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HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Mayor Annise Parker, a lesbian whose partner held a family Bible for her in 2010 when she was sworn in, welcomes a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, but says the "fight is not over." Parker's election in 2009 made Houston the largest U.S. city...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Border Patrol agents in South Texas have found the bodies of two suspected immigrants in recent days. The agency's Rio Grande Valley sector said Wednesday that agents had also rescued 15 people, including 13 found locked inside a trailer at the highway...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials say the West Texas base will lose 750 soldiers as part of a massive restructuring announced this week by the U.S. Army. Maj. Joe Buccino said Wednesday that despite the drop in personnel, once restructuring is completed by 2019 the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texan linked to a sex trafficking ring in which a woman was branded with a panther image to mark her as property must serve 61/2 more years in prison. A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday sentenced 43-year-old Andre McDaniels for witness tampering. McDaniels...
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...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a highway worker has died in a hit-and-run accident in West Texas. El Paso police are looking for the person driving a vehicle that struck the 41-year-old victim Tuesday afternoon along U.S. 54. The worker was dead at the scene. The Texas...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Zoo has announced the birth of a two-headed turtle that's been named Thelma and Louise. Zoo officials on Tuesday said the Texas cooter was born June 18. The unusual turtle will go on display Thursday at the zoo's Friedrich Aquarium. Experts say...
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Volunteers will rebuild a North Texas woman's home destroyed by a tornado last month. Olga Hernandez is a single mother of four who lost her Granbury home to a tornado that hit her Rancho Brazos neighborhood last month. Volunteers will begin reconstruction...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials plan to detail how a massive U.S. Army restructuring will affect the West Texas Army post. The Army has announced that Fort Bliss and Fort Hood each will lose a 4,000-soldier brigade as part of massive U.S. Army restructuring, but...