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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is signing into law a bill ensuring that restaurants and food stores must allow service dogs, including those for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Already approved by the state Legislature, the measure limits how much...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Whole Foods Market Inc. is disputing claims from two employees at one of its Albuquerque stores, who say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn't speak Spanish to each other while on the job. Bryan Baldizan says he...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The three surviving children of a Mexican woman who lawyers say was wrongly deported and later killed in Mexico by her abusive ex-boyfriend are suing the U.S. government. Lawyers from Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid and the South Texas Civil Rights Project...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal report blames a woman's death last year in a northeast Texas state mental hospital on unnecessary restraints and poor medical care. The U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that Ann Simmons died in Terrell State Hospital in February...
HOUSTON (AP) - A suspect in a Houston-area college campus shooting is back in custody after he was declared a fugitive when he failed to appear at a scheduled court appearance. Harris County sheriff's spokesman Alan Bernstein says Trey Foster turned himself in Thursday evening...
HOUSTON (AP) - The memorial for four Houston firefighters killed battling a hotel blaze ended with the mournful sound of bagpipes. Thousands attended Wednesday's service at Reliant Stadium, where Gov. Rick Perry, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, family members and other firefighters...
HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in the trial of an ex-Houston police officer accused of taking part in the 2010 videotaped beating of a black teenage burglary suspect have rested their case. Police Chief Charles McClelland Jr. was the last prosecution witness Wednesday in the trial...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state's top water planners say lawmakers overhauled the Texas Water Development Board, in the process firing them, without seeking their input or offering them a chance to save their jobs. The agency's executive director, Melanie Callahan, and board...
HOUSTON (AP) - A suspect in a Houston-area college campus shooting has been declared a fugitive after he failed to appear at a scheduled court appearance. A bench warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Trey Foster's arrest. Harris County sheriff's spokeswoman Christina Garza...