|Four Seasons Earns Lone Star Safety Award
The Division of Workers’ Compensation recognized the Four Seasons Hotel Houston for its exemplary workplace safety program at its Lamar Street location on Friday, August 23, 2019.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019
|TDI warns drivers: Make sure your auto insurance is legit
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is warning Texas drivers looking for bargain insurance about a scam that leaves them with no coverage even after they’ve paid for it.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2019 1:00 AM
|TDI advierte a los conductores: Asegúrese de que su seguro de auto sea legítimo
El Departamento de Seguros de Texas (Texas Department of Insurance -TDI, por su nombre y siglas en inglés) está advirtiendo a los conductores de Texas que buscan un seguro a precios económicos sobre una estafa que los está dejando sin cobertura aún después de haber pagado dicha cobertura.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2019
|Welcome to Flash Flood Alley. Do you have flood insurance?
The Texas Hill Country has had three 100-year floods in the last six years. If you don’t have flood insurance, it’s time to consider it.
POSTED AUGUST 19, 2019
|New state law cracks down on roof scams
A new state law makes it clear that it’s illegal for a contractor or roofer to waive an insurance deductible.
POSTED AUGUST 07, 2019
|State files lawsuit against Aliera Healthcare
The State of Texas has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Aliera Healthcare from selling health insurance in Texas and engaging in the business of insurance without a state license. The lawsuit also seeks civil penalties. After filing the lawsuit June 13 in the 53rd Civil District Court in Travis County (Cause Number D-1-GN-19-003388), TDI dismissed the administrative action pending with the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
POSTED JULY 19, 2019
|DWC Hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on August 20 in Dallas
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) offers a Regional Safety Seminar on August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak Street in Dallas. The seminar provides employers and employees affordable training on common causes of preventable workplace injuries and fatalities and on current and upcoming regulations in the occupational safety and health fields.
POSTED JULY 09, 2019
|New Protections for Injured Employees
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is working on rules to enact new legislation that prevents injured employees from getting surprise medical bills after receiving treatment at federal military facilities.
POSTED JUNE 27, 2019
|What you need to know about fireworks
More than 9,000 people went to emergency rooms with fireworks injuries last year and five died, including a Texas man. The Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office offers these tips to have fun with fireworks and stay safe.
POSTED JUNE 27, 2019
|DWC Hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on August 8 in Austin
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) offers a Regional Safety Seminar on August 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation, 7551 Metro Center Drive in Austin. The seminar provides employers and employees affordable training on common causes of preventable workplace injuries and fatalities and current and upcoming regulations in the occupational safety and health fields.
POSTED JUNE 19, 2019
|DPS trooper has close call with suspected drunk driver during traffic stop on the Southeast Side
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 8:29 PM
|East Side drive-by leaves police with few answers, dozens of shots fired
Officers responded to the 500 block of Corliss about 10:47 p.m. Saturday where they report a vehicle drove up to a residence and began firing.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 1:25 PM
|Police searching for teenage girl after witness reports observing an abduction
San Antonio police are asking for the public's help in the possibly kidnapping of a teenage girl that they say occurred outside a movie theater Saturday afternoon.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 2:39 AM
|Police arrest suspect in killing
San Antonio police arrested a suspect in connection with a body that was found Saturday morning. The suspect was identified as Juan Fragosa, 26.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 12:54 AM
|Records: Woman claims a co-worker's husband stalked and threatened her
Police say the man they arrested would yell profanities at the victim and has threatened to shoot her.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 10:11 PM
|Off-duty sheriff's office deputy arrested for DWI overnight Saturday
Maldonado is currently assigned to the Detention Division, but according to the release, he was removed from the Special Emergency Response Team by Sheriff Javier Salazar.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 3:21 PM
|Krause's Cafe and Beirgarten rolls out Oktoberfest events for September
Nothing says German culture like a good oompah-infused Oktoberfest celebration, and Krause's Cafe and Beirgarten in downtown New Braunfels is getting the party started this weekend.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 6:56 PM
|TWPD: Anglers must report alligator gar harvest within 24 hours
Texas Parks and Wildlife released this year's regulations on fishing for alligator gar, ruling anglers need to report any that are harvested in public waters.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 6:43 PM
|Indiana artist draws an 'Aztec Selena' in honor the 'Queen of Tejano' singer
A Northwest Indiana artist recently received an "overwhelming" amount of love from Selena fans after he posted an Aztec drawing of the "Queen of Tejano" on Facebook earlier this week.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 3:21 PM
|Selena Día de los Muertos 'catrina' unveiled at La Villita, returning in November
A catrina depicting Selena will be part of the Día de los Muertos celebration coming to San Antonio this fall.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 3:08 PM