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TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Attorney General's office is suing a Texarkana pawn shop for allegedly charging interest rates as high as 240 percent on car title loans. The lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court names Tri-State Pawn of Texarkana Inc. and the company...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The general manager of a Texas water district says he's disappointed with a U.S, Supreme Court decision that sides with Oklahoma in a water rights dispute. The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the Tarrant Regional Water District's claim that it...
Federal officials are offering low-interest disaster loans to property owners damaged by severe weather and flooding that hit the San Antonio area last month. The Small Business Administration announced the assistance Wednesday for Bexar (BAYR) County property owners hurt by the...
Texas senators have acted quickly on Gov. Rick Perry's call to approve a new punishment for 17-year-olds convicted of capital murder. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee met Wednesday and approved a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment with the possibility of parole for at...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has awarded nearly $7 million to a Southeast Texas couple who sued a self-described psychic over her bogus 2011 tip of mass graves on their land. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/19rG67c ) reported Wednesday that a judge May 7 ruled against Presley "...
Authorities say they've captured the last two of the four teenage offenders who escaped a Central Texas detention center. Killeen police say officers saw the 16- and 17-year-old boys walking Wednesday afternoon and captured them after a short chase. The other two boys, ages 15...
DOBBIN, Texas (AP) - One of two women injured in a house explosion near a Houston-area town has died. A statement posted Thursday afternoon on the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office website says 55-year-old Jennifer Mock had died at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. The...
A federal appeals court judge has refused a request from lawyers for a convicted killer facing execution this week that she take herself off his case because she's biased against him. Elroy Chester is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening for killing a Port Arthur...
A house explosion near a Houston-area town has left an infant and two adult women with life-threatening injuries. In a statement, the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office says the explosion early this morning destroyed the house in Dobbin. The officials say the 8-month-old...