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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...
A Texas lawmaker is questioning double-digit raises for senior managers at the state's top law enforcement agency because he says it refuses to provide statistics that would help determine the effectiveness of border operations. The Dallas Morning News reports that state Rep...
The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.83 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says that the decline comes amid lower crude oil prices. The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.22. The...
A review of state employment records shows several new hires at the Texas Department of Agriculture with close ties to an assistant commissioner received speedy promotions and raises despite their short time with the agency. The review by the Austin American-Statesman shows a...
The Facebook data center planned for Fort Worth is the latest milestone for Texas cities vying for business in a key Internet industry. The Dallas Morning News reports that the 750,000-square-foot, $1 billion project Facebook announced this month will become the latest data...