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HOUSTON (AP) - A civil rights organization says a South Texas school district has reversed course and will allow a photo of a transgender student in a tuxedo to appear in the teen's high school yearbook. The Southern Poverty Law Center says that after a Friday afternoon meeting...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's environmental agency says it will ask federal prosecutors to investigate the killing of a jaguar by a man who posted photos of the dead animal on Facebook. The agency said in a statement released Friday that the man also posted photographs of the...
DALLAS (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Dallas vice detective has been accused of passing unauthorized tips about police raids and investigations into prostitution. The U.S. attorney's office says Jose Luis Bedoy was arrested Friday on a four-count indictment. It accuses him of...
Court documents indicate a deadly shooting at a house party in suburban Houston that left two teenagers dead and 19 hurt might not have started as a result of celebratory gunfire. Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia had said Saturday's shooting began when someone fired a pistol...
A West Texas couple and their son have died in the fiery crash of their single-engine plane while trying to land in Amarillo during fog. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident early Monday killed William Michael Capt, his wife Robin Lea Capt and their 19-year-...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says if he weren't a Virginian he'd "probably want to be a Texan." Swearing in new Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht in Austin on Monday, Scalia said, "I do fit right in here." That came in response to Gov. Rick Perry, who...
A Dallas grand jury has indicted a former teacher and Dallas Mavericks dancer for capital murder in the deaths of two people. An indictment returned last week accuses Erbie Bowser of killing his estranged wife, Zina Bowser, and her daughter, Neima Williams, on August 7. Police...
A grand jury has indicted a former North Texas police officer on a charge of manslaughter for firing 41 times at a fleeing suspect who died from the gunshots. The Dallas County grand jury indicted 33-year-old Patrick Tuter on Monday. He was working as a Garland officer in August...
A Texas woman is among a team of wounded U.S. service members in London this week for a publicity tour before starting a fundraising race to the South Pole with Britain's Prince Harry. The U.S. team is organized by the Colorado group Soldiers to Summits. Director Jason Eckman...