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4 officers shot, 2 critically injured, in standoff with man in Texas

A man barricaded himself in a house and shot and injured 4 officers in a small Texas town.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 04:58 AM IST

At least 12 injured in shooting in downtown Austin, Texas

It was unclear what sparked the shooting. Police have not announced any suspects or arrests.
Published on Jun 12, 2021 02:16 PM IST

Search for tiger 'India' continues in Texas as alleged owner returns to jail

Victor Hugo Cuevas, a 26-year-old linked to a missing tiger named India, is taken into custody after his bond in a separate murder charge was revoked.
Published on May 15, 2021 02:55 PM IST

Texas death toll from February storm, outages surpasses 100

A water bucket is filled as others waited in near freezing temperatures to use a hose from public park spigot in Houston on February 18, 2021.
Published on Mar 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST

Everybody is going to end up paying for Texas' climate crisis

A man walks to his friend's home in a neighbourhood without electricity as snow covers the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, US.
Published on Mar 13, 2021 04:53 PM IST

Texas attorney general sues government officials over not lifting mask mandate

"I told Travis County & The City of Austin to comply with state mask law. They blew me off. So, once again, I'm dragging them to court", Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Twitter. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Updated on Mar 12, 2021 03:58 PM IST

Tesla enters Texas energy market, plugs gigantic battery to faulty grid

Texas flags fly near an electrical substation on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas.
Updated on Mar 08, 2021 07:35 PM IST

Mask mandate implementation was patchy in Texas, now locals concerned

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that he is rescinding executive orders that limit capacities for businesses and the state wide mask mandate.
Published on Mar 03, 2021 04:30 PM IST

Elon Musk plans to create new city named Starbase at SpaceX's Texas launch site

File photo of SpaceX founder Elon Musk.
Published on Mar 03, 2021 03:55 PM IST

Texas’s power market is $1.3 billion short after energy crisis

A neighborhood experiencing a power outage after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, US on February 16, 2021.
Published on Feb 27, 2021 02:31 PM IST

Joe Biden surveys Texas weather damage, encourages coronavirus shots

US President Joe Biden, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo visit the Harris County Emergency Operations Center, in Houston, Texas, US on February 26, 2021.
Published on Feb 27, 2021 07:54 AM IST

'Who is at fault?' Investigation into Texas blackout begins

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2021, file photo, a water bucket is filled as others wait in near freezing temperatures to use a hose from public park spigot in Houston. The snow and ice that crippled some states across the South has melted. But it has exposed the fragility of aging waterworks that experts have been warning about for years. Cities across Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi are still grappling with outages that crippled health care facilities and forced families to wait in line for potable water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Published on Feb 26, 2021 06:25 AM IST

Military begins delivering vaccines in Texas, New York

Watching the line of cars file slowly through the parking area on campus as people in their cars got shots, Austin spoke with troops who have been giving out vaccines. One soldier from the area told Austin how thrilled he was to be able to give his own mother a shot.
Published on Feb 25, 2021 09:36 AM IST

Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction

Texas ranch heiress' art collection, worth about $150 million, up for auction
Updated on Feb 25, 2021 09:36 AM IST

Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages

Four of the departing board members acknowledged “concerns about out-of-state board leadership" in a letter to grid members and the state's Public Utility Commission, which oversees ERCOT.
Published on Feb 24, 2021 10:36 AM IST

About a third of Texans still facing disrupted water supplies: Report

Volunteers deliver water to local residents in vehicles at Butler Stadium after an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, US on February 21, 2021.
Published on Feb 22, 2021 02:59 PM IST

Texas freeze led to release of tons of air pollutants as refineries shut

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2021, file photo, woman walks through falling snow in San Antonio. As temperatures plunged and snow and ice whipped the state, much of Texas' power grid collapsed, followed by its water systems.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 06:52 PM IST

Frozen pipes, electric woes remain as cold snap eases grip in Texas

A worker repairs a power line in Austin, Texas, US on Saturday.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 11:53 AM IST

Why a predictable cold snap crippled the Texas power grid

An electrical substation is seen after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, US
Updated on Feb 21, 2021 06:35 AM IST

Texas homes hit with thousand-dollar bills after winter woes

Water damage from burst pipes at a local bakery in Baytown, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. Restaurants in Texas are throwing out expired food, grocery stores are closing early.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 05:44 AM IST

Extreme weather testing Biden's disaster management skills

Biden is seeing his disaster management skills tested after winter storms plunged Texas, Oklahoma and neighboring states into an unusual deep freeze.
Published on Feb 20, 2021 02:04 PM IST

Extreme weather testing Joe Biden's disaster management skills

US President Joe Biden walks across the South Lawn upon return to the White House in Washington, DC on February 19, 2021.
Published on Feb 20, 2021 12:03 PM IST

Texas governor's biggest donors: Energy industry that failed

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state's dominant business and his biggest political contributor.
Published on Feb 20, 2021 08:49 AM IST

Left in the dark, Texas slips on ice

FILE PHOTO: A man walks to his friend's home in a neighborhood without electricity as snow covers the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, U.S. February 15, 2021. Bronte Wittpenn/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS/File Photo
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 02:41 AM IST

Texas man rescues pet dog that fell into freezing pool. ‘Hero,’ say netizens

Dan Holmes, a resident of Southlake, Texas, rescuing his dog Christi.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 08:19 PM IST

'Texans deserve answers': Governor blasts grid boss, seeks power plant upgrades

Oncor apprentice lineman Brendan Waldon puts on a safety harness as he prepares to go up in a bucket to repair a utility pole that was damaged by the winter storm that passed through Texas Thursday.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 10:17 AM IST

US House committee to 'probe' events in Texas after winter storm, outages

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that the House Energy and Commerce Committee will be probing the events in Texas
Published on Feb 18, 2021 10:29 PM IST

Frigid temperatures, power outages lead to water problems in Texas

A man slides down an icy hill in Austin, Texas, US on Wednesday. The crisis has knocked out power for days to millions of homes and businesses in Texas and across the central US.
Published on Feb 18, 2021 02:43 PM IST

Amid Texas freeze, oil producers still shut; governor bans natural gas exports

With more snow expected in key oil-and-gas production areas like the Permian and northern Louisiana, production is expected to stay offline through Friday, said Anna Lenzmeier, energy analyst at BTU Analytics. (Representative Image)
Published on Feb 18, 2021 10:16 AM IST
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