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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...
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise. The female Texas cooter arrived June 18 and will go on display Thursday at the zoo's Friedrich Aquarium. Zoo spokeswoman Debbie Rios-Vanskike (van SKYKE') said Wednesday that...
A 13-year-old North Texas boy faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 5-year-old boy hit in the head multiple times. Fort Worth police say the teen was arrested Thursday in the death of Sida Osman. The teen's name is being withheld because he's a juvenile. His case is in...
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://...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Kimberly McCarthy received lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 1997 slaying of her 71-year-old neighbor near Dallas. She's the first woman put to...
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...