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Three people have died in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at Laredo International Airport in South Texas after the pilot reported smoke coming from an engine. The Piper PA-31P had departed the airport Thursday morning and was attempting to return when it crashed in a grassy area about 50 ...
Texas' leading senator in Washington D.C. echoes the worries of other Texas Republicans that President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on steel and ... More than 100 House Republicans signed a letter written by Houston Republican Kevin Brady, chair of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee that ...

Law enforcement has identified human remains found in Plano as Christina Morris, a 23-year-old who was last seen in 2014. Plano Police Chief Gregory Rushin confirmed the identity of the remains at 4:30 p.m. Thursday during a press conference. "Our hearts are irreversibly broken," Morris' sister Sarah ...
In Houston, Democratic activist Laura Moser advanced to the May 22 runoff despite opposition from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The national group published an opposition research memo calling her "a Washington insider who begrudgingly moved to Texas to run for Congress." ...
A woman who once oversaw the youthful offenders program at a Texas prison in Brazoria alleges that "a culture of cover up" exists at the state's Department of Criminal Justice, or TDCJ. The would-be whistleblower told Lauren McGaughy of the Dallas Morning News that Texas teens who are placed in the ...
... were added to the infamous list. In the GOP primary for the 2nd Congressional District, Houston Republican Kathaleen Wall spent $6 million on her campaign and failed to finish in the top two on Election Day. No candidates for the U.S. House has spent more money to win a seat in Congress in Texas in ...

The Houston mayor accused Land Commissioner George P. Bush's agency of "hogging" federal Harvey relief money and associated administrative fees. The land office called Turner's complaints "disingenuous." by Cat Cardenas March 8, 2018 12 hours ago. Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush (left) and ...
Since the turn of the 20th century, the Texas Medical Center has been a massive force in medicine thanks to banker and cotton trader Monroe D. Anderson of Jackson. This wealthy man started the wheels that drove what is now the largest medical center in the world, according to the Texas Medical Center's ...
Like the race in Houston, the other two races -- in Dallas and southwest Texas -- featured crowded primaries that are also headed to runoffs. In the 32nd District in Dallas, former NFL football player Colin Allred, who was leading with about 40 percent of the vote, will face former Obama administration ...
HOUSTON TX -- The first political primary of the 2018 midterm election cycle happened in the Lone Star State, and it was a wild and wooly affair that a left a lot of unanswered questions in the minds of many, and opened the door to a few runoff elections for Democrats and Republicans. The eyes of ...
HOUSTON, TX -- HOUSTON Police have charged a man who shot another man to death during a party on Sunday morning. Jason Allen Griffin, 39, is facing charges of felon in possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of body armor and manslaughter. Police said that Griffin was at a party at 302 West ...
HOUSTON -- The opening primaries of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday feature the first critical test of national Democrats' strategy for handling the crowded primaries that could threaten the party's chances of winning control of the House next year. The Democratic Congressional Campaign ...
HOUSTON, TX -- The HOUSTON Police have charged a 34-year old man with manslaughter for his role in the death of a 23-year old woman. On March 2, Jason Farmer called the Police to report that he'd killed a woman the day before, and that her body was left in a hotel room in southwest Houston.
A group of Texas middle school students recently used their artistic skills to honor victims of last month's Parkland shooting. On Friday, roughly 30 Georgetown ISD students gathered to create a mural at the HOPE Outdoor Gallery, better known as Austin's "Graffiti Park" where visitors are invited to freely ...
In a major victory for pediatric hospitals in Texas and other states, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Friday annulled a recent Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services change in rules that allowed the agency to count private insurance payments against hospitals' reimbursement amounts even when ...
But in terms of running for office, "Texas law is actually pretty ambiguous on this," said Teddy Rave, who teaches election law at the University of Houston Law Center. "The [Office of the Texas] Secretary of State takes the position that this would require some sort of judicial order releasing the person from ...
Due to reduced distribution system pressure and low disinfection residuals, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Houston Main Water System (TX1010013) notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc).

