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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added 20 counties to a disaster declaration for Texas after severe flooding last month. The new counties are: Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Denton, Eastland, Fort Bend, Gaines, Guadalupe, Henderson, Hidalgo, Johnson, Milam, Montague,...
Several witnesses say they heard a few pistol shots and then a barrage of semi-automatic gunfire during the shootout last month at a Waco restaurant favored by bikers. But authorities still have not said how many of the nine dead and 18 wounded were the result of police fire...
U.S. and Mexican authorities are seeking suspects after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter was fired upon and forced to make an emergency landing in Laredo. A CBP statement says the crew of the Office of Air and Marine helicopter was patrolling the US-Mexico border...
The nearly decade-long efforts by a group of a small group of exonerees, lawmakers and the family of a man who was the first Texan posthumously pardoned have resulted in the creation of a new commission that will examine wrongful convictions in Texas. Last month, Texas. Gov...
A federal audit says Texas should repay at least $133 million in Medicaid funding misspent on unnecessary dental and orthodontic procedures. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1HSruu7 ) the amount is part of an ongoing legal fight over responsibility for a spike in...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of Laredo...
AUSTIN -- The senior graduating class of Wimberley High School is together at the 2015 X Games, but their journey to the Circuit of the Americas wasn't an easy one. Initially, the class was supposed to go to Six Flags Fiesta Texas for their senior trip, but the Memorial Day...
AUSTIN – On June 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminded Texans who were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that they could be eligible for federal or state disaster assistance. The press release noted: “Texans who sustained property damage as a...
AUSTIN – On June 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminded Texans who were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that they could be eligible for federal or state disaster assistance. The press release noted: “Texans who sustained property damage as a...