NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal regulators plan to draw down and sell crude oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve sites in Texas and Louisiana.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer cash from any national opioid settlement to hospitals, rather than to local and state governments already sparring for control of the dollars.
"Words not only matter but in today’s world, words are having more and more significant existential consequences in our society," said Miguel Solis, a Dallas school board member.
The law, written by Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, requires homeowners to disclose if their properties lie in a flood-prone area, have flooded before, or could flood in the future. It's an effort to expand notification after many homes unexpectedly flooded during Hurricane Harvey.
Democrats hoping to flip the Texas House are touting the controversy surrounding the meeting as a sign of Republican dysfunction.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators believe a gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday was fired from a nearby building complex that provides housing to people with mental health issues, authorities said.
After years of failed attempts to eliminate it, the Driver Responsibility Program will end on Sept. 1. A measure signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott in June, House Bill 2048, shutters the 16-year-old program that left more than 1 million people unable to keep or renew their driver’s licenses…
HUNTSVILLE (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate convicted in the 1998 killing of a suburban Houston community college student (all times local):
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes man who maintained his innocence in 1998 abduction, murder of suburban Houston college student.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon that would destroy incoming missiles. The move is aimed in part at considering new approaches to missile defense at a time of rapid technological change.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — Walking along Surfside Beach, Angela Sneed and her daughter, Erika, noticed a brown pelican struggling to get on a buoy from the water.
ATLANTA (AP) — The first day of fall semester brought fear to Clark Atlanta University, where students worried about their safety the day after gunshots were fired into a crowd of 200 people outside the school’s library.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Honduran-born U.S. citizen says in a federal lawsuit that he was illegally held in a Louisiana jail for days because a sheriff's office wrongly suspected he was in the country illegally.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is fighting the compensation claim of a man who spent 23 years in prison for a double homicide before a judge vacated his convictions, which were secured despite a complete lack of physical evidence and motive tying him to the crimes.
NEW YORK (AP) — A police cruiser constantly sits a few feet from a small floral memorial to Eric Garner on the Staten Island sidewalk where he spent his dying moments five years ago.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man sought on charges that he sexually assaulted two children younger than age 6 shot and killed himself outside the North Texas offices of the sheriff who was seeking him.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal student loan debt owed by tens of thousands of disabled military veterans will be erased under a directive President Donald Trump signed Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Can a governor be forced to live in the state capital? A lawsuit seeking to do just that with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was back in court Wednesday.
On this week’s TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Alexa, Alex and Neena about the biggest new state laws taking effect Sept. 1, a crisis facing indigent defense in Texas, the new Texas secretary of state and the latest from the presidential campaign trail.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 19 people have been indicted for conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine in Oklahoma City.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets in a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect a share of his riches.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story Aug. 11 about Alaska salmon hatcheries, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alaska salmon hatcheries release 1.8 billion pink salmon fry annually. Total Alaska hatchery releases of all salmon and rainbow trout in 2018 was 1.8 billion fish, with …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't hard for Daytona Beach police to figure out who killed John Hardy Roberts in March 1994: Gary Ray Bowles left a probation document at the scene and also was caught on an ATM camera trying to withdraw money from Roberts' account. He later confessed.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – More than 50 World War II veterans who were not able to attend overseas events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day have been honored in Texas.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journalists are defending a small Oregon newspaper after a county attorney asked the sheriff to investigate whether a reporter broke the law by trying to get comments from a government official on a weekend.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce says it's reached a tentative deal with Mexican tomato producers to prevent unfairly cheap produce from reaching American consumers, heading off a potential 25 percent tariff.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — An aerial photo shoot off the Northern California coast turned into a rescue drama when one of two small aircraft flying together malfunctioned and the pilot ditched it into the ocean.
The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services will issue a new rule Friday to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, the federal consent decree that has set basic standards for the detention of migrant children and teens since 1997.
PALMETTO, Ga. (AP) — Soon after Netflix released "Stranger Things," fans of all ages came into Bradley's Big Buy grocery store in Palmetto, Georgia, dressed like characters from the show, and wandered toward the Eggo waffles aisle, cameras in hand.
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a deputy constable who was shot during a traffic stop in Houston escaped serious injury because he was wearing a bulletproof vest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."
Arguments over standardized tests in Texas public schools obscure another problem with accountability: Why does it take so long to respond when educators think a school isn't educating its students?
In hopes to provide quicker service, over 90 of DPS' 229 offices — including every mega center and "severely crowded" office — will become fully staffed, while another 100 will receive smaller personnel boosts.
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