Longtime Texas politician Jack Ogg -- the father of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg -- died Saturday in Houston, his family said. He was 84. Ogg, a lawyer and conservative Democrat at a time when Democrats controlled state government, represented the Houston area for 16 years, serving as a ...
The painting can be found in Texas Southern University's library, where the march concluded. Organizers now plan to connect organizations throughout various communities that aim to address social and justice issues. "This march was the celebration of the unique place black women have in this country.
... Houston Real Estate: Brand New Listing On The 5th Fairway-4. HOUSTON, TX -- If you've always wanted to live on a golf course, then you'll want to see this place. Yes, it's a spectacular golf course home on the 5th fairway in Royal Oaks Country Club. Address: 3302 Bridgeberry Ln, Houston, Texas ...
Judge Paul Clarence Murphy III, one of two Republican judges on a Houston appeals court who ruled in 2000 that the 100- year-old Texas sodomy law was unconstitutional has died, his family said Thursday. He was 81. Murphy, then Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals, gained national notoriety and ...
Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening as they waited for their mother to get her nails done. A boy, 8, and a girl, 5, were sitting in a car waiting for their mother, who was inside 7 Day Nails in the 3900 block of Scott Street near Wheeler Avenue in southeast Houston, when the ...
Democrats are also fielding candidates in three more Texas congressional districts they see as more of a long shot but still in play: the Second, 21st, and 31st. "We're definitely seeing unbridled enthusiasm among Democrats," said Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston.
Houston's FBI office has attempted to assuage concerns over social media advertisements calling for crisis actors in the city. The FBI's announcement came just hours after Twitter users attempted to link more than 40 illnesses at a Third Ward school Thursday morning to at least one alleged Craiglist "gigs" ...
Houston has higher percentage of home foreclosures on the market than Texas. However, the overall local housing market still stands strong. By Darla Guillen. Published 12:49 pm, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Go inside Houston homes under foreclosure. >>> Photo: Houston. Greenway Plaza: 3224 Alabama CourtList ...
Federal government sues city of Houston over alleged sex discrimination at fire department ... The federal government filed suit Wednesday against the city of Houston over allegations of rampant sex discrimination in Houston Fire Department's Station 54. ... The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Become ...
Mother says she had just taught her children what to do in a fire weeks before dramatic rescue from burning apartment. (KTRK). WPVI. By Jeff Ehling. Monday, February 26, 2018 03:31PM. HOUSTON, Texas (WPVI) --. A young mother's heroic actions helped save her children during an early morning apartment fire.
In a 20-state lawsuit filed Monday in federal court, Attorney General Ken Paxtonargued that after the passage of the GOP's tax plan last year -- which also repealed a provision of the sweeping legislation known as "Obamacare" that required people to have health insurance -- the health law is no longer ...
"My family and I will remain in Houston for this next stage of my recovery," Jones added. "As we've said before, I'm really thankful for all the love and support that has been shown to me and to my family. It has truly been overwhelming. I hope you'll continue to keep me in your daily thoughts and prayers.
Mpagi is an athletic defensive end who could play outside linebacker in some schemes. He's a pass-rushing specialist built in the mold of Joseph Ossai, who signed with Texas in 2018. Mpagi showed athleticism and a big frame in Houston, winning most of his 1-on-1 battles. Texas is in contact with Mpagi, ...
A Texas man received a very special gift from his family on his birthday and the heartwarming news that he has officially adopted his stepdaughter is being shared all over social media. Angel and David Trevino have been married for 10 years and their 11-year-old daughter HaLeigh, was 9 months old ...
police are continuing the search for an 84-year-old North Texas man who has been missing since Wednesday. James Booth left home for an appointment Wednesday morning and never showed up, according to police in North Richland Hills, a suburb of Fort Worth. He was last seen about 9 a.m. that day ...
There will be other disasters to come, and gulf Coast communities like Houston need to plan for the next big hit even as they rebuild from the last one. On KERA's Think, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Marvin Odum, former CEO of Shell Oil, now the recovery czar for the city, talked about the strides ...
A Texas teacher is in hot water after recording his student in a classroom fistfight instead of stepping in to try and break it up. A video of the fight surfaced on social media over the weekend. In the video, two students can be seen throwing punches at one another while a teacher stands motionless recording ...
