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PLANO, Texas (AP) - A Dallas man already serving time for a 2001 slaying has been charged in the 1989 killing of a North Texas woman. Plano police say they linked 48-year-old Temmie Cooley to the cold case using DNA evidence. Cooley was charged Monday in the death of 23-year-old...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - Funeral services are planned for six members of a suburban Houston family at a church not far from the home where they were shot to death last week. The slaying victims are 39-year-old Stephen Stay, his 34-year-old wife Katie and their four youngest children...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrat Wendy Davis says her run for Texas governor has already raised more money han Bill White did in 2010. The Fort Worth state senator Tuesday reported raising $27 million over the past year. Her campaign counts more than 140,000 contributors since her...
BULLARD, Texas (AP) - An East Texas school building designed to look like the Alamo has had its last stand. Bullard Independent School District Superintendent Keith Bryant says the building has fallen into disrepair and is being demolished this week. Bryant says the former...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Seven Texas teachers and school administrators have started training to become the state's first school marshals. The first class of marshals began training Monday in an 80-hour program at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth. They will receive firearms...
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas pharmacist has been sentenced to five years in prison after homeless people were recruited as patients and drugs prescribed for them were resold on the street. Lisa L. Hollier of Sunnyvale was sentenced Monday in Dallas. Hollier was convicted in...
A federal trial over Texas election maps is giving the Obama administration a chance to argue that the Voting Rights Act should still apply to the state - despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling weakening it. The case begins today, though a ruling isn't expected for weeks. At issue...
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - At least five people have been hurt in a nine-vehicle wreck on Interstate 35 in Central Texas. Temple police are trying to determine what sparked the pileup late Sunday afternoon on northbound I-35. Authorities say five people suffered injuries not believed...
FORTH WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth school district audit has deemed more than $2.7 million worth of computer equipment and technology as unnecessary or unused. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the internal audit released in June found that some of the purchases sat idle...