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Recent rain means lush, bright wildflowers across Texas

Recent rain means lush, bright wildflowers across Texas

Experts say recent rain across much of Texas has contributed to a spectacular 2019 wildflowers season.The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Tuesday announced the colorful displays range from bluebonnets to buttercups to Indian blanket. ...

Texas plant fire intensifies after drop in water pressure

Texas plant fire intensifies after drop in water pressure

Authorities say a drop in water pressure caused a large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal to intensify overnight and spread to additional storage tanks.The Deer Park Office of Emergency Management says the fire spread ...

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

Former President George W. Bush welcomed new U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony in Dallas, saying that "amid all the complications of policy, may we never forget that immigration is a blessing and a ...

Update: Fire at Texas plant could last 2 more days

Update: Fire at Texas plant could last 2 more days

The Latest on a fire at a Texas petrochemicals plant (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Officials say a large fire at petrochemicals terminal near Houston will likely burn for another two days. The fire erupted Sunday at Intercontinental ...

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

Emergency crews in Texas are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks. The fire started Sunday morning at Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, ...

Some Galveston residents unhappy with brighter street lights

Some Galveston residents unhappy with brighter street lights

Some Southeast Texas residents have complained about brighter public street lines creating an unwelcome glare inside their homes. The Galveston County Daily News reported Friday that the updated street lights in Galveston are light-emitting diode, or ...

American Airlines suspends flights to Venezuela

American Airlines suspends flights to Venezuela

American Airlines is stopping flights to Venezuela because of safety concerns after the pilots' union told its members to refuse to work the flights.American was the last major U.S. carrier to fly to the troubled ...

Bid to buy, demolish 1914 South Texas courthouse refused

Bid to buy, demolish 1914 South Texas courthouse refused

Leaders of a South Texas county have rejected a proposal to buy and demolish a historic courthouse built in 1914 but abandoned years ago and now in disrepair.Nueces County Commissioners on Wednesday refused an offer ...