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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The defense considers whether to produce more evidence as the capital murder trial of North Texas man moves closer to being handed to the jury. Testimony resumes Monday in state district court in Fort Worth after Steven Lawayne Nelson testified in his...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A man is dead after a car chase ended in an exchange of gunfire with police in a Houston suburb. Police identified the man as 45-year-old Frederick Wayne Grayson. Police Lt. Eric Freed says the shooting happened just before 11 a.m. Thursday after a police...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A school bus plunged about 15 feet from a Texas expressway overpass to the doorstep of a hotel below, miraculously causing only non-life-threatening injuries to the child and two adults aboard. The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 37 at...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Nearly three dozen states have failed to meet conditions of a 2006 federal law that requires them to take part in a nationwide program to track sex offenders, including five states that have given up on the effort entirely. The states stand to lose millions...
HOUSTON (AP) - A naturalized U.S. citizen accused of illicitly obtaining military technology for Russia may learn if he will be allowed out of jail before trial. U.S. authorities arrested Alexander Fishenko and seven others earlier this week. Hearings begin Friday in federal...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso School District superintendent is scheduled for sentencing at a federal court for his participation in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes testing scores by getting rid of students who would likely fail those tests. Lorenzo Garcia...
It's a new Battle of the Alamo, with one Texas agency mounting pressure on another to loan out one of the state's most sacred texts for display at "the shrine of Texas independence." The General Land Office is pressing the State Library and Archives Commission to loan the "...
A Border Patrol agent who was wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border has been released from the hospital. The agent underwent surgery after he and two other agents were attacked Tuesday in a rugged hilly area about five miles north of the border. They were responding...
An immigrant from Kazakhstan and others accused of scheming to send controlled military technology to Russia are expected to appear in court. An indictment alleges Alexander Fishenko and 10 others sold cutting-edge microelectronics that could be used in Russian weapons systems...