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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...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The iconic "Victory or Death" letter from the commander of the Alamo is returning for the first time since it was carried away on horseback at the start of the famous siege in 1836. Texas state troopers will escort the historic letter from Austin to San...
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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A state Senate education panel is to discuss sweeping legislation to expand charter schools in Texas. State Sen. Dan Patrick filed Senate Bill 2 was filed this week, and the Senate Education Committee the Houston Republican chairs will review it Thursday...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The tributes continue for two firefighters killed in a weekend Central Texas blaze with the first of two scheduled funerals. Funeral for Bryan Fire Lt. Eric Wallace, 36, is scheduled for Thursday morning at the First Baptist Church of Bryan, with...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is expected to take up a supplemental spending bill to close a $4 billion budget deficit. Texas lawmakers in 2011 passed a budget that did not set aside enough money to pay for Medicaid, the health care program for the poor and disabled. That...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A military judge in South Texas has dismissed a sexual misconduct case against an Air Force trainer because evidence wrongly was taken from his stolen cellphone. Prosecutors at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland have until Friday to appeal in the case of Tech...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University officials are investigating a bomb threat at Kyle Field that prompted officials to issue a "Code Maroon" safety advisory and close the stadium and nearby buildings. An A&M statement Wednesday says the football stadium...