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DALLAS (AP) - Separate storm systems crossing the state have inundated parts of Texas with driving rain, bringing flash flooding but also cooling temperatures. Aaron Treadway with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels said Wednesday a low-pressure system pushed west...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Detectives searching a car in which two bullet-riddled bodies were abandoned in a Lubbock gully found an inch-long fingertip of a latex glove on the bloody floor of the back seat. DNA tests tied the glove to Texas Tech doctoral student Vaughn Ross. Blood...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man convicted of fatally shooting a retired sheriff's deputy during the robbery of an amusement center more than a decade ago has been put to death. John Manuel Quintanilla received lethal injection Tuesday evening for gunning down 60-year-old...
More rain is in store for most of Texas as a cloudy day is expected for the state. A flash flood watch remains for all day Wednesday for the Guadalupe Mountains, Permian Basin and Big Bend. The National Weather Service predicts up to an additional 3 inches of rain for those...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The Alamo will be getting some high-tech preservation help. Texas A&M University architecture professor Robert Warden leads the effort to create digital models of the historic mission in San Antonio. Experts hope the imaging data being collected...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have confiscated more than 18,000 marijuana plants in Central Texas after a group of deer hunters stumbled into them. Madison County Sheriff Travis Neely says a group of hunters were setting up deer blinds when they discovered the plants on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Plans for a new university in the Rio Grande Valley are set to be unveiled. A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry in June creates a new University of Texas institution by merging the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas at...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas authorities have identified a Fort Hood soldier as the gunman who killed a police officer during an exchange of gunfire. Killeen police said Tuesday that 24-year-old Dustin Cole was armed with an AK-47 assault weapon when he fatally shot...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The board of managers for a West Texas school district rocked by a cheating scandal will consider possible replacements for an imprisoned administrator. Leaders of the El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday began interviewing condidates to replace...