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TYLER, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a mother shot to death at an East Texas park where she had taken her 3-year-old son was caught in the crossfire of some gangs. Tyler police on Wednesday said nobody has been arrested in the killing of 20-year-old Briana Raquel Young of Tyler...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer alleging juror misconduct in his conviction in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during an arrest could get a court hearing on his motion for a new trial. Attorneys for Drew Ryser said Wednesday a judge will...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case in the drug trial of a former South Texas sheriff's deputy charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs. Prosecutors say they expect to call at least one more witness to testify against former Hidalgo County...
HOUSTON (AP) - One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died. A Houston police statement Tuesday says 79-year-old William Merle Greenawalt died Thursday. Two other former captives, 59-year-old Dean Cottingham...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for pulling off two bank robberies in the same week. A federal judge in Beaumont on Tuesday sentenced 32-year-old David Randall Terrell II of Nederland and ordered him to make about...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas Democratic lawmaker attended a conference at the White House on voting rights where Texas redistricting was on the agenda. San Antonio state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer was the only elected Texas official to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A Texas Panhandle federal jury is to continue deliberations for a third day in court challenge to the American Quarter Horse Association ban on cloned animals. Deliberations began late Friday in Amarillo. Jurors reported themselves deadlocked on a verdict...
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A federal agency has announced plans for a panel investigation aimed at finding out what caused last week's gas well blowout off the Louisiana coast. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said it will work closely with the Coast Guard to...
DALLAS (AP) - A poster from the 1931 film "Frankenstein" that was stashed in the closet of an Illinois home for more than 30 years has sold at a Texas auction for a record amount. Keith Johnson of Ottawa, Ill., says he purchased the poster as a teenager for a few dollars in 1968...