Due to the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that has occurred in Texas over the last couple of months, the federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for five additional counties.
A Pearland woman was arrested and charged in the drowning deaths of her 15-month-old twin daughters.
The Texas Department of Public Safety reinstated a state trooper on Friday that it fired for conducting a roadside cavity search during a traffic stop for speeding.
Just last week DPS settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit over a roadside cavity search. Now DPS is under fire again, this time for a roadside cavity search in Brazoria County, south of Houston.