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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas inmate has been executed for the death of a corrections officer during a short-lived escape from prison six years ago. Jerry Martin had requested that no additional appeals be filed on his behalf, clearing the way for his lethal injection Tuesday...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation has given former President George H.W. Bush an award for his public service and government career. Bush was given the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award Tuesday at his Houston office. The foundation said in a written statement...
MARSHALL, Texas (AP) - Bond has been set at $5.1 million for an East Texas man charged with killing his wife at a hotel. Cass County jail records show Brad Allen Dunn of Marshall was being held Tuesday murder and evading arrest charges. Jail officials didn't immediately provide...
DALLAS (AP) - Items that once belonged to Farrah Fawcett, including everything from her 1977 People's Choice Award to her last driver's license, are set to go up for auction. The items, which also include scripts, costumes and personal mementoes, are being offered Friday in...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two men who pleaded guilty to roles in a scheme to bribe a top El Paso County official are to learn their punishment. Former El Paso City Council member Raymond R. Telles and former banker Roberto "Bobby" Ruiz admitted to participating in a scheme to bribe...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry. The Republican is scheduled to begin a series of classroom roundtables Tuesday, starting near Dallas. He's expected to make several stops...
DALLAS (AP) - Federal housing officials say Dallas officials promote discrimination against minority and disabled applicants for affordable-housing practices. The Dallas Morning News reports an investigation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A woman who filed for divorce from her wife says a Mississippi judge has refused to grant it because the marriage wasn't recognized under state law. Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham was married in California, and she filed for the divorce in September in DeSoto...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas prison inmate whose escape six years ago left a corrections officer dead is set for execution this week in Huntsville. Forty-three-year-old Jerry Martin has ordered no more appeals filed to try to stop his scheduled lethal injection Tuesday...