Updated: 5:03 PM The explosives that killed three and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon were made of pressure cookers packed with metal and ball bearings, a person briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Updated: 6:21 PM Is the Eagle Ford moving to the east? Most of the Eagle Ford Shale activity has been concentrated in a cluster of South Texas counties, particularly crude-oil-rich Gonzales, Karnes, DeWitt, La Salle and McMullen, with companies focused on drilling those highly profitable areas as quickly as possible.
Updated: 5:01 PM After little debate, the Texas Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to pass a bill that requires applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to pass a drug test to receive benefits.
Updated: 5:07 PM A lot of local law enforcement leaders have spent large parts of their careers at the departments they head up now, but Texas A&M University Police Department Chief Elmer Schneider probably has as long, if not a longer tenure than anyone in the area.