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Nation Jan 11Storms sweep southern US, Midwest as death toll rises to 11
Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of…
Nation Nov 15Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution
Reed's efforts to stop his execution have received support from such celebrities as Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Oprah. Lawmakers from both parties, including Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, have also asked that officials take a closer look at the evidence…
Nation Sep 20Imelda leaves 4 dead in Texas as waters recede
The National Weather Service said preliminary estimates suggested that Jefferson County was deluged with more than 40 inches of rain in a span of just 72 hours.
Nation Sep 19Hundreds of water rescues take place as Imelda soaks Texas
Forecasters say some places could see 40 inches or more this week.
Nation May 06Trial to determine if government liable for Hurricane Harvey flooding
Residents allege their properties became storage facilities used by the federal government to hold water from the two dams run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Nation Sep 15$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas
Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was charged with four counts of murder and aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.
Nation May 29Classes resume at Texas school for first time since shooting
Tuesday marked the first day of class at Santa Fe High School since the mass shooting that left eight students and two substitute teachers dead. Students who had classes in the area of the May 18 shooting were first allowed…
Nation May 20Texas lieutenant governor calls for ‘hardening’ of schools
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a "hardening" of the nation's school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at a high school near Houston.
Politics Apr 20Mourners line up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush
Many women waiting in line wore blue, Barbara Bush's favorite color, and pearls, her go-to neckwear jewelry.
Nation Mar 247 months after Harvey, flood-control projects’ fate unclear
Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city.