Dozens Of Students Recovering After Wreck

Dozens of students are recovering after a couple of school buses and a power company truck were involved in a wreck in northwest Houston. Fire department officials say 29 Navasota students were taken to a hospital in stable condition after Wednesday morning’s crash on Interstate 290 near Fairbanks North Houston Road. The kids are students […]

Billboard Company Honoring Barbara Bush

A Louisiana-based billboard company is putting up signs all across America to honor Barbara Bush. A Lamar Advertising spokesperson tells “Houston Chronicle” the digital billboards feature a pearl necklace and the words, “Farewell First Lady Barbara Bush.” Lamar says Bush was a strong, inspiring woman and they’re very thankful for legacy. The digital tribute is […]

Great Hearts Texas Apologizes For Slavery Homework

A Texas public charter schools network is apologizing after an American History teacher asked students to reflect the differing sides of slavery. Great Hearts Texas Superintendent Aaron Kindel says the Monte Vista North teacher was wrong for telling 8th graders they needed to look at the positive and negative impacts of slavery. Kindel swears there’s […]

Quinnipiac Poll Shows Cruz-O’Rourke Tight

A new poll shows U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and challenger Congressman Beto O’Rourke to be close in the opinion polls. The new Quinnipiac survey shows the Houston Republican leads the El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke by only three-percentage points. The poll does note 53-percent of those surveyed, including 44-percent of Democrats, don’t know enough about […]

AP Was There: The Fiery End Of The Standoff In Waco, Texas

(AP) – Around 6 a.m. on April 19, 1993, FBI agents moved in to end a 51-day standoff with the Branch Davidian religious sect near Waco, Texas, ramming holes in the group’s compound with armored vehicles and spraying tear gas inside. About six hours later, smoke poured from the compound, which soon was consumed by […]

Texas, US Retail Gasoline Prices Jump 7 Cents This Week

(AP) – Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have jumped 7 cents per gallon this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.52 per gallon. Drivers across the country are paying an average $2.74 per gallon. The association survey found Midland has the most expensive gasoline in Texas […]

Pilot Of Southwest Flight With Blown Engine Was Navy Fighter

(AP) – A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing after the jet apparently blew an engine and lost a window is a former Navy fighter pilot being praised for helping prevent a worse tragedy. Tammie Jo Shults was at the controls of the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing in […]

Plane Involved In Deadly Accident Inspected 2 Days Beforehand

The CEO of Southwest Airlines says the jet involved in Tuesday’s deadly engine failure had been inspected just two days before the accident. At a press conference at the airline’s Dallas headquarters on Tuesday evening, Gary Kelly expressed condolences for the family of the passenger who was killed on flight 1380 when the engine failed. […]