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DALLAS (AP) - A group of mayors says the nation's cities are poised to add millions of jobs, but can only do so much without the help of a gridlocked Congress. The U.S. Conference of Mayors met Monday in Dallas. Mayor Mike Rawlings and mayors from Philadelphia, Baltimore and two...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's police chief says he has asked the FBI to help investigate the fatal shooting of a wheelchair-bound double amputee by an officer at a group home. Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland also asked the community Monday to "reserve judgment" after the...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Police say a station wagon stopped at a late-night driver's license checkpoint in Corpus Christi was full of surprises. According to a Corpus Christi police statement, the first surprise in the midnight Sunday stop was finding a 14-year-old girl at...
HOUSTON (AP) - Federal authorities have arrested two government employees who allegedly participated in a passport fraud conspiracy that provided the travel documents to non-citizens. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Nyle Churchwell, a passport office adjudications manager, and...
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) - With a Central Texas highway soon to adopt the nation's fastest speed limit, business leaders in one town along the way have high hopes. The new stretch of Texas Highway 130 runs several miles east of the increasingly crowded Interstate 35 corridor...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A beer truck crash in San Antonio sent dozens of cases crashing onto a highway ramp and delayed traffic for hours. A tractor-trailer flipped at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday on the Interstate 35 ramp leading to Interstate 10. The truck was carrying cases of Bud...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Police say a Central Texas woman accused of setting her garage on fire after lying about a masked man trying to attack her remains too badly injured to be arrested. Jennifer Matthews first told authorities she was set on fire in March 2010 by an unknown man...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A fifth Air Force training instructor charged in the sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base is going on trial. Staff Sgt. Jason Manko begins his court martial Monday in a Lackland military courtroom. He is accused of sexual misconduct and trying to start a...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is hosting a golf tournament for wounded members of the U.S. military. The two-day Warrior Open golf tournament kicks off Monday morning in the Dallas suburb of Irving. Bush is expected to give brief remarks as the tournament...