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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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The dollar figures at issue in the David Dewhurst Senate campaign fund embezzlement case continue to grow - and so does the investigation of the allegations. Documents Dewhurst's attorneys recently submitted to the Federal Election Commission accuse Kenneth...
GEOGRETOWN, Texas (AP) - A juror who helped wrongfully convict a Texas man for murder says he wishes he would have had an opportunity to see more evidence during the trial. Michael Morton served nearly 25 years in prison for killing his wife Christine, but was freed on DNA...
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...