A disaster relief proposal that has taken on new significance following recent deadly flooding across Texas won a second life Wednesday after the Senate added to it another piece of legislation.
Wichita County is requesting Governor Abbott go further than declaring a disaster.
A 23-year-old Dallas man was arrested after police say he posed as a physician at Children's Medical Center Dallas.
A bicyclist made a bizarre discovery Tuesday morning when he found a casket on a Houston sidewalk.
13-year-old Connor Luke Mitchell from Notre Dame competed in the National Spelling Bee Contest!
Every quarter the Wichita County Sheriff's Office holds an award ceremony to recognize the diligence of particular deputies who go above and beyond in the call of duty.
The Wichita Falls Police Department is investigating a parental abduction this afternoon.
Rivers are still rising and more rain is on the way for Texas as the grim search wears on for victims of historic flooding.
As of Thursday morning, the National Weather Service announced the Wichita River fell below 20 feet to 17.2 feet.
Lake Arrowhead is officially 100% full for the first time since 2007, and is going over the spillway, though only by a trickle Thursday morning.
The ferocious Blanco River surged into the Perez family's vacation home, blowing the door off its frame.
Thirteenth District Congressman Mac Thornberry says he's taken a look at some of the flood damage in the area in the past few days.
The United States Drought Monitor has had Wichita Falls in a drought category every year since 2010...until now.
Christopher Jordan Browning was arrested in Abilene on pornography charges. KTAB reports he worked in the schools cafeteria.
Recent heavy rain and flood waters took a toll on the pump stations out in Electra, eventually causing them to shut down and sewage to pour out.
You will soon be able to rope in tickets to the original Texas Ranch Roundup, since it all started in Wichita Falls.
A man with a history of evading arrest and drug charges is jailed again after police say he led them on a one mile chase through Wichita Falls and swallowed a large amount of meth.
A 32-year-old man from Kansas is jailed in Wichita County in connection with an alleged commercial sex trade ring operating in Wichita Falls.
Wichita Falls towing company 'Big Daddy's' is on the way to the Houston and Austin area at the request of the disaster response team.
An equipment failure results in Archer City residents having to conserve.
When it comes to the possibility of more heavy rain, Camp Chaparral, like so many other businesses, is now playing the waiting game. Staff members are eagerly waiting for the water that flooded the camp grounds to recede.
If you were in one of the flood zones, we're guessing you might have a sandbag problem.
The Iowa Park Police Department is asking for your help solving a crime.
After going from Stage 5 Drought Catastrophe to Stage 3 Drought Emergency, city leaders could terminate drought restrictions all together at Tuesday's city council meeting.
A Houston grandmother was overjoyed Tuesday after she was reunited with her poodle, who was stranded in a flooded house for more than 12 hours.
Crews are still working out at Holliday Creek to fix a sewage leak.
All of the recent rain has nursery owners thankful as the city moves closer to getting out of this drought.
A two-and-a-half hour police chase has ended in a crash with Fort Worth SWAT in Arlington, Texas.
The American Red Cross packed up their Wichita Falls shelter locations on Monday, but there's still work to be done.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is touring some of the areas severely damaged by the recent flooding.
Services are now set for Rider High School's first Choir Director, Donald Cowan.
A Texas Senate committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would forbid state or local governments from using public money to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
After warning Grand Prairie and Midlothian residents about a possible dam breach that could cause flooding Wednesday morning, authorities said the dam is fine.
Health officials say an Oklahoma resident has been diagnosed with a rare tick borne disease.
Another round of heavy rain hammered Houston on Wednesday morning, but spared the areas that had been inundated with flooding earlier this week.
Deadly severe weather in Texas over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures.
Electra Mayor Curtis Warner resigns his position.
Lucy Park is still mostly underwater right now.
A missing 9-year-old Benbrook girl abducted by her uncle is safe in Bossier City, Louisiana, Benbrook police say, after her uncle was killed in a struggle with an FBI Task Force officer Tuesday afternoon.
In Harrell Park, camp grounds got hit pretty hard with the floods.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation is urging drivers to not drive into high water.
After weeks of heavy rain and flooding, residents are now cleaning up their homes following mandatory evacuations.
Monday's storms has Oncor crews still out and about around Texoma fixing power outages.
Due to the extensive flooding in our community, the United Regional Dance Dash will be rescheduled soon.
The Wichita Falls Landfill is open to drop of damaged belongings, but they must be covered.
Residents who live on McNiel Avenue in Wichita Falls say after the recent rainfall they've seen the progress of the McNiel Drainage Project.
A Houston-area man has been charged with planning to travel to Syria to wage jihad on behalf of ISIS, NBC News' Pete Williams has learned.
Departure delays have been reported at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport after a sinkhole was discovered near one of the runways, according to the airport.
The Wichita County Health District is advising people to start taking post-flood precautions.
Tonight, Electra city commissioners will be accepting not only City Administratior, Larry Pannell's resignation, but also that of Mayor Curtis Warner.
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was charged with evading rules that require banks to report cash transactions of more than $10,000 and lying to the FBI about his withdrawals, federal officials said.
