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2 children killed by suspected drunk driver near Austin

2 children killed by suspected drunk driver near AustinTwo children are dead after a crash along U.S. 183 near Liberty Hill on Wednesday
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Texas Senate approves body camera legislation

Texas Senate approves body camera legislationLocal law enforcement agencies could apply for grants to equip their officers with body cameras and could also come up with guidelines for the equipment under legislation that the Senate approved Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

House approves protections for breastfeeding moms

House approves protections for breastfeeding momsThe Texas House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would require public employers to provide accommodations for mothers who need to pump breast milk while at work.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Invisible workers mean profits for some, tragedy for others

Invisible workers mean profits for some, tragedy for othersTexas law allows for "independent contractors" with no workers compensation
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

S.A. nurses keeping licenses despite multiple criminal convictions

S.A. nurses keeping licenses despite multiple criminal convictionsState nursing records provided to the KENS 5 I-Team show San Antonio area nurses have been allowed to keep their licenses despite multiple criminal convictions and -- in many cases -- instances of attempting to hide their crimes from the state.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Health

#FindKayleeAMatch: Texas girl needs bone marrow match

#FindKayleeAMatch: Texas girl needs bone marrow matchKaylee Carew is a 16-year-old San Antonio with AML Leukemia.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Neighbor recalls finding San Antonio woman left for dead in alley

Neighbor recalls finding San Antonio woman left for dead in alleyThe discovery of a woman, found beaten and near death the day before Easter, rattled a south-side community.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Texas

Attorney: 'You don't do this to handcuffed people'

Attorney: 'You don't do this to handcuffed people'The Hunt County Sheriff's Office faces new allegations of police brutality with the emergence of courthouse surveillance video showing a handcuffed and shackled prisoner being manhandled, slammed head-first twice into a car, and then taken to the ground.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Mom upset after kids left stranded by sleeping bus driver

Mom upset after kids left stranded by sleeping bus driverA San Antonio mother says her daughter's field trip was ruined Wednesday after their bus driver fell asleep and left them without a ride.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Tattered birth certificate leads woman to lost family

Tattered birth certificate leads woman to lost familyGwen Brigham has lived with a personal torture that few can imagine.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
High School

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to move

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to moveIf not Arlington, the only other options for the state title games are Houston and San Antonio
  • High School
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Video shows DWI suspect knocked unconscious during arrest

Video shows DWI suspect knocked unconscious during arrestThe video shows the officer and woman talking, then he tries to force her to bend over onto the hood of his car during the arrest
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
News

Authorities seize wrong Mexican girl for forced return to US

Authorities seize wrong Mexican girl for forced return to USLast week's removal of Alondra Luna captured national attention
  • News
  • 3 days ago
Health

Blue Bell faces uphill battle in fighting listeria

Blue Bell faces uphill battle in fighting listeriaThe Blue Bell recall over listeria has raised new interest and questions on the bacteria and what it takes to kill it.
  • Health
  • 3 days ago
Texas

Texas House, Senate set for showdown over schools

Texas House, Senate set for showdown over schoolsThe door of the Texas House of Representatives is 186 feet from that of the Texas Senate, but on some issues the two chambers seem miles apart.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

N. Texas family sues after son says he was bullied at school

N. Texas family sues after son says he was bullied at schoolA Carrollton family is suing Hebron High School and the Lewisville Independent School District over what they call their teen's wrongful suspension.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Texas cities bristle as state asserts authority over fracking

Texas cities bristle as state asserts authority over frackingIn a city that overwhelmingly voted to ban fracking, a legislative move in Austin to thwart the ordinance isn't going over well.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Students 'opting out' of the STAAR Test

Students 'opting out' of the STAAR TestKids at public schools all over Texas are taking the STAAR test this week, except for a small, but growing group, that's protesting the state-mandated tests.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Features

Texas Renaissance Festival named Best Cultural Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival named Best Cultural FestivalUSA Today has named the event the #1 cultural festival in the country.
  • Features
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Former Spring asst. principal sentenced to 4 months

Former Spring asst. principal sentenced to 4 monthsSPRING, Texas - A former Spring High School assistant principal was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday after pleading guilty to having inappropriate relations with a student.
  • Local
  • 4 days ago
News

Brenham residents are standing behind Blue Bell

Brenham residents are standing behind Blue BellThe day after Blue Bell recalled all of its products because of listeria concerns, Brenham residents and visitors to the ice cream company's hometown say they'll remain loyal to the brand.
  • News
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
News

Man arrested after allegedly tossing puppies over fence

Man arrested after allegedly tossing puppies over fenceSurveillance video showed a man removing the puppies from a Marshall ISD truck and throwing them over a tall fence.
  • News
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drillingScientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
News

District Attorney to decide on animal cruelty charge against Brenham veterinarian

District Attorney to decide on animal cruelty charge against Brenham veterinarianThe Austin County Sheriff's Office wrapped up its investigation Tuesday morning and it will now be up to the D.A. to decide if animal cruelty charges will be filed.
  • News
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Business

Brenham-area residents: "We proudly support Blue Bell"

Brenham-area residents: "We proudly support Blue Bell"Brenham is standing behind Blue Bell.
  • Business
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Texas

Garbage trucks found on fire at Bryan service yard

Garbage trucks found on fire at Bryan service yardBryan authorities are investigating after several garbage trucks were found engulfed in flames at the city's service yard.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Dallas County to take guns from domestic abusers

Dallas County to take guns from domestic abusersDallas County is about to start taking guns out of the hands of abusers.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Runaway tortoise found wandering Dallas returned to owner

Runaway tortoise found wandering Dallas returned to ownerA giant Sulcata tortoise found wandering the streets of Dallas this weekend has been returned to his owner.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Blown heater causes explosion at Baytown plant

Blown heater causes explosion at Baytown plantFirefighters said a blown heater caused a chemical fire at the Southern Metal Processing Plant Monday night in Baytown.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Corpus Christi man set for execution Thursday gets reprieve

Corpus Christi man set for execution Thursday gets reprieveA death row inmate set to die this week for the slaying of his girlfriend's 4-year-old child at their home in Corpus Christi has won a reprieve
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Business

Toyota's new Plano plans: Bigger building, test track

Toyota's new Plano plans: Bigger building, test trackIt is arguably the most buzzed-about piece of property in North Texas.
  • Business
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Texas Stadium relics preserved for new life... someday

Texas Stadium relics preserved for new life... somedayBefore it was pulverized and swept into the dustbin of history in 2010, some of Texas Stadium was saved — including 18,000-pound steel joints that held up the building's iconic trusses and sections of those trusses that survived the implosion.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Texas Senate advances school vouchers; House still opposed

Texas Senate advances school vouchers; House still opposedThe Texas Senate has advanced a school voucher plan using taxpayer funds to help parents send their children to private and religious schools instead of public ones.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Watch: Mesquite police save unconscious man from burning car

Watch: Mesquite police save unconscious man from burning carPolice pulled an unconscious man from his burning vehicle after an accident in the early hours of Sunday morning.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Blue Bell expands recall to all products

Blue Bell expands recall to all productsIt will likely take two to three weeks to get Blue Bell back on store shelves
  • Business
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Local Bombing Survivor Runs Boston Marathon

Local Bombing Survivor Runs Boston MarathonRebekah Gregory is a survivor of the 2013 marathon bombing and crossed the finish line to the race on Monday.
  • Local
  • 5 days ago