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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The blizzard that hammered the nation's midsection broke a 120-year-old record in Amarillo for one-day snowfall in February with 19.1 inches. National Weather Service meteorologist Krissy Scotten in Amarillo says the snowfall total Monday bested a record...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former aides to President Barack Obama are launching efforts to make Democrats competitive in reliably Republican-voting Texas. The push, called "Battleground Texas," kicks off Tuesday. Spearheading the project are top organizers behind Obama's re-election...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Emergency personnel in Southeast Texas have discovered a body in a burning trash bin. Beaumont Fire-Rescue officials say the body was found early Tuesday as firefighters answered a call about a blaze near a business. Authorities had no immediate...
CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) - Four state park areas covering nearly 48,000 acres of forests and canyons remain closed because Texas park officials don't have the money to develop them. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department hasn't gotten money to develop new parks for a decade...
A Fort Worth state representative wants to ban confidentiality agreements in legal settlements involving a public official or taxpayer money. State Rep. Lon Burnam's proposal comes weeks after a former prosecutor's sexual harassment allegations against Tarrant County District...
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities in Dallas say a fired tracer round may have sparked a four-alarm fire at a gun range near Love Field airport. The fire Sunday afternoon forced a full evacuation at the DFW Gun Club and Training Center. Dallas Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says fire...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A winter storm blanketing the central Plains has dumped several inches of snow and shut down roads throughout West Texas and the Panhandle. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for all of Monday in much of the region. It forecasts as much...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas jury has acquitted a Fort Bliss soldier charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two fellow soldiers during an argument outside a bar. Jurors in El Paso on Thursday acquitted Spec. Tyrone Head. The defense said Head fired into the air...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas couple who ran a medical equipment company and an ex-worker have pleaded guilty in an $11 million health care fraud investigation. Prosecutors say RGV DME owner Marcello Herrera, his wife Carla Cantu Herrera and Ramon De La Garza pleaded...