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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...
What a difference a failed presidential campaign can make. When Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State speech last week, what he didn't say was as remarkable as what he did. By Perry standards, it was almost moderate. Missing were mentions of abortion, immigration or even...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature is in session, which means there's a lot of talk about guns. From gun rights to guns in schools to telling the feds to keep their hands off Texans' weapons, there's no shortage of support in the Capitol for the right to bear arms. Some...