Clouds of thick black smoke and jets of fire began pouring from a chemical plant south of Dallas on Monday. The flames prompted area evacuations, including students attending classes at both a nearby elementary school and a college.
With his favorite player, Josh Hamilton, as catcher, the 6-year-old wound up and threw a perfect strike as the crowd rose to its feet.
What’s scarier than being locked up in a Texas prison for 26 years? Returning to a world you no longer recognize.
Convicted murderer Lawrence Russell Brewer’s lavish dinner order before his execution on Wednesday prompted Senator John Whitmire to call for an end to the “inappropriate” practice.
Officials said trees falling on two separate power lines were the likely cause of Texas’ massive wildfire that resulted in two deaths and the destruction of more than 1,500 homes.
The worst single wildfire in Texas state history has charred tens of thousands of acres. But a glimmer of progress occurred Monday, when students returned to school in the county that suffered some of the worst destruction.
At least 1,554 homes have been destroyed by the worst wildfire in state history.
Wednesday’s links mark the start of the school year with important life lessons and classroom nostalgia.
They say everything’s bigger in Texas – even the fried-food offerings at their state fair.
It’s razed hundreds of homes, blackened tens of thousands of acres, and forced some 5,000 people to evacuate. And with all that, it’s now officially the worst single wildfire in Texas state history.
A 16-mile-wide blaze southeast of Austin has scorched more than 25,000 acres as firefighters struggle to contain the fire.