A cartoon competition aimed at ridiculing ISIS militants has been launched in Iran by the same organization that held similar events on the theme of Holocaust denial.
Fire officials are warning residents to be careful charging their devices after a cell phone ignited a bed in Connecticut.
Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA and the most powerful man in world soccer, said Thursday that corrupt executives have brought "shame and humiliation" to the sport but are "in the thin minority."
An iconic lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard's is set to begin a multi-day trek to a new home farther inland.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death June 24, the judge presiding over the case said Thursday.
The family pet is a loyal friend. But sometimes, under stressful conditions, an animal can run away.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is running for president.
The father of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police last year, said he's struggling to tell his other children why their brother is no longer alive.
Nebraska became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty on Wednesday when lawmakers boldly voted 30-19 to override the governor's veto.
A Vermont woman was hospitalized after she was bitten by a black widow spider that was hiding in her bag of grapes.
Walmart Stores said Wednesday that it has settled a lawsuit with the representatives of comedian Tracy Morgan and two others, who were seriously injured in an accident involving its truck.
Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.
The odds of getting struck by a bolt of lightning in the U.S? Statistics show it's about once in 700,000 people a year, based on deaths and injuries.
Apple has reclaimed its crown as the world's most valuable brand, worth a staggering $247 billion, according to WPP and Millward Brown.
Big brands have begun to distance themselves from TLC’s scandal-ridden series “19 Kids and Counting."
Can waiting for a few minutes to cut or clamp the umbilical cord make a child smarter?
A security expert shows how hackers are targeting phones via apps, and how to safely download applications in order to protect your privacy.
Seven of the most powerful executives in soccer were arrested in Switzerland on Wednesday in what American prosecutors called a generations-long scheme to corrupt the most popular sport in the world.
A North Carolina photographer captured a powerful image Saturday showing a touching moment between a bride and a groom just minutes before their wedding ceremony.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders officially launches his 2016 Democratic presidential bid, with campaign kickoff event in his hometown of Burlington, VT.
Sixty-five-year-old Annegret Raunifgk had 13 children and seven grandchildren prior to becoming pregnant with quadruplets via IVF.
Steven Turner Jr. knew he was getting a diploma when he walked on the stage at Bryant High School's ceremony over the weekend.
An Iowa college student left paralyzed after a sports injury during his freshman year thought he had little chance of ever regaining movement below his neck.
A popular clothing store is receiving quite a bit of backlash after a photo of a t-shirt went viral.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift a Texas judge's injunction that put on hold immigration deferrals of deportations and work permits for millions of immigrants illegally in the U.S.
More kids were injured Monday when a bounce house went flying through the air, and the scary moments were all caught on camera.
Amtrak will outfit locomotives on its Northeast Corridor line with "inward-facing" video cameras to improve safety, monitor engineers' performance and help investigators probe accidents and other mishaps, the agency announced Tuesday.
Gao Bingguo, 55-year old beekeeper from China's Shandong province, was covered in more than 240 pounds of bees collected from hundreds of hives.
In a tradition known as "Flags In," members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment placed American flags Thursday at the graves of U.S. soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day.
A central Iowa landfill may soon become the third in the state to accept remains of birds infected with Avian flu.
Former Arkansas governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Friday he supports reality TV family the Duggars amid allegations that their oldest child molested underage girls as a teenager.
New studies suggest highly contagious stomach virus could be spread by airborne particles.
California Highway Patrol says drunk driving suspect fled accident scene, leaving his injured children behind.
The man suspected of killing a family of three and their housekeeper in Washington, D.C is now arrested.
A grand jury in Baltimore has indicted six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the city's top prosecutor said Thursday.
A batch of Hillary Clinton's personal emails made public on Thursday morning offers a glimpse into her team's initial exchange of information in the wake of the Benghazi attacks.
The man suspected in the brutal murders of a family and their housekeeper in an exclusive Washington, D.C., neighborhood last week may be in Brooklyn, authorities said Thursday.
Omaha Officer Kerrie Orozco had put off starting maternity leave until her premature baby girl could come home from the hospital.
The president of the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday urged the organization to drop its ban on gay adults, saying the outdated policy would eventually crumble under the weight of social, political and legal forces.
An 11-year-old California boy donned a cap and gown on Wednesday — to receive a college degree.
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul has begun a filibuster-like speech on the Senate floor to protest the renewal of the Patriot Act.
Egg prices are climbing as the deaths of millions of hens from bird flu begins to tighten the nation's egg supply.
In his Pakistani redoubt where he hid for years from American intelligence services, Osama bin Laden worked as a CEO-in-exile for al Qaeda, sending letters to his operatives.
The Drug Enforcement Administration and other authorities are raiding pharmacies, pain clinics and other facilities in four states as part of an aggressive crackdown on prescription pain drug abuse, federal law enforcement sources told NBC News.
Crews are rushing to contain an oil spill that has befouled four miles of scenic California coastline just before the Memorial Day holiday.
Amputee Niki Rellon isn't letting the loss of a leg stop her from hiking the Appalachian Trail.
President Obama signs into law the National Blue Alert Act of 2015, named in honor of New York Police Department Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were fatally shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn, N.Y., on December 20th, 2014.
Air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.