India to phase out 'petcoke' imports after AP investigation

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government says it plans to phase out imports of a dirty fuel known as petroleum coke, or “petcoke,” after an Associated Press investigation found U.S.…

Recapping The U.S. Senate’s Approval Of Federal Tax Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local): Noon Protesters are making their voices heard in New York City as President Donald Trump visits for…

Brazos County Commissioners Approve Purchase Of Ford Explorers For Law Enforcement Vehicles

Brazos County commissioners have approved spending $277,000 dollars of ten new law enforcement vehicles. All will be Ford Explorers…a model that was taken off the streets earlier this year in…

Black Friday Recaps From Two Corporations With B/CS Locations

From The Associated Press: At malls operated by CBL Properties (on Black Friday), giveaway bags with store gift cards for the first 300 people in the doors at 6 a.m.…

UPDATE: Suspect In DPS Trooper Capital Murder Transported From Brazos County To Freestone County Jail

2008 photo of DPS Trooper Damon Allen provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Saturday update: The man accused in the Thanksgiving capital murder of DPS trooper Damon Allen…

UPDATE: K-9 Officer Credited In Capturing Suspect In DPS Trooper Capital Murder

2008 photo of DPS Trooper Damon Allen provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Friday summary from The Associated Press: BRYAN, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on the fatal…

Additional Information About The Sutherland Springs Church Shooting

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on the Texas church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A law enforcement official who has seen video from inside the Texas church…

Man Accused Of Sutherland Springs Church Shooting Should Not Have Been Allowed To Buy Guns Due To A Bad Conduct Discharge

Representatives of multiple agencies involved in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs updated reporters Monday morning. There was evidence of a domestic family situation involving the suspect and his mother-in-law,…

26 Killed, Around 20 Injured From Church Shooting SE of San Antonio

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Texas (all times local): 6:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says the deadly church shooting in Texas…

Clarification: Hurricane Maria-Tourism story

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In a story Oct. 24, The Associated Press reported that the Bacardi rum distillery would reopen Nov. 1. The story should have made clear…

Associated Press Reports Law Enforcement Knew In Advance But Did Little To Stop Waco Biker Gang Violence

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Evidence from prosecutors shows that state and local law enforcement had overwhelming intelligence of impending violence at a May, 2015 showdown between rival biker gangs…

Ivanka Trump's supply chains in China cloaked in secrecy

SHANGHAI (AP) — It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump’s merchandise comes from China. But just which Chinese companies manufacture and export her handbags, shoes and clothes…

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane…

US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored…

Texas expects EPA to 'get on top of' toxic water risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency “to get on top” of the threat of possible water contamination after an Associated Press…

Correction: Harvey-Economic Impact story

DALLAS (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about the effect of Tropical Storm Harvey on the economy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that U.S. daily refining capacity is 18…

Monday’s Harvey Update

Flash flood warning continues until 12:45 p.m. Rainfall at Easterwood Airport from Friday 10 p.m. through Monday 9 a.m. measures 13.36 inches. Friday night rainfall was .02 inches. Saturday rainfall…

Sunday’s Harvey Updates

Easterwood Airport rainfall Sunday midnight to 7 a.m. is 3.61 inches, from Friday 10 p.m. through Sunday 7 a.m. is 7.12 inches. As of Sunday 8:09 a.m., the Brazos Community…

Saturday’s Harvey Updates

Rainfall from Friday 11 p.m. through Saturday 10 a.m. at Easterwood Airport measured 1.77 inches. The Brazos CEOC and the Burleson County sheriff’s office both report no casualties or property…

President Trump Signs Disaster Declaration & Governor Abbott Suspends Collecting HOT Taxes After Holding Hurricane News Conference

From The Associated Press: President Donald Trump says he has signed a disaster declaration for Texas as Hurricane Harvey nears on the middle Texas coast. Trump announced his declaration in…