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HOUSTON (AP) - A handcuffed robbery suspect who ran from Harris County deputies while being booked has been recaptured along a bayou in downtown Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Timothy Sonnier was being held Tuesday. He also went by the alias of 29-...
CANYON, Texas (AP) - A state park in the Texas Panhandle will be getting three bridges to help improve the flow of traffic along crossings that can flood during storms. The Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/161SPdS ) reported Tuesday that the improvements are scheduled to start...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office released additional details Tuesday on the death of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is to visit the Texas-Mexico border to discuss cooperation with Mexico's domestic security chief before proceeding to meetings in Mexico City. Napolitano's visit Tuesday includes meetings in Matamoros,...
LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas woman faces a drug charge after about 12 pounds of cocaine turned up hidden in the battery of her vehicle that was bound for Houston. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says Alma R. Presas of La Joya had her three elementary school-age...
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...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A state capital murder trial for three Rio Grande Valley men accused in a fatal home break-in is on hold while federal prosecutors pursue a trial on additional charges. The three men, Juan Antonio Moreno, 29, Jess Joe Mata, 20, and Alberto Vela, 28, face...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating a teenage runaway girl's report that she was abducted, sexually assaulted and held captive in a house for the past six weeks. Police Capt. Jon Caspell says the girl told officers she was abducted from Amarillo about two...