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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State lawmakers are finally learning how much money they'll have to spend on the next Texas budget. Republican Comptroller Susan Combs is releasing her biennial revenue estimate on Monday. That crucial number sets the limit on what lawmakers can spend for...
A winter storm headed east into North and Central Texas but promised much less accumulations of snow than it dumped on West Texas the day before. A winter weather advisory is in effect through Friday afternoon along and west of a line stretching from Stephenville to Gatesville...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 36 of 123 sexually exploited children identified in a five-week, international child pornography investigation were rescued in North Texas. ICE Director John Morton revealed on Thursday that more than 200 adults had been arrested on...
Autopsy results are pending for a woman who died aboard an airline flight from Brazil to Dallas-Fort Worth, forcing an emergency landing in Houston. The 25-year-old woman died became ill and died aboard the American Airlines flight from Sao Paulo, forcing an emergency landing at...
Macy's has announced that it plans to close its downtown Houston department store after that had served the city for 65 years. The Cincinnati-based retailer said it plans to close the 791,000-square-foot Main Street store early this spring. Mayor Annise Parker told reporters...
A Texas A&M University graduate student has launched a fundraising campaign to armor K-9 dogs for the local police department. Katie Tippett began a campaign last month to buy Kevlar vets for Kohn and Falco, the two Belgian Malinois dogs working in the Bryan Police...
HOUSTON (AP) - A third teen has been charged with capital murder in the death of a man in Harris County over a pair of Nike Air Jordan sneakers. 19-year-old Anthony Quinn Wade was charged Monday with capital murder. He remained in Harris County jail Tuesday. Online jail records...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for witnesses to come forward after a man was shot and killed in a nightclub parking lot. Sgt. Warren Meeler says a 34-year-old man was killed following an argument with four other patrons inside Cube's Sports Bar early in the morning of...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Beginning this year, Interstate 35E will be expanded between Dallas and Denton. Work should begin by mid-year. Officials say motorists can expect about 31/2 years of construction on I-35E between LBJ Freeway in the Dallas area and the I-35E/35W split in...