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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...
The Supreme Court has thrown out lower court rulings that blocked a Texas voter identification law and the state's political redistricting plans as discriminatory. The court's action Thursday was a predictable result of its major ruling two days earlier that effectively ended...
A museum featuring art of the American West is to open this fall along San Antonio's River Walk. The Briscoe Western Art Museum will open Oct. 26 and is named in honor of the late Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe Jr. and his wife Janey. The main museum building is housed in San Antonio'...
A military judge says witness testimony about a dying pregnant soldier's cries of "My baby! My baby!" will be allowed during the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. Col. Tara Osborn ruled on motions Thursday in Maj. Nidal Hasan's...
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://...