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Texans whose vehicles were damaged or destroyed by this April’s flooding may be eligible to receive federal assistance to repair or replace the vehicle. “Those who may be eligible include not just residents of the designated counties, but also those who were working in or...
A Central Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his son-in-law during an argument apparently over property. McLennan County jail records show Charles H. Mitchell was being held on charges of murder and endangering a child. Online jail records don't list an attorney...
If Texas is Ted Cruz country, the state's Republican convention is its capital. At the biennial gathering in 2012, thousands of delegates booed when Gov. Rick Perry dared salute David Dewhurst. That's because the then-lieutenant governor was battling tea party upstart Cruz for...
Authorities have concluded that pesticides and petroleum additives have entered the runoff from fire-fighting efforts at a Houston warehouse complex. A Houston Fire Department statement says environmental contractors were containing the petroleum additives Thursday at several...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roadways as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month in May. “Every driver has a fundamental responsibility to help keep our roadways safe for all travelers, and DPS...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.00 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is seven cents more than last week and 40 cents less per gallon than last year. It’s the first time the statewide average has...
A judge has blocked a temporary residential child-care license for one of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border illegally. The licenses are needed because a federal judge ruled last year the centers would have to eventually...
Johnny Manziel has been booked and posted bond in a domestic violence case, one day before the former Cleveland Browns quarterback faces his first court hearing. Manziel attorney Robert Hinton said Wednesday that the 23-year-old quarterback presented himself for booking and a...
Officials at the transportation company where a recently fired employee fatally shot a former co-worker says it's suspending all work at the Texas facility and providing counselors to employees. Knight Transportation released a statement confirming one of its employees was...