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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Just before he declared Texas' public school finance system unconstitutional, District Judge John Dietz speculated it could take an extra $2,000 per student for the state to fix the problem. He also noted that that would cost Texas an additional $10 billion...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - Rocky Mountain National Park officials say a body found by two people snowshoeing in the park may be that of a missing Texas man. Park officials said Tuesday the body was found against a tree in a thick timbered area, about 100 feet off...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A former district attorney says he can't remember being in possession of any evidence that could have prevented the wrongful murder conviction of a man who spent nearly 25 years in prison as a result. A court of inquiry is examining if Ken Anderson acted...
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) - Police say an Iraq War veteran said he gunned down a former Navy SEAL and his friend at a Texas shooting range because he didn't trust them and thought they would kill him first. Eddie Ray Routh is charged with killing Chris Kyle, author of the best-...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers are moving to make up a $5 billion budget deficit. Analysts from the Legislative Budget Board told the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday that the state is short $5 billion because they did not make enough money available for Medicaid and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown says the radio ads launched by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to persuade California companies to "come check out Texas" are just "a few tricks from a politician" and will not have any substantive effect. Brown responded Monday to the 30-second...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for the husband or boyfriend of a woman who appears to have been killed by someone who repeatedly drove over her body. Police received a call about a body in the parking lot of a northwest Houston park about 3 a.m. Monday. They found a...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A Texas man who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 25 years in his wife's murder says he and his legal team were never informed that investigators knew his then-3-year-old son said he saw someone else beat the woman to death. Michael Morton was...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police documents say the Iraq War veteran charged with killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend on a Texas shooting range told a relative that he "traded his soul for a new truck." An Erath County arrest warrant affidavit obtained by WFAA-TV says...