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Obama: Congress 'least productive' in modern history

President Barack Obama didn't mince words about Congress and the opposition during a speech at a Houston dinner Wednesday evening. "This has become the least productive Congress in modern history, recent memory," Obama said at the Texas dinner, ac

Obama says Fort Hood shooting 'tears at wounds'

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "love tested by tragedy brings us together again" at Fort Hood after last week's shootings that left four soldiers dead, including the alleged attacker.

TxDOT kicks off Talk/Text CRASH Campaign

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and TxDOT is continuing our Talk/Text CRASH campaign to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.<

Gun violence again brings Obama to Fort Hood

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama returns to Ford Hood on Wednesday to attend another memorial service for soldiers gunned down at the Army post in Texas, five years after making the same journey following a similar tragedy. Officials

Texas woman convicted of stiletto stabbing death of boyfriend

A woman was found guilty of murder Tuesday for repeatedly stabbing a Texas college professor with the heel of her stiletto. Ana Trujillo showed little emotion as the verdict was announced.

Texas Transgender substitute teacher upsets Lumberton ISD parents

LUMBERTON (KBMT) -- A transgender substitute teacher said she has been told she should not return to her classes, after parents complained about her. Laura Jane Klug, who was born Kurt Klug, worked as a fifth grade substitute teacher at Lumbert

Makeshift huts housed immigrants on farmland

Hidalgo County (KVEO) -- For some time makeshift huts housed more than 70 undocumented immigrants. Field workers found the immigrants living on a grapefruit orchard north of Palmhurst.

Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Suspected Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez had recently asked to transfer, claiming he was being taunted and picked on by soldiers in his unit, a senior U.S.

Texas woman calls police, complains about bad 'weed'

Lufkin, TX (KETK) -- An East Woman found herself behind bars Thursday after calling Lufkin authorities to complain about bad "weed." The Lufkin Police Department received a call for help from the 200 block of Forrest Block Boulevard around 7:00 p.