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Chemicals from Syria arrive in Port Arthur for destruction

A ship carrying industrial chemicals used in the manufacture of chemical weapons has arrived from Syria in Port Arthur.
Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

Weird discoveries in Houston sewers

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Houston public works officials have a message for those who would want to pour their cooking grease down drains: Please don't.

East Texas state representative visits border

East Texas representative David Simpson says when news of the "border crisis" broke,he knew he had to go see what was going on for himself.

Chilling details in Texas shooting

A Texas man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing six people, including four children, during a domestic dispute in Spring. 33-year-old Ron Lee Haskell surrendered Wednesday night after an hours-long standoff.
Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Derek Holland’s return to the Rangers likely won’t occur until late August or early September, a source said Wednesday.
Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

The Rockets know the Mavericks want Chandler Parsons, but still await Chris Bosh’s decision. If they can get Bosh, they would keep Parsons, too, a person with knowledge of their thinking said.
Details emerge in Texas man's slaying of 4 children, 2 adults

Details emerge in Texas man's slaying of 4 children, 2 adults

A man shot and killed four children and two adults Wednesday at a Houston-area home belonging to relatives of his estranged wife, authorities said.
Game wardens arrest 58 intoxicated boat operators on 4th weekend

Game wardens arrest 58 intoxicated boat operators on 4th weekend

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens made 58 boating under the influence arrests and contacted some 30,000 recreational boaters over the July Fourth weekend.
Texas democrat calls out President Obama

Texas democrat calls out President Obama

Rep. Henry Cuellar has lost patience with President Barack Obama over his response to the surge of minors from Central America crossing the southern border.

Texas father defends mom in daughter's beating death

Marine Chris Moore is feeling a pain like no other after learning about the brutal death of his 19-month-old daughter, Tylea. It's a father's loss, and a father's fear.
TX police officer rescues same dog twice, adopts him

TX police officer rescues same dog twice, adopts him

How about a feel good story from a loyal police officer in Arlington?
Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Texas is now in last place (by percentage points), a team-low for this late in a season for the first time since finishing in last place in 2007. And, at the moment, Texas has the lowest winning percentage in baseball.
Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Johnson did not attend the team’s offseason workouts, losing a $1 million roster bonus as a result of his absence. He is reportedly seeking to regain the bonus before he agrees to rejoin the Texans.
7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

More money. More National Guard troops at the border. More children deported. A slew of possible solutions for the immigration crisis at the southern border emerged this week as President Barack Obama visited Texas.