Updated: 04/25/2013 - Thousands turned out Thursday at Baylor's Ferrell Center in Waco to remember the people, mostly first responders, killed in the horrific fertllizer plant explosion in West last week. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were just some of those who attended the memorial service.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - Top congressional Democrats are examining whether gaps in federal regulations might be placing at risk those who work and live near more than 6,000 fertilizer plants like the one that exploded in West, Texas.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, leveled part of the small town located some 20 miles north of Waco. Most of the victims were first responders from fire departments in West and other nearby towns that were on the scene trying to control the fire that preceded the blast.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the 12 men honored at a memorial service for West fertilizer plant first responders "ordinary individuals blessed with extraordinary courage."
Posted: 04/25/2013 - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 4 cents this week to settle at $3.35 per gallon.
Updated: 04/25/2013 - President Barack Obama on Thursday praised his predecessor at the dedication of his library for showing strength and resolve in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks and said if Congress passes immigration reform "it will be in large part thanks to the hard work of President George W. Bush."
Updated: 09/10/2013 - A long, solemn procession of firefighters from around Central Texas, the state and the U.S. was moving slowly toward Baylor University’s Ferrell Center late Thursday morning, where a memorial service will be held Thursday afternoon for West’s fallen first responders.
Updated: 04/25/2013 - A Burlington man has been charged with felony livestock theft and another charge after he turned himself in to Milam County authorities Wednesday.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - DALLAS -- All the living American presidents past and present are gathering in Dallas, a rare reunion to salute one of their own at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - Federal and state officials investigating last week's deadly blast at a Central Texas fertilizer company are trying to determine whether a fire at the plant could have ignited a supply of ammonium nitrate.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center will include a presidential reunion, along with a chance for those who served in the Bush administration to reunite.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - The Texas House has narrowly passed a measure more closely conforming state law to the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act adopted in 2009.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - Authorities say they've arrested a 25-year-old man believed to be involved in as many as seven sexual attacks in Harris County over the last two years.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - Lawmakers are considering several measures to protect workers from discrimination and wage theft.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the hiring practices of the Austin Fire Department to determine if minorities are the subject of discrimination.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - A North Texas police officer responding to a robbery call at a fast-food restaurant has been shot and another person wounded.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - The Scooter Store saga took another turn as three former employees filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Antonio seeking the money they fear they lost in their employee stock ownership purchase plan. The lawsuit is against Douglas Harrison, founder of The Scooter Store. The manufacturer of the mobile chairs for the disabled was not named in the suit.
Updated: 04/24/2013 - A North Texas chiropractor has been convicted of five counts of sexual abuse of female patients during examinations.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - Police in Central Texas have shot and killed a man who aimed a rifle at officers answering a call about him threatening suicide.
Posted: 04/24/2013 - Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the global fight against AIDS.
Updated: 04/24/2013 - Dallas police say several roads will be closed around the city amid tight security as preparations begin for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University.