Mother says she had just taught her children what to do in a fire weeks before dramatic rescue from burning apartment. (KTRK). WPVI. By Jeff Ehling. Monday, February 26, 2018 03:31PM. Houston, Texas (WPVI) --. A young mother's heroic actions helped save her children during an early morning apartment fire.
FAMILY TIME: Houston among top global cities to raise a family. Both Houston and Dallas landed in the worst 25 cities to start over. Texas' capital city of Austin was the sole Texas City to land on the best places to get a fresh start at number 4 overall. Dallas and Houston were the 11th and 15th worst cities ...
More than a quarter of kids detained the Lone Star State are being held for minor, noncriminal infractions, according to a data analysis by Pew Charitable Trusts. Nationwide, 23 percent of youth held in residential facilities in 2015 were there for status offenses - things like truancy, running away and ...
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Texas case Monday that questioned the constitutionality of the state's execution process. The lawsuit dated back to 2013, when multiple death row inmates sued the Texas prison system, claiming its lethal injection protocol is unconstitutional in part based on the drugs ...
Zone Forecast Product for Southeast Texas. National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX. 311 AM CST Mon Feb 26 2018. TXZ211-262200-. Austin-. Including the cities of Bellville and Sealy. 311 AM CST Mon Feb 26 2018 ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING... .
WASHINGTON - guns and school safety were on the top of everybody's minds at a White House Governors Ball Sunday night attended by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who has called for a review of school safety procedures in the wake of the Parkland massacre. President Trump spoke for just a few minutes ...
police are still looking for an 84-year-old North Texas man who has been missing since Wednesday. James Booth left home for an appointment Wednesday morning and never showed up, according to police in North Richland Hills, a suburb of Fort Worth. He was last seen about 9 a.m. that day wearing a ...
Houstonians love to work hard and play hard, but according to one new ranking, we may be doing more playing than working. Financial website WalletHub released its 2018 list of "hardest-working cities in America" and Houston isn't anywhere near the top of the list. It's not even one of the top Texas cities ...
"Energy bankruptcies - especially offshore and oil and gas service companies - still dominate Houston's bankruptcy docket, while healthcare restructurings are a significant part of the new cases in DFW," says Jackson Walker bankruptcy partner Bruce Ruzinsky, who is based in Houston. "The restaurant ...
The DCCC research notes much of Moser's campaign fundraising money has gone to her husband's political consulting firm and that the candidate only recently moved back to Houston. It also labels her a "Washington insider." The posting follows concerns from Democrats locally and nationally that Moser ...
The Opening Regional in Houston takes place Sunday and around 10 of the expected attendees already hold Texas offers. The group, which includes prospects like Kenyon Green, Marcus Stripling and Marcus banks hope to solidify their position as elite targets and earn a trip to The Opening Final in ...
In Texas alone, the advent of megachurches is much stronger. ... Houston's own church, the non-denominational Lakewood attracts an average weekly attendance of 43,500 parishioners. ... This church also has the distinction of hosting congregants throughout the Houston area with multiple campuses.
police in Amarillo shot an innocent man who helped foil a possible church shooting. The shooting happened shortly after 9 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Faith City Mission, a faith-based outreach organization. police said Joshua Len Jones, 35, of Amarillo, barged into a church building at Faith City Mission, pulled out ...
Laura Moser is one of seven Democratic candidates in the running for Texas' 7th Congressional district, currently held by U.S. Rep. ... The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee posted negative research on Moser, a Houston journalist vying against six other Democrats in the March 6 primary to ...
A new artificial intelligence company is teaching Houston's oil and gas sector how to better use its data. Hypergiant, which launched publicly on Tuesday, is seeking to demystify artificial intelligence through consulting services, technology development and venture financing. "There's this general hunger for ...
Unlike most other states with deregulated power markets, Texas does not provide incentives for power companies to keep spare generating capacity at the ready to meet peak demand. As a result, the Houston power companies NRG Energy and Calpine Corp. have asked the PUC to adjust the power ...


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