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Ariana Garcia

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Past articles by Ariana:

Texas power grid knocked in federal report analyzing winter readiness

An analysis by the Federal Energy Reliability Commission indicates that the grid would... → Read More

HPD: No active shooter at Heights HS, source of threat under investigation

The department said it would track down the caller and "hold them accountable." → Read More

Texas Republicans aim to further restrict abortions—here's how they might do it

State lawmakers have announced plans to target interstate travel for abortions and... → Read More

Attorney General Ken Paxton says he will defend Texas sodomy law if Supreme Court revisits Lawrence vs. Texas

'My job is to defend state law and I'll continue to do that,' Paxton said during a Friday... → Read More

Chupacabra? Person with strange hat? Mysterious 'Unidentified Amarillo Object' caught on camera near Amarillo, Texas zoo

The City of Amarillo is asking the public for help in identifying the strange visitor. → Read More

Matthew McConaughey returns to hometown of Uvalde to pay respects to shooting victims

The Uvalde native met with school staff just three days after the Robb Elementary School... → Read More

J.J. Watt tweets the two things he doesn't miss about Houston (and one thing he does)

The former Houston Texans star was missing the Lone Star State on Monday night. → Read More

J.J. Watt tweets the two things he doesn't miss about Houston (and one thing he does)

The former Houston Texans star was missing the Lone Star State on Monday night. → Read More

Travis Scott features on first widely released song since Astroworld Festival tragedy

The Houston rapper also appeared in a music video for the track, which was released... → Read More

Easter egg mix-up: Parent dressed as Easter bunny hands out condoms at Texas elementary school

The school district is reevaluating its safety protocols following the incident,... → Read More

Texans to see 'empty store shelves' this weekend due to Abbott border inspections

Houstonians will also pay higher prices due to delays, according to a local produce... → Read More

Transgender archer banned from Texas women's competitions after winning state championship

A committee ruled KellyJeanne Pyne, a disabled Army veteran, was also ineligible for the... → Read More

First bus with migrants sent by Gov. Greg Abbott arrives in Washington, D.C.

The bus allegedly stopped in front of a building that houses Fox News, NBC News and C-Span, according to a Fox News reporter. → Read More

'Udderly heinous': Wharton residents pranked with fake 'Chick-Fil-A coming soon' sign

Police also shared a photo of a hooved individual they say was spotted near the scene of the crime. → Read More

Ted Cruz walks out during applause for Ketanji Brown Jackson

The moment, which was captured in a video being widely shared on social media, was met with criticism online. → Read More

Texas AG defends using thousands of taxpayer dollars to mount his own legal defense

Ken Paxton claims he was 'authorized' in securing $45,000 in state funds to fight misconduct cases stemming from a 'frivolous' lawsuit. → Read More

Houston area student wins $90,000 settlement after being bullied by teacher for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance

Klein ISD teacher Benjie Arnold allegedly threatened to fail the student after she... → Read More

Teen from viral tornado video will get new truck from dealership

The teen only suffered minor cuts from the incident but his truck was heavily damaged. → Read More

41 Texas cities have now passed their own local abortion bans

Shallowater is the latest city in the state to pass an ordinance outlawing abortions within city limits. → Read More

Video: 'Frustrated' Ted Cruz argues with Montana airport staff over missed flight

Footage shows Cruz exchanging words with a public safety officer at Bozeman Yellowstone... → Read More