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Attorney General Greg Abbott launches campaign for governor

Declaring that he both literally and figuratively has a spine of steel, Attorney General Greg Abbott announced his candidacy for governor Sunday.

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile virus is an illness spread by infected mosquitoes. More than 1,400 people have died of West Nile virus in the U.S., since it was first detected in New York City in 1999.

Saturday night shooting leaves one officer dead

Killeen Police Department received a 911 call at 11:40 p.m. last night about a man causing a disturbance in the pool area of the Grandon Manor Apartments in the 1600 block of Grandon Drive.

Illinois governor jabs Perry's 'favorite subject'

Roommates can be the worst. Take it from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who on Sunday relayed his experience bunking with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

ETX minor arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of drugs

An East Texas minor was arrested early Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated and possession of drugs. It happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Hughes Street.

TV show set shakes as house blast sparks fire through neighborhood

Residents of a Corpus Christi, Texas, neighborhood had the kind of wake-up call no homeowner wants to get.

Major water leak in Flint, residents without water

UPDATE: The water leak on County Road 2868 has been fixed. Residents should be getting their water back shortly.

Hurricane season is underway and cities are getting better prepared

Hurricane season is underway and cities along the gulf and east coasts say they are better prepared this year.

Marshall officials call for conservation after 'major' water line break

A water line break on the city's south side has prompted Marshall officials to call for residents to conserve water.

Gilmer girl follows grandmother’s steps, wins 76th Yamboree crown

Following in her grandmother’s footsteps, Karlie Carol White on Friday was named the 76th East Texas Yamboree queen. “It is a tradition in my family and I wanted to keep the tradition ongoing,” White said.