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DPS: Truck in Salado crash was 6.5 inches taller than bridge

DPS: Truck in Salado crash was 6.5 inches taller than bridgeThe truck carrying a cherry picker that crashed into a bridge in Salado on Thursday, causing beams to fall from the bridge and kill one person and injure two others, was 6.5 inches taller than the bridge's height, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Texas

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcide

Pearland twins drowning ruled homcideThe Harris County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Wednesday that the drowning deaths of 15-month-olds Sabrina and Savannah Russo, were a homicide.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Consumer

Super-fast Amazon delivery expands to Dallas

Super-fast Amazon delivery expands to DallasThe service launched in select Dallas zip codes Thursday morning, with some Amazon customers receiving deliveries within hours of ordering.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Missing 20-year-old from Killeen found dead

Missing 20-year-old from Killeen found deadMissing 20-year-old from Killeen found dead
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Senate Education Committee debates school choice

Senate Education Committee debates school choiceEducation leaders and advocacy groups testified before the committee Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 5 days ago
Texas

Texas prison agency replenishes execution drug supply

Texas prison agency replenishes execution drug supplyThe Texas Department of Criminal Justice now has enough pentobarbital to carry out four executions, but at least six executions are scheduled through June.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Patients: Medical marijuana not foothold for recreation

Patients: Medical marijuana not foothold for recreationMedical marijuana advocates seek to draw distinctions between bills regarding marijuana use.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Governor demands foster care, CPS reform

Governor demands foster care, CPS reformTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has penned a letter to the commissioner of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, demanding reform after the deaths of three children with open Child Protective Services cases in 2015.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case

Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations caseThe Justice Department alleges one of its subsidiaries illegally conducted business with Sudan and Iran in violation of U.S. economic sanctions.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

House passes statewide texting and driving ban bill

House passes statewide texting and driving ban billThe Texas House of Representatives passed a bill proposing a statewide ban on texting and driving by a vote of 102-40 Wednesday afternoon.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Memorial honors firefighters killed in West explosion

Memorial honors firefighters killed in West explosionFirst responders who died in the deadly fertilizer explosion in West were honored at the Texas State Capitol on Wednesday.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Same-sex marriage debate continues at Capitol

Same-sex marriage debate continues at CapitolHouse Bill 1745 aims to put restrictions on who can issue marriage licenses. That could pose an issue if the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on same-sex marriage in the next few months.
  • Texas
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Border voters react to Cruz candidacy

Border voters react to Cruz candidacyTed Cruz hopes to become the first Hispanic president, but as he launches his campaign reaction is mixed among Hispanic voters on the border.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Features

Bowie County cow has quadruplets

Bowie County cow has quadruplets15 is the cow making history in Bowie County with the incredibly rare feat of delivering four calves. Their names are Eeny, Meeny, Miney... and Moo.
  • Features
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Author: Both sides getting 'foreign laws' bill wrong

Author: Both sides getting 'foreign laws' bill wrongState Rep. Jeff Leach (R-Plano) argues his bill is not about Sharia, but many Muslims and supporters believe otherwise.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Dallas police chopper lands safely after bird strike

Dallas police chopper lands safely after bird strikeThe pilot of a Dallas police helicopter suffered minor injuries after the aircraft struck a bird over Lake Ray Hubbard.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

House Committee on Public Health hears testimony

House Committee on Public Health hears testimonyThe committee on public health will hear testimony on allowing patients to get life-saving drugs sooner, vaccines, and regulations for cigarettes and e-cigarettes.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Texas

TxDOT warns drivers to stay safe in work zones

TxDOT warns drivers to stay safe in work zonesWith so much construction happening on Central Texas roads, the Texas Department of Transportation hopes to remind drivers to stay alert in work zones during National Work Zone Awareness Week.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Conservation license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnake

Conservation license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnakeWild for Texas Collection license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnake
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

Recent rains may make for a great wildflower season, experts say

Recent rains may make for a great wildflower season, experts sayFrequent rains in the fall and winter may make for a better-than-usual wildflower season, according to experts at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

North Texas boy, 12, arrested in friend's shooting death

North Texas boy, 12, arrested in friend's shooting deathA 12-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a friend who was found dead with a gunshot wound in late February at a Garland home.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Ted Cruz to announce presidential run Monday morning

Ted Cruz to announce presidential run Monday morningTexas Senator Ted Cruz is expected to make a big announcement Monday morning -- his run for the 2016 presidential seat.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcement

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcementNews that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz would deliver a major speech at Liberty University on Monday set off a wave of speculation late Friday that the Texas Republican was preparing to take a step into the 2016 presidential race.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Texas

Navajo WWII code talkers share legacy in Fort Worth

Navajo WWII code talkers share legacy in Fort WorthRetired United States Marines Peter MacDonald Sr. and Dan Akee, two of the remaining Navajo code talkers, spoke Friday in Fort Worth.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas

Harris Co. boy, 6, dies after being shot in the head

Harris Co. boy, 6, dies after being shot in the headHarris County Sheriff deputies have five people, including three juveniles, in custody. Detectives have yet to charge anyone.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas

Kidnapped store clerk dies after taken off life support

Kidnapped store clerk dies after taken off life supportKevin Garcia's family made the decision to take the critically injured store clerk off life support, according to a spokesperson from John Peter Smith Hospital.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 3 days ago