When nearly 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waters south of Houston, shipping channels were forced to close, effectively cutting off dozens of barges from reaching land and stranding thousands of passengers aboard cruise ships.
The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
Embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall Jr. accused System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa of dereliction of duty for not moving against UT-Austin President Bill Powers and Powers’ finance chief.
Alyssa Thomas scored all 16 of her points in the second half, and Maryland squeezed past cold-shooting Texas 69-64 Tuesday night to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s tournament for the third consecutive year.
Court records indicate Hattenbach and Hubbert started breaking into parcel and post office boxes at the end of December, but after Feb. 2, they allegedly started breaking into secured areas of post offices.
An Army veteran who saved some of his fellow soldier’s lives in war is now saving lives here at home. He’s working to keep unwanted pets alive in Georgetown.
Terry Mace was placed on life support after having a massive heart attack on March 6. On March 22, his wife directed doctors to remove him from life support. Now Mace’s parents are fighting to stop her.
A woman woke up Friday to the scariest of nightmares. A strange man was in her bedroom with his hands around her throat while her two children were also in the home.
A fire that destroyed a large apartment complex under construction in Houston was under control by mid-afternoon on Tuesday, according to authorities.
According to court documents, Joseph Cantu, 34, admitted to authorities that he was the driver who struck Philip Wood, 23, around 2 a.m. on March 2. Witnesses said Wood was walking across the freeway when he was struck.
After hours of staking out and waiting, Austin police busted one of the largest human smuggling operations in recent years, detaining 28 people inside the home.
The Coast Guard partially reopened one of the nation’s busiest seaports to ship traffic Tuesday, three days after a collision between a barge and a ship spilled up to 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the waters south of Houston.
Some downtown Dallas streets have been closed as police investigate reports of gunfire and a barricaded person.
Georgetown Independent School District Superintendent Joe Dan Lee announced on Monday he will be leaving his position in July.
Red River street will close on April 12 from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to 15th Street and will remain closed for the rest of the year.