Fire Continues At East Texas Plant; 50K Under Evacuation OrderMore than 50,000 people in East Texas remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as a fire continued to burn at a chemical plant, one day after two massive explosions there.
DOJ Moves To Add More Marijuana Growers For ResearchFor years, the University of Mississippi has been the only entity federally licensed to produce marijuana for research.
H-E-B Recalls Strawberry Ice Cream, Metal Found During InspectionThe San Antonio-based grocer on Thursday announced the recall involving more than 100 stores in Texas.
Fire At Exploded Hood County Chemical Plant Being Allowed To BurnA fire at a North Texas chemical plant following an explosion last week is being allowed to burn itself out before authorities search for a missing worker who's presumed dead.
Rescuers Back At Plant Explosion Site Searching For Missing WorkerHazardous materials crews have resumed the search for a North Texas worker who is missing and presumed dead after an explosion at a chemical plant.
Search For Missing Worker Suspended After Chemical Plant ExplosionOfficials now call the search a "recovery" effort, meaning if the missing worker is still in the Tri-Chem Industries wreckage, he's believed to likely be dead.
Toyota, Mazda Joint Venture Will Build New $1.6 billion U.S. PlantJapanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs.
Marijuana Trafficker Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal PrisonA 45-year-old man who police say is responsible for trafficking millions in marijuana was sentenced to four years in federal prison.
Deputies Find Thousands Of Marijuana Plants In Navarro CountyThe Navarro County Sheriff's Office says some of the plants discovered Saturday were flourishing at a height of 10 feet. Officers acting on a tip located the illegal crop.
Plant Power Cell Phone Charging Device In DevelopmentTaking flower power to a whole new level, the Bioo Lite will one day charge cell phones plugged into a potted plant.
Pesky Invasive Plant Turns Up In Another East Texas WaterwayAn invasive plant that can clog boat motors, block sunlight from lakes and affect aquatic life has turned up in another East Texas waterway, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced Tuesday.
Mexico-Based Food Company Opening Plant In CleburneThe small town of Cleburne is known for its charm and the railroad that runs through it. Soon the city will get a big boost in business. A Mexico-based food company is building a new plant in the city.
Major Water Leak Repaired In BridgeportA water leak that left 6,000 Bridgeport residents without water since Thursday is fixed.
North Texas City Vying For Hot Chili Sauce PlantTexas can take the heat. That’s the message a councilman in Denton is sending to a California hot sauce company, facing a lawsuit over its spicy recipe. A message on Twitter and Facebook invites the makers of Sriracha, to move their operation to Denton.
New $200 Million GM Plant Brings Jobs To ArlingtonThe 300,000 square foot addition to the GM assembly plant in Arlington is not just a boost to the economy, but a sense of pride for autoworkers.