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Officials say a vial containing a virus that can cause hemorrhagic fever has gone missing from a research facility in Galveston, but say there's no reason to believe there's a threat to the public. The University of Texas Medical Branch said Saturday that there was no breach in...
If you’ve never heard of Identity Recovery Service contracts — insurance policies to cover a person’s costs in the event of identity theft — don’t feel bad; there are only two companies selling them in the entire state. One of those companies is based in Colorado, but conducts...
An online petition has formed asking for the resignation of Texas State Representative Naomi Gonzalez, (D) El Paso, who is charged with driving while intoxicated. The petition, posted on Change.org , by “concerned citizen,” details the night in which Representative Gonzales was...
A standoff ended in gunfire late Saturday morning after police shot a man suspected of killing his father in his home in northeast Houston. Officials with the Houston Police Department said that the suspect, who was barricaded in a home in the 7400 block of Banyan Street, opened...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - An apparent altercation in a North Texas neighborhood has left one man shot to death, another wounded and a woman with some type of cuts. Arlington police on Friday said investigators are trying to determine what led to the shootings. Spokeswoman Tiara...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Another Air Force basic training instructor in South Texas has been sentenced to prison in a sex scandal and will be booted out of the military. A military judge at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Thursday sentenced Master Sgt. Jamey Crawford to seven...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man wanted in a Memphis murder has been captured in Texas. Marshals spokesman Seth Bruce said Thursday that Keith Brown is being held at the Shelby County jail on a first-degree murder charge. Brown is accused of walking up...
DECATUR, Texas (AP) - Officials say a man who led authorities in Texas on a 100 mph car chase and may be linked to the killing of Colorado's state prison chief is a paroled prison inmate. The Denver Post reported Thursday that the man is 28-year-old Evan Spencer Ebel. He was...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Senate Education Committee is set to discuss a string bills including a controversial proposal to lift the cap on the number of licenses issued to operate charter schools statewide. Sen. Dan Patrick chairs the committee and wants to do away with the...