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A runaway mini horse led police in Haltom City, Texas, on a bit of a chase. In dashcam video, the pony galloped away with no end in sight as officers had a difficult time corralling the little guy. Police ended up enlisting the help of a teenage competitive calf roper to wrangle in the mini pony. Colby Caudle ...

Police chased an unusual escapee through the streets of a Texas city on Friday after a miniature horse made a bid for freedom from a local stable. Haltom City Police Department was called to reports of loose livestock on Beach Street on Friday evening. Footage of the incident showed officers pursuing the ...
Longview has the seventh-highest rate of deadly crashes involving drunken driving in the state, according to a new study. With an average annual death rate of 5.09 per 100,000 people, Longview is just above Waco, Houston and Lubbock, according to the study published this month by a Texas law firm ...
Students at Texas City High School gathered in the Texas City High School football stadium on the anniversary of the tragic event at Columbine High School to remember the victims of the Parkland, FL shooting that occurred February 14, 2018. The event was organized by the Political Activism Club.
Emergency crews responded to an explosion Thursday afternoon at the Valero refinery in Texas City, according to Texas City officials. No one was injured or killed, and all Valero personnel were accounted for, Texas City officials said. The fire was contained by 6:30 p.m. Fire crews will continue to be at the ...
No one was injured in a large explosion and fire at a Texas City refinery Thursday afternoon, officials said. A Valero security guard said he was at his station at the entrance to the refinery off Spur 197 around 4:50 p.m. when he heard a "whistle and then an explosion" from a stack roughly 100 yards away ...
Estimates are that between 500 and 600 people died in the explosion. The exact number of dead was difficult to determine, because of the condition of many of the bodies and the fact that there were a number of visiting seaman and laborers, according to the Texas City Library. Thousands were wounded.
A former Texas City employee filed a federal lawsuit this week against the city and Mayor Matthew Doyle, accusing the city of wrongful termination and violating her due process rights after she refused to take a random drug test. The plaintiff, Michelle Garcia, claims the test violated her constitutional rights ...
In 1947, Texas City was the site of the deadliest industrial accident in American history. The incident changed safety regulations in the chemical industry forever. The morning of April 16, a French ship anchored in the Port of Texas City caught fire. Eventually its cargo of more 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate ...
Texas City police need your help in identifying two people suspected of robbing a convenience store Monday night. According to police, the ... Anyone with information is asked to contact Mainland Community Crime Stoppers at (409) 945-8477 (TIPS) or Detective Berg with Texas City PD at (409) 643-5820.


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