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KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas police say a person detained after the fatal shooting of a Fort Hood soldier during a fight has been released with no charges filed. Killeen police on Tuesday announced prosecutors have reviewed the Oct. 4 case involving shots fired outside a...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Air Force has expanded its response to a sex scandal at a Texas training facility by setting up a 24-hour hotline for reporting alleged misconduct. Gen. Edward Rice Jr. on Monday sent an email to thousands of current and former airmen who trained at Joint...
DALLAS (AP) - Former Secretary of State James Baker is to receive the Medal of Freedom from the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University. The medal will be awarded at a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU campus. Baker is the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas transportation officials have begun a study into whether high-speed rail from Oklahoma City to San Antonio could relieve traffic congestion on Interstate 35. The two-year study will explore the best options for passenger rail development to serve...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Police in East Texas are investigating at least two cases in which a woman flashed a badge, lied about being an officer and robbed someone. Tyler police have appealed to the public for help in identifying the suspect, who was not in uniform. Police say the...
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Investigators in Central Texas want to know if bones dug up from a vacant lot are human remains from the 1960s. Bryan police on Monday announced the criminal investigation and the excavation. No information was released on how police late last week learned...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman sentenced to life in prison for the fatal beating of her 3-year-old daughter could get another 99 years for not protecting the girl. Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in El Paso in the penalty phase for Yara Belen Perez on an injury...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The sentencing of the convicted killer of a North Texas pastor in his church is close to going to the jury. Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the sentencing of Steven Lawayne Nelson after defense attorneys neared resting their case. Defense...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say a 65-year-old South Texas man has died after being attacked by bees while mowing his lawn. A funeral has been scheduled Monday in San Antonio for Juan Urrutia. Family members say Urrutia last Thursday and his brother were mowing the yard in...