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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...
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) - 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...