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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Jurors will soon begin deciding the fate of a Houston man convicted of capital murder for a bystander's death during a shooting rampage outside a Texas courthouse last year. Closing arguments in the punishment phase of Bartholomew Granger's trial are set...
The Texas Senate unanimously approved changes to vehicle inspections Tuesday but it's not what you might think. The only thing going away is the sticker. Under the bill, indiviuals will still have to get their car inspected before it can be registered. The difference is that the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City-based pipeline operator has agreed to a $7 billion merger with an affiliated company. Inergy L.P. agreed Monday to the merger with Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. The buyout involves a series of cash-and-stock transactions...
Texas’ vehicle inspection stickers would become a thing of the past under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the state Senate. But there’s a catch: Vehicles still would have to be inspected before they could be registered with the state, and diesel vehicles would, for...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is scheduled to discuss security and trade matters with local law enforcement and business officials in Rio Grande City. The second-ranking Republican senator's visit Monday comes as Congress grapples with comprehensive...
GALVESTON -- Authorities are investigating a suspicious package that was found by a mailman at an apartment complex in Galveston. Galveston police said a mailman was checking the outgoing mail at the Aston Place Apartments Monday afternoon when he found a suspicious package...
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Sen. Charles Schumer says the ability for making an untraceable and undetectable gun with a 3D printer is "stomach-churning." The senator on Sunday displayed a photo of a plastic gun made by a Texas company using the 3D printer technology. He said the...
A D.C. private school teacher accused of producing child pornography who was captured after a year on the FBI's 10 most-wanted list spent part of his time on the run in Texas, according to a new newspaper account. The Washington Post ( http://wapo.st/10C2ssX ) reports Eric Toth...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency officials say a 9-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a burning home in San Antonio. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the fire Sunday morning. A medical examiner has identified the victim as Ryan Rios. A spokesman for the...