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San Antonio police say an uninvited guest dressed as fictional serial killer Freddy Krueger shot five people at a Halloween party. Sgt. Jesse Salame (SAHL'-uh-may) says the partygoers who were wounded in the shooting early Sunday were all treated and released from hospitals...
After granting parole to a North Texas man who pleaded guilty to causing the death of his 1-month-old son, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles reversed its decision. The board approved John Paul Webb for release on Sept. 27, but reversed course Friday. Webb pleaded guilty in...
An El Paso center for sexual assault victims says about 15 victims have told them they were turned away while seeking a rape kit exam at a local hospital, but hospital officials say they're simply providing victims with the option of going to hospitals better equipped for such...
The commissioner of the state's Department of Family and Protective Services has proposed giving $12,000 raises to each Child Protective Services caseworker, supervisor and administrator. The raises are part of a plan Commissioner Hank Whitman submitted to lawmakers late...
A 55-year-old San Antonio-area man has been charged with electioneering for refusing to reverse a T-shirt bearing the words "Basket of Deplorables" that he wore at an early voting polling place. Brett Mauthe was arrested Monday in Bulverde, about 25 miles north of San Antonio...
An analysis for The Associated Press shows large population hubs in Texas will see sharp increases in premiums under the federal health exchange, but the sting won't be felt as deeply in some more rural settings. Meanwhile, Oklahoma is among five states that will have only one...
Exactly who will nominate the next Supreme Court justice is proving to be a leading factor for Texas voters as they make their choices in the upcoming presidential election, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune statewide poll. As a result, Texas voters...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.06 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents more than last week and eleven cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding parents, drivers and children that Halloween can be fun without sacrificing safety. Adults and kids can avoid a variety of potential dangers by adhering to basic safety practices and using extra caution in areas where...