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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...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for leading a ring that smuggled marijuana to Houston in a load of charcoal. A federal judge in McAllen on Tuesday sentenced 59-year-old Eduardo Ramirez of Rio Grande City. A jury convicted...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former prostitute in Houston has teamed up with law enforcement and the courts to reform women who are jailed with long histories of prostitution. Kathryn Griffin Grinan's We've Been There Done That program has been successfully helping some of these women for...
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Texas man has died after being pulled from the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle. Bystanders pulled 74-year-old Phil Norris Long of Richardson, Texas, from the waters off Panama City Beach on Tuesday afternoon. They attempted to revive...
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas' highest criminal court has denied a request to block a Dallas County woman's execution this week. Kimberly McCarthy's execution would be the 500th in Texas since the state resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1982. She contends black jurors were...
EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) - Authorities say they've apprehended an escaped convict in South Texas who was part of a massive prison break last year in Mexico. U.S. marshals said late Monday they were acting on a tip when they found 24-year-old Gustavo Rodriguez Costilla hiding in a...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A 14-year-old West Texas boy is dead after he ran into a bull statue on the Texas Tech University campus and impaled himself on one of its horns. University spokesman Chris Cook says Miguel Martinez impaled himself while playing hide-and-seek with friends...