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Texas DPS recruiting hundreds of troopers

Texas DPS recruiting hundreds of troopersThe Department of Public Safety is trying to fill hundreds of open positions in highway patrol, so this year, the agency is trying something different to entice top of the line recruits to apply.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

3-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself

3-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himselfA 3-year-old boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head in northwest Harris County Friday afternoon.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

No bond for mom accused in brutal attack on 4-year-old son

No bond for mom accused in brutal attack on 4-year-old sonDeputies say 23-year-old Jenea Ann Mungia repeatedly stabbed her son Thursday at a Harris County home.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Defenders

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasing

Sanctions against Texas nurses increasingA KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered a substantial increase in Texas nurses disciplined by the state and losing their licenses.
  • Defenders
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Aldine ISD student dies after hitting head on floor

Aldine ISD student dies after hitting head on floorA 16-year-old Eisenhower Ninth Grade School student died after an accident in the school's gym Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Many workers not feeling magic of "Texas Miracle"

Many workers not feeling magic of "Texas Miracle"The much-touted Texas economic "miracle" has been good for business, but many low-paid workers still waiting to feel it.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

HCSO: Mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old son

HCSO: Mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old sonA woman is being questioned about a brutal attack on her 4-year-old son, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

4-star general to lead nuclear Air Force for first time

4-star general to lead nuclear Air Force for first timeThe Air Force has nominated Gen. Robin Rand to lead the organization responsible for its nuclear missile corps and strategic bomber fleet.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Texas congressman: Chris Kyle deserves Medal of Honor

Texas congressman: Chris Kyle deserves Medal of HonorA Texas congressman has introduced a bill to posthumously honor Navy Seal Chris Kyle with the Medal of Honor.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Lawmaker wants to overturn bag bans

Lawmaker wants to overturn bag bansA Dallas lawmaker is seeking to overturn bag bans in several Texas towns, according to legislation filed Thursday.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Features

Shipping containers turned into apartments in Huntsville

Shipping containers turned into apartments in HuntsvilleA brother-sister team in Huntsville are constructing apartments near Sam Houston State out of shipping containers.
  • Features
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Bryan man charged with murder in death of infant

Bryan man charged with murder in death of infantPolice allege Talawrence Tennell caused the injuries to a 7-month-old girl that resulted in her death.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Hunt Co. firefighter allegedly boasts of shooting dogs

Hunt Co. firefighter allegedly boasts of shooting dogsHunt Co. firefighter allegedly boasts of shooting dogs
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Texas

UH keeping quiet on McConaughey payment

UH keeping quiet on McConaughey paymentThe University of Houston says it cannot disclose how much money its paying academy award winning actor Matthew McConaughey to deliver a commencement speech this May.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Complaint filed against judge who ordered same-sex marriage license

Complaint filed against judge who ordered same-sex marriage licenseOn Wednesday, a state representative filed a complaint against District Judge David Wahlberg, who last week ordered Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Hansen Unplugged: Signs of change

Hansen Unplugged: Signs of changeDale shares his frustrations about race relations and young people in Texas
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
NCAA Football

Once-homeless Baylor running back claims he was declared ineligible by NCAA for accepting housing

Once-homeless Baylor running back claims he was declared ineligible by NCAA for accepting housingIn a statement, the NCAA denied it had declared him ineligible.
  • NCAA Football
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Solar energy increasingly popular in San Antonio

Solar energy increasingly popular in San AntonioSince 2013, solar energy jobs have more than doubled to nearly 7,000 employees statewide, and Texas' 75-megawatt solar capacity ranks eighth in the nation.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Same-sex marriage showdown at the Capitol

Same-sex marriage showdown at the CapitolFaith and family day focuses on marriage at state capitol
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

DREAM Act supporters rally to keep in-state tuition

DREAM Act supporters rally to keep in-state tuitionDozens of undocumented students rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday against at least four bills that would revoke their in-state tuition.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Senate Bill 5 could bring $2.5 billion for roads

Senate Bill 5 could bring $2.5 billion for roadsGov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and all members of the Texas Senate Committee on Transportation appear to be behind Senate Bill 5, which calls for $2.5 billion for the State Highway Fund.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Deliberations expected to begin today in sniper trial

Deliberations expected to begin today in sniper trialThings are expected to wrap up soon in the murder trial of Eddie Routh.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Nearly 1,000 inmates moved from Texas prison after unrest

Nearly 1,000 inmates moved from Texas prison after unrestThe private contractor that operates the Willacy County Correctional Center will transfer all prisoners to other facilities so authorities can assess the damage caused by the weekend riot.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

CPS investigating Pearland twins drowning deaths

CPS investigating Pearland twins drowning deathsBrazoria County investigators are sealing case documents, leaving many questions about what happened in that bathtub unanswered.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Grand Prairie indoor ski resort plans canceled

Grand Prairie indoor ski resort plans canceledThe Grand Alps Resort and Hard Rock Hotel says it wasn't able to reach a deal with the city.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Fort Hood soldier accused in apparent triple murder-suicide

Fort Hood soldier accused in apparent triple murder-suicideFort Hood officials released details Tuesday about the soldier accused in an apparent triple murder suicide in Killeen.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Patrick unveils major tax relief proposal

Patrick unveils major tax relief proposalLt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled a new plan to bring tax relief to Texas homeowners and business owners on Tuesday morning at the Texas State Capitol.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago