spokesman Jim McGrath said. McGrath...
Prison officials have identified 47-year-old Timothy Davison as the corrections officer killed in an attack at a far northeast Texas prison. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says Davison had been with the agency since December. The agency says Davison...
A South Texas judge arrested in a drugs and bribery investigation has been suspended without pay. Starr County Justice of the Peace Salvador Zarate (zuh-RAH'-tay) was suspended by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. He was arrested Monday on charges of possession of a...
Federal prosecutors say 10 people have been indicted in a two-year investigation of a methamphetamine and weapons ring in East Texas. U.S. Attorney John Bales says five suspects were being held Wednesday, while the search continues for the other defendants. Indictments returned...
MyFoxAustin | KTBC | Fox 7 Austin | News Weather Sports The controversial military exercise known as Jade Helm 15 gets underway Wednesday. A spokesperson for Governor Greg Abbott tells FOX 7 that members of the Texas Guard will not monitor the training exercise from the field,...
Some honeybees have a penthouse view from an Austin hotel after their hive was moved from outside the 11th floor to the top of the building. An official with American Honey Bee Protection agency on Sunday safely rappelled from the 14-story Holiday Inn Austin at Lady Bird Lake...
The executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue. In a statement Monday, the BSA said the...
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas. Abbott will spend Monday and Tuesday in New York promoting the state and meeting with corporate leaders. It continues a hallmark of former...