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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...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A woman is taking command of an Air Force basic training unit at a Texas base embroiled in a sex scandal. Col. Deborah Liddick is taking command of the 737th Training Group, bringing a distinctly new face of authority to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man who had more than 70,000 videos and images of child pornography has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. A federal judge in San Antonio on Thursday sentenced 65-year-old Charles Leroy Earl of New Braunfels. Earl in June pleaded guilty to...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest in North Texas has been named bishop of the diocese of Orange, Calif. Pope Benedict XVI on Friday announced the appointment of Fort Worth Bishop Kevin Vann. The 61-year-old Texas priest takes over for Bishop Todd Brown, who is...
RICHLAND, Texas (AP) - A North Texas animal shelter has a 41-pound fat cat named Skinny who needs a home. Officials at the Richardson Animal Shelter are caring for the 5-year-old orange tabby. The stray animal was dropped off at the facility last week. Shelter spokeswoman Noura...