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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...
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in North Texas say one woman was killed in a house explosion that flattened the property and was felt far as several miles away. Johnson County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tim Jones said Sunday that investigators determined a propane leak set...
DALLAS (AP) - A new Dallas equestrian park receiving $12 million in taxpayer funds will be managed by a man who a former employee once accused of inadequately caring for horses. Harris Wayne Kirk says disgruntled workers were behind the allegations at his Storybrook Ranch. A...
BRONWSVILLE, Texas (AP) - An alleged $1.9 million money laundering ring for a Mexican drug cartel has widened with federal prosecutors in Texas charging a 10th suspect in the case. The suspects are part of a 21-count indictment unsealed in October. All of the defendants are...
DALLAS (AP) - A new Dallas horse park receiving $12 million in taxpayer funds will be managed by a man who previously faced animal cruelty charges. Harris Wayne Kirk says disgruntled employees were behind allegations of mistreating horses at his Storybrook Ranch in McKinney. A...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The director of the Lone Star Flight Museum says the fatal crash of a vintage World War II fighter plane in October is unrelated to delays on a new $7.5 million home. The nonprofit museum previously announced it would move from Galveston to Houston. The...