Deadly Beirut Explosion Compared To Two Fertilizer Blasts In Texas That Together Killed Nearly 600The blast in Beirut that created a huge mushroom cloud and registered as a magnitude 3.3 earthquake is being compared to two agricultural fertilizer explosions in Texas.
Coronavirus In Texas: Nursing Home Patients In Galveston County Trying Unproven Virus DrugDozens of nursing home residents near Houston who tested positive for the coronavirus are receiving treatment with an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting COVID-19.
3 Injured After Cadet Accidentally Fires Gun In Texas Police Academy ClassAuthorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun was accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.
Child's Scooter Helps Texas Grandma Fight Off Clown-Masked Men With MacheteA Texas woman used her granddaughter's scooter to defend herself and her husband against a pair of machete-wielding men wearing clown masks.
Texas Man Suspected Of Killing 1-Month-Old Daughter And 2 Other Children Is ChargedThe father of one of three children found shot to death in Texas was charged Friday with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, police said, but has not been named a suspect in the killings.
Man Suspected Of Murdering 3 Children In Texas Taken Into CustodyAuthorities in Texas say a 27-year-old man turned himself in to authorities and confessed to killing three young children and shooting a woman in the head.
Manhunt Underway After 3 Children Found Dead In Apartment Near HoustonAuthorities are looking for Juniad Mehmood, 27, as a person of interest in the case.
Grinch Cop Steals Christmas Money From Dying Man, Gets ProbationA former Texas City police officer must serve 10 years of probation in a plea deal over more than $2,000 in Christmas present money stolen from a man who suffered a fatal heart attack.
Blast Rocks Southeast Texas Refinery; No InjuriesAn explosion and fire struck a refinery in Southeast Texas, home to the biggest concentration of petrochemical plants in the country.
Fisherman Snags Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead SharkA 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.
Suspected Cyber Bullies Arrested In Connection With Woman's DeathLast November 29, a young Texas City woman committed suicide with a gun in front of her family after months of cyberbullying. Now two people have been arrested.
Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Texas Ice Pick SlayingA Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2014 slaying using an ice pick.
Leaking Sulfuric Acid Found At Houston-Area Storage FacilityState authorities are cleaning up sulfuric acid that leaked from five drums abandoned at a Houston-area storage facility.
Federal Hearings Begin On Texas Oil SpillThe U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup ContinuesIt's been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized "tar balls" out of the sand along Galveston Bay.