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Turning aside a flurry of Democratic amendments, the Texas House gave initial approval Friday to legislation that would allow those with a concealed handgun license to openly carry a holstered weapon in Texas. Final approval of House Bill 910 is expected Monday after Friday’s 96...
DALLAS — A two-month-old boy was killed by his family's pet pitbull Sunday afternoon, police said. Just before 5 p.m., the boy was inside the family's house on the 6800 block of Beechnut Street in Dallas with his father when the father went outside to turn on the sprinklers,...
Almost a century after a World War I soldier abandoned his dog tag following his return home to Texas, it was discovered nearly a foot underground by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector. George Middleton found the dog tag in the small East Texas town of Murchison...
Authorities say San Antonio's mayor was not hurt but four others were injured during a traffic accident. KENS-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1DYgkGy ) Mayor Ivy Taylor was a passenger in a city vehicle that collided with a convertible at an intersection Saturday afternoon. San...
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, experts said, but they say it will take a lot of work and a lot of money. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico's border with the United States. The arrested leader was identified as Jose Tiburcio Hernandez...
A Texas veterinarian has been fired from her job and authorities are looking into whether animal cruelty charges should be pursued against her after she's shown in a Facebook posting holding a feral cat she says she killed with a bow and arrow. Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes...
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas moved closer Friday to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House. The 96-35 preliminary vote in favor of the measure sets up a final vote expected next week. The...
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.2 percent in March for the seventh straight month of declines. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced the figure is down slightly from February unemployment of 4.3 percent. The nationwide jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March...