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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Plans for a new university in the Rio Grande Valley are set to be unveiled. A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry in June creates a new University of Texas institution by merging the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas at...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas authorities have identified a Fort Hood soldier as the gunman who killed a police officer during an exchange of gunfire. Killeen police said Tuesday that 24-year-old Dustin Cole was armed with an AK-47 assault weapon when he fatally shot...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The board of managers for a West Texas school district rocked by a cheating scandal will consider possible replacements for an imprisoned administrator. Leaders of the El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday began interviewing condidates to replace...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army leaders at Fort Bliss say radiation has been detected at a former nuclear weapons bunker and that they're investigating exposure to people on the West Texas post. Military officials said Tuesday that contaminated residue was buried in the 1950s and...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - The funeral has been set for a Central Texas police officer killed in a weekend exchange of gunfire. Killeen police say the funeral for 32-year-old Robert Hornsby will be held Thursday morning at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Burial will follow...
DALLAS (AP) - Medical professionals have raised concerns about eight Dallas County cases of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis. Experts are trying to determine whether the North Texas cases confirmed this week are part of an outbreak that's reached parts of the Midwest. Dozens...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A California man seeking sex with Texas children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to get women online to arrange the encounters. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Jeffrey Todd Howard of Los Angeles...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A small electrical fire has slightly damaged a University of Texas at Austin academic building and left one person with minor injuries. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey says Tuesday morning's evacuation of Painter Hall initially was reported as a hazardous...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a state district judge in Corpus Christi was found dead from a gunshot wound in his chambers. Nueces County Sheriff Jim Kaelin says State District Judge Tom Greenwell was found dead from a gunshot wound Monday night. The newspaper...