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Officials say a man was fatally shot by police after ramming his vehicle into two squad cars and driving at officers trying to arrest him following a traffic stop. Police in Ennis, located south of Dallas, say 36-year-old Moses Ruben of Dallas was fatally shot Monday night...
A portion of the Houston Ship Channel is closed to all traffic after a tanker caught fire and spilled fuel oil. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release Tuesday that a mile of the channel is closed and it has yet to determine when it will reopen. The Coast Guard says the 810-...
The superintendent of a struggling South Texas school district has been suspended after he was arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Premont school district Superintendent Eric Ramos was put on paid administrative leave Friday...
A North Texas mother's efforts to get school districts to install cameras in classrooms with special-needs students in order to increase safety are finally seeing success. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Breggett Rideau had lobbied the Texas Legislature to require school...
Business owners and officials say Galveston - one of the more popular tourist destinations along the Texas Gulf Coast - has seen a drop in summer visitors. The Galveston County Daily News reports hotel bookings on the island city are down this season compared to last year...
Health officials are trying to determine why there's been a dramatic increase in the number of people in Texas each year who contract a food-borne illness that's often linked to produce imported from Mexico and other warmer climes. Although there have been outbreaks in several...
Dallas Police Chief David Brown, who oversaw the response to a July sniper attack that killed five officers, has announced his retirement. Brown issued a statement Thursday saying he will retire Oct. 22 after 33 years with Dallas police. He was not immediately available for...
Donald Trump pinatas, with dark suits, oversized pink lips and unruly yellow manes in paper mache, are top sellers across South Texas. That's a potential sign of trouble for its Republican congressman and some colleagues representing predominantly Hispanic districts across the...
The reward for Justin Lane Slatton Jr., 20, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Bell County Crime Stoppers and San Angelo Crime...