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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 04:56 PM CST

Texas Chem Plant Unprepared for Harvey: Agency

Texas Chem Plant Unprepared for Harvey: Agency

Federal investigators said Wednesday they've seen no signs that a Houston-area chemical plant that flooded and partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey considered moving its highly unstable compounds...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 03:59 PM CST

Pence, Abbott and Perry on Harvey Recovery

Pence, Abbott and Perry on Harvey Recovery

Vice President Mike Pence will be joined by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, and FEMA Administrator Brock Long, in a briefing on Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts in Texas.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:26 PM CST

Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies

Texas State Suspends Fraternities, Sororities After Pledge Dies

Texas State University has suspended all fraternity and sorority chapter activities following the death of a fraternity pledge after an initiation ritual.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:32 AM CST

Criminal Justice System in Houston Goes on After Harvey

Criminal Justice System in Houston Goes on After Harvey

State District Judge Maria Jackson stood up behind a shaky makeshift bench in the basement of the Harris County jail and came eye-to eye with an inmate in an orange jail uniform 3 feet away.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 09:16 AM CST

Federal Prison Guard in Texas Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case

Federal Prison Guard in Texas Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case

A federal prison guard in Texas faces up to 15 years behind bars for smuggling drugs and electronic devices to inmates at a Houston-area lockup.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:03 AM CST

'Super Invader' Tree Hits South, But Flea Beetle May Be Hero

'Super Invader' Tree Hits South, But Flea Beetle May Be Hero

The tallow tree, a "super invader" with toxic leaves and no natural enemies in North America, is conquering the South.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 09:24 AM CST

Space Delivery: Astronauts Get Ice Cream, Make-Own Pizzas

Space Delivery: Astronauts Get Ice Cream, Make-Own Pizzas

Astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday's Earth-to-space delivery -- pizza and ice cream.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 06:37 AM CST

Statewide Amber Alert Discontinued, Child Found OK

Statewide Amber Alert Discontinued, Child Found OK

The statewide Amber Alert for a 3-year-old boy reported missing in San Antonio has been discontinued.

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 12:26 PM CST

Woman Accuses George H.W. Bush of Groping When She Was 16

Woman Accuses George H.W. Bush of Groping When She Was 16

Another woman has stepped forward to accuse former President George H.W. Bush of inappropriately touching her.

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:09 AM CST

Floresville Bands Honor Sutherland Springs

Floresville Bands Honor Sutherland Springs

 The bands from Floresville Middle and High Schools both took the field Friday night and honored the victims of the Sutherland Springs church shooting by playing 'Amazing Grace'

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