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An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate. Austin attorney David Botsford said Friday that Perry's defense team will attack the constitutionality of the...
Former colleagues of the Texas-trained doctor who contracted Ebola say they're raising funds to help him and his family replace the household items they were forced to leave behind in West Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly, who worked as a medical missionary in Liberia, was discharged...
A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been convicted of manslaughter for the hit-run death of a 6-year-old boy run down last year while walking with his mother and baby sister to a store to get candy. Tammy Lowe faces up to 20 years in prison. Evidence showed she ran...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Beaumont preacher known as the "Pistol Packing Pastor" will have to surrender his concealed handgun licenses after taking a plea deal on a marijuana charge. The Beaumont Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/1z4vCTU ) James Arthur McAbee pleaded no contest...
It is a shared pain that brings two mothers together. For Regina Davis and Tamara O’Neal it’s been five months, and it still hurts. “Some days are better than others, but every day [it hurts]” O’Neal said. They are both mothers to two victims of the crash at Austin's South by...
This video player must be at least 300x170 pixels in order to operate. Several types of peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled by manufacturers according to a notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , including some from high end supermarkets Whole Foods...
Wendy Davis had little to say about the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry during a Dallas visit Wednesday. She repeated her confidence in the judicial system and declined to criticize Perry or repeat other Texas Democrats’ calls that he should resign. “These are serious charges,”...
A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses. David Barajas is on trial in the 2012 shooting death of Jose Banda. He is accused of shooting...
A new survey finds just 52 percent of teachers in Texas feel like their schools and districts make efforts to reduce the amount of routine paperwork required. The Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Texas survey was commissioned by state lawmakers. According to the...