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A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise. The female Texas cooter arrived June 18 and will go on display Thursday at the zoo's Friedrich Aquarium. Zoo spokeswoman Debbie Rios-Vanskike (van SKYKE') said Wednesday that...
A 13-year-old North Texas boy faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 5-year-old boy hit in the head multiple times. Fort Worth police say the teen was arrested Thursday in the death of Sida Osman. The teen's name is being withheld because he's a juvenile. His case is in...
A North Texas jury has convicted a former public transit bus driver of molesting a 6-year-old girl whose mother participated in the abuse. The Dallas Morning News (http://dallasne.ws/126sp5V) reports that 47-year-old Leander Douglas Adams III was found guilty Thursday by a...
A member of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is going to prison after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy counts relating to the gang's criminal activities. A Justice Department statement says a federal judge in Houston sentenced James Marshall "Dirty"...
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Two law enforcement officers have been shot in the North Texas city of Granbury while in the apparent pursuit of a suspect. Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds says the officers were wounded late Friday morning. No information was immediately released on the...
Texas state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston is joining a crowded Republican primary for lieutenant governor. Patrick announced his statewide campaign at a downtown Austin hotel about two blocks from the Capitol. He joins a 2014 primary that already includes current Lt. Gov. David...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday in Corpus Christi, calling the requirement to show a state-issued photo...
(Information in the following story is from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A projected deficit of $50 million is forcing San Antonio leaders to review an array of cuts to close the shortfall. The San Antonio Express-News notes (http://...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Kimberly McCarthy received lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 1997 slaying of her 71-year-old neighbor near Dallas. She's the first woman put to...