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Texas Renaissance Festival Opens This Weekend

HOUSTON, TX - The Texas Renaissance Festival returns this weekend, but only at a 50% capacity! This extravagant event usually brings in 45,000 attendees a year,  but unfortunately, this year's numbers will...

Teen identified as gunman in mass shooting at California garlic festival

Santino William Legan, 19, cut through a fence at the festival on Sunday (July 28) evening and shot at people with an assault rifle at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee told reporters. Within a minute...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Police chief Scot Smithee said four people had been killed including the suspected gunman. Fifteen had been injured. Evenny Reyes, 13, told the San Jose Mercury News that at first she thought the gunfire was fireworks. But then she saw...

Active shooter reported at food festival in California

Few other details were immediately available. NBC Bay Area reported that ambulance crews were told 11 people "were down" after shots rang out on the last day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, an annual three-day event south of San...

Armenians drench each other during water festival

The summer water festival traces back to the pagan times in Armenia's history. It is associated with water and the fertility goddess Astghik. Armenians used to offer roses - called "vard" in Armenian - to win her favour, hence they...

Turkish hot air balloon festival lures in global tourists

The four-day Cappadocia International Hot Air Balloon Festival, which concluded last Sunday, was organized by the Urgup Municipality in the central Nevsehir province, with balloonists enjoying a birds-eye view of the unique landscape, while those on the ground marveled...

Internationally acclaimed Art Festival Nuit Blanche debuts in Houston

By: Paige Hubbard HOUSTON - Internationally acclaimed Art Festival Nuit Blanche will be transforming Downtown Houston on Saturday, April 6th for its inaugural debut! Imagine Houston animated at night, transformed by the magic of art with unique installations dotted around City Hall and...

Hundreds of drones illuminate China’s skyline to celebrate Lantern Festival

Hundreds of drones flew in formation, forming different shapes of icons and Chinese characters, lighting up the sky of the ancient silk road city. Drone manufacturer and organiser of the event Ehang said 500 drones were employed in the 10-minute...
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Longest-serving death row inmate gets granted a new hearing

HARRIS COUNTY - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has tossed out the death sentence of...
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Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott...

Governor Abbott Announces 35 Participating Counties For Seventh Week Of Save Our Seniors Initiative

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency (TDEM), the Texas Department of State Health Services...

Dow breaks 34k, S&P hits fresh record high on tech rally

The Dow industrials closed above 34,000 for the first time on Thursday (April 15) as the blue-chip benchmark and S&P 500 posted...

Rewards Offered for Two Fugitives Added to 10 Most Wanted List

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Tieon Lashad Legan, 25, (pictured left) and Jaime Alanis, 37,...