DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a fire at a Texas petrochemicals plant (all times local):
DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.
To understand how the Texas health care safety net for uninsured residents works in 2019, consider the Western Hills mental health clinic in an impoverished neighborhood in West Fort Worth.
SHREVEPORT, La. – Rough weather across the ArkLaTex plunged thousands of residents into darkness. More than 7,600 customers were without service at about 10:00 a.m. Thursday. That’s according to SWEPCO’s website.
The University of Texas at Austin has placed Michael Center, its head coach for men’s tennis, on administrative leave after FBI documents revealed that he allegedly took a $100,000 bribe in 2015 to help a student gain admission to UT-Austin by adding him as a recruit to the tennis team.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 27-year-old convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been captured in Kansas.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Brace yourselves for another round of storms. Our next chance for severe weather is Wednesday. The Storm Prediction Center has put the ArkLaTex under a marginal to slight risk.
The list of missteps in the Texas secretary of state’s review of the voter rolls for supposed noncitizens grew again Monday, when the office inadvertently added additional people to its already flawed list of voters flagged for citizenship checks.
Authorities have released the name of a driver accused in a hit-and-run that killed three men who were changing a tire along a Dallas freeway.
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FERRIS, Texas (AP) — Pepper has what some might call spunk. Wes Keeling simply calls it "play drive."
DALLAS (AP) — Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator who is described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but also kind with a good sense of humor, has died. He was 86.
Texas’ Senate education chairman on Monday unveiled a sweeping school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, “hardening” school infrastructure and mental health counseling.
DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a child-abandonment charge against a Dallas-area woman who's been in jail for more than a year following the death of her 3-year-old daughter whose body was found in a culvert.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a consumer alert regarding persons alleging to be priests or pastors texting members of the church and asking them to buy gift cards for a false charitable cause.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro's camp released a statement early Friday morning making clear that the San Antonio Democrat is mulling whether to forgo re-election next year and instead challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, two days after Beto O'Rourke made clear he won't be vying for the seat.
A Central Texas jury on Thursday found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber Thursday night when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words.
The nomination of Texas' embattled secretary of state is advancing a day after a federal judge blamed him for wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of voters.
A federal judge has put a temporary stop to the process of reviewing the citizenship of tens of thousands of registered Texas voters, making it clear that no Texas county should move forward with efforts to purge voters or issue letters demanding proof of citizenship “without prior approval …
In a major blow to the state’s government transparency laws, Texas’ highest criminal court has struck down a significant provision of the Texas Open Meetings Act, calling it “unconstitutionally vague.”
When the Texas secretary of state's office embarked on its controversial voter citizenship review almost four weeks ago, multiple county officials across the state immediately leapt into action to question the citizenship status of their local voters marked for review.
HOUSTON (AP) — A faint voice comes through the crackled phone line. On the other end, Tomeu Vadell, speaking from a military counterintelligence prison in Venezuela's capital, asks his daughters in Louisiana whether they've gone to church and says he plans to spend his Sunday doing pushups t…
State Rep. Matt Schaefer said he is working on bills related to passenger vehicle inspections, changing how plumbers get their licenses and civil asset forfeiture.
Despite their political rifts, Republicans and Democrats, House and Senate lawmakers, and rural and urban Texans all agree the state needs to change the way it funds public schools. That consensus is the culmination of decades of lawsuits against the state claiming Texas schools are not adeq…