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ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A military judge has refused to change venue for the court martial of a Dyess Air Force Base airman facing charges of neglecting a toddler who died. On the trial's first day, judge Col. Donald Eller refused the motion by the defense of Christopher Perez...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Visitors to the Texas state archives building in Austin starting next week will be able to see the clothing former Gov. John Connally was wearing when he was shot in the gunfire that also killed President John Kennedy. The black suit with bullet holes and...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seems prepared to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions. The court heard arguments Tuesday over a 2006 change to the state constitution to prohibit the University of Michigan and other state schools from...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer accused of raping a woman handcuffed in the back of his patrol car has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Adan Carranza pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted sexual assault in exchange for the prison sentence. His attorney, Steven...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Authorities say nobody has been hurt in a fire at an East Texas oil storage facility near Tyler. The Smith County Sheriff's Office says fire crews early Tuesday extinguished the blaze and turned the site over to the owner for cleanup. Officials with Vess Oil...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America is wrapping up a meeting of experts and leaders focusing on ways to identify and fight child abuse. The group's second National Youth Protection Symposium began Monday in Grapevine and will conclude Tuesday. In the first day of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce is meeting to get quarterly updates from four key state agencies and hear public testimony. Members on Tuesday expect testimony from new Texas Insurance Commissioner Julia Rathgeber, who was appointed by...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Military officials say the court martial for a Dyess Air Force Base airman facing charges of neglecting a toddler who died is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The 7th Bomb Wing said in a prepared statement Christopher Perez faces charges of dereliction of duty,...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Sammy Ray, a founder of Texas A&M University at Galveston whose marine research brought him international acclaim, has died. He was 94. The university confirmed Monday that Ray died earlier in the day. A cause was not provided. Ray was a marine...