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BELLMEAD, Texas (AP) - An elderly woman and her daughter are dead after a vehicle crash in Central Texas. 85-year-old Mary Jordan of Buffalo and 61-year-old Virginia Olivarez of Mexia were killed when Olivarez's Hyundai collided with an oncoming Ford Taurus. The crash occurred...
DALLAS (AP) - Southern Methodist University could start selling beer at its sports venues as early as January. Athletic director Rick Hart says beer sales could begin during the upcoming basketball season at Moody Coliseum. SMU is also proposing expanding alcohol sales to all of...
DALLAS (AP) - Investigators say a man has been fatally shot at a Dallas restaurant during an argument and the attacker then fled. Dallas police on Monday did not immediately provide details on the fugitive or what sparked the dispute. Police say the shooting happened Sunday...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A man who allegedly became combative with police in West Texas during a domestic disturbance call has died while in law enforcement custody. El Paso police say an autopsy has been ordered on the 36-year-old man who was pronounced dead Sunday at a hospital...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing his estranged wife more than 30 times just days after she filed for divorce. A judge in San Antonio on Thursday sentenced 40-year-old Roberto Barron as part of a plea deal in the 2010...
HOUSTON (AP) - Federal, state and local agents and deputies swarmed over southern and southeastern Houston, serving search and arrest warrants in a coordinated sweep of almost a dozen locations that included nightspots. FBI Special Agent Shauna Dunlap says the Thursday night...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an armed homeowner has been fired in an unrelated case. In a statement, Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead says Officer Benjamin B. Hanlon was fired for falsifying an arrest affidavit in an Aug. 9...
DETROIT (AP) - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption that turned city hall into a pay-to-play parlor. Kilpatrick was convicted earlier this year of two dozen crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, bribery and extortion...
DALLAS (AP) - One of Francisco Goya's last paintings, a portrait of his only grandson, has been acquired by the Meadows Museum. The portrait of Mariano Goya from 1827 will be unveiled to the public Friday at the museum on Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas. The work...