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HOUSTON (AP) - Dueling groups of protesters converged on a wealthy Houston neighborhood in reaction to last weekend's not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Around 80 people gathered Sunday on a street in Houston's River Oaks area, some carrying...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, will investigate what led to Friday's accident at Six Flags Over...
HOUSTON (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been charged with two counts of injury to the elderly after authorities found four men malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like Houston house. Police say Walter Renard Jones was arrested at the scene Friday and jailed...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators are still trying to determine if a woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride dubbed the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world. The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge is set to hear BP's bid to temporarily block all settlement payments to Gulf Coast businesses and residents who claim they lost money after the company's 2010 oil spill. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier scheduled a hearing Friday to consider...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army officials say they'll reveal more information on radiation contamination of a Cold War-era bunker. The update will come Friday at a Fort Bliss news conference. The bunker was used to store and assemble nuclear bombs decades ago and was recently...
DALLAS (AP) - An administrative judge will hear arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case. The Friday hearing comes after attorneys for District Attorney Craig Watkins asked state District...
YORK, Neb. (AP) - A revised resolution objecting to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been submitted to York County Commissioners. The board is expected to discuss the resolution and vote on it at Tuesday's meeting. On July 9 the board tabled the issue after discussing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The architect of a new law overhauling high school standardized testing and graduation requirements is to speak about the measure before the State Board of Education. Republican state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen plans to address the GOP-majority, 15-...