Texas News

(Information in the following story is from: The Dallas Morning News, http://www.dallasnews.com . Not for use online in Dallas market.) DALLAS (AP) - Four groups seeking to open charter schools in Texas turned in applications last year that had sections copied from other...
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - High winds from a strong thunderstorm struck the Central Texas town of Temple, leaving trees uprooted and part of an apartment complex's roof peeled off. A news release from the town Sunday says no one was injured as a result of the storm that moved through...
DALLAS (AP) -The boards of American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and US Airways have pushed back meeting on plans to consider a final merger, Associated Press sources say. A source close to the matter says the AMR board wants to meet in person, and that the US Airways board would...
The teenager accused of stabbing an East Texas high teacher to death in 2009 has been committed to a state hospital for one more year. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that the commitment hearing in district court took place Friday morning. Judge Christi Kennedy found the...
MIDLOTHIAN, Texas (AP) - Police have released details about the 200-mile procession planned for a former Navy SEAL sniper who was killed at a Texas shooting range. In a news release Saturday, Midlothian Police Chief Carl Smith said the procession for Chris Kyle will begin at...
LA PORTE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say one person has been killed and another seriously injured after a gas plant explosion in southeast Texas. The Houston Chronicle reports that one employee was flown to a hospital after the incident Saturday morning in La Porte, 25 miles...
A Baptist church in the Texas Panhandle plans to host a concealed handgun class as a community service because there is so much interest in self-defense and protecting families. The Reverend Brad Foster of Calvary Baptist Church in Dumas told the Amarillo Globe-News in Saturday'...
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) - Police say a cellphone seized from the home of an Iraq War veteran accused of killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend may contain pictures of him with the victims before their deaths at a Texas shooting range. Documents released Thursday by...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is planning a trip to California to recruit businesses to relocate to Texas. Perry is flying to the West Coast on Sunday after airing radio across the state this week declaring that California is a difficult place to operate a business...