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U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocks ruling against Texas House map

By Alexa Ura A lower court ruling that invalidated parts of the Texas House sta…

Texas AG warns gas stations against fraud in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a warning to gas stations against any attemp…

Federal judge halts Texas ban on second-trimester abortion procedure

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton expressed displeasure with a district court r…

Texas districts preparing to take in students displaced by Harvey

By Aliyya Swaby When Hurricane Harvey swept across the Texas coast, it decimate…

Aerial footage shows flooding in Texas

Aerial footage shows flooding in Port Arthur, Kountze, Beaumont and Sabine Pass…

Energy chief Rick Perry taps emergency oil reserves in response to post-Harvey shortages

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has tapped the nation's emergency oil stockpile…

Beaumont loses water supply after flooding from Harvey

Due to rising waters of the Neches River caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, the C…

Several Clovis, New Mexico businesses closed and evacuated after bomb threats

On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, at about 5:08 p.m., Clovis police officers wer…

Sheltering and immediate assistance available after Hurricane Harvey

As Harvey continues to batter eastern Texas and southwest Louisiana, life safet…

FEMA: Texas chemical plant plume 'incredibly dangerous'

FEMA Administrator Brock Long says the smoke plume from a chemical plant outsid…

Sacramento deputy killed in hotel shootout

Officials in Sacramento say a 21-year veteran of the sheriff's department d…

Harvey-flooded chemical plant in Texas explodes

A flooded-out chemical plant in Crosby that was expected to explode has reporte…

Judge temporarily blocks immigration enforcement law

A federal district judge on Wednesday ruled against the state of Texas and halt…

Texas Department of Agriculture responds to Hurricane Harvey

Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller expressed his condolences to t…

Family of 6 found drowned inside submerged van

Six members of a Houston family, including four children, were found dead Wedne…

Here’s what you need to know about filing Harvey-related insurance claims

Stephanie Goodman, the Texas Department of Insurance’s deputy commissioner for …

Here's everything you need to know about Harvey today

Hurricane Harvey may be on its last days in Texas, but the state — particularly…

How to help Hurricane Harvey surivivors in Texas

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke warned Wednesday that recover…

13,000 rescued In Houston and surrounding area

Federal and local agencies say they have rescued more than 13,000 people in the…

Texas 'sanctuary cities' law set to go into effect Friday unless court blocks it

By Julian Aguilar By Friday, Senate Bill 4, a state immigration-enforcement law…

Clovis police release name of 16 year old library shooter: Victims also identified

On Monday, August 28th, 2017, at about 4:13 p.m., Clovis police officers were d…

Houston police chief gets emotional remembering drowned officer

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo choked back tears talking about police Sgt. St…

TxDOT receives $25 million in federal funds to address impact from Hurricane Harvey

Governor Greg Abbott announced today that The Texas Department of Transportatio…

Scenes of devastation and heroism in Houston

More than 17,000 people have sought refuge in Texas shelters, according to the …

Why Houston's reservoirs aren't likely to fail after Hurricane Harvey

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pummel an already devastated Houston, man…

Levee break forces residents south of Houston to evacuate homes

Officials say a levee near a subdivision of homes in a county south of Houston …

Houston's water rescues show Harvey's wrath

Authorities in Houston say emergency personnel have conducted more than 3,500 r…

Houston mayor stands by decision not to evacuate before Harvey

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Tuesday forcefully defended his decision not to …

Five days after Harvey, here's where things stand in Texas

By Cassandra Pollock and Alex Samuels Nearly five days after the hurricane-turn…

President Trump arrives in Texas

President Trump arrived in Texas on Tuesday, accompanied by First Lady Melania …

Guard units from other states join Harvey response in Texas

One day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called up the entire 12,000-member Texas N…

South Korea responds to latest North Korea missile launch

Fighter jets and massive explosions were seen in South Korea's military dri…

Harvey forecast to worsen flooding in Texas

The National Hurricane Center has said heavy rain from Harvey is forecast to wo…

Two more Texas prisons evacuated as Hurricane Harvey flooding continues

Two more Houston-area prisons have been evacuated as flooding continues, bringi…

Why not evacuate before Harvey? Houston leaders defend their calls to stay put

As Harvey's waters strand thousands of folks in their homes and send some o…

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