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Two teenagers have been charged in the slaying of a 69-year-old Central Texas man whose body was found at his home in Canyon Lake. The Comal (KOH'-mal) County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Austin Byrom and 18-year-old Skyler Burghart were being held Sunday on murder charges...
Frustration is building in the town where an April fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people, injured hundreds more and caused $100-plus million in damages. Residents of West desperate for cash to rebuild their lives have seen a foundation overseeing disaster relief collect...
Austin is a city on a winning streak, amid twin booms in economic and population growth. But The Austin American Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/1i7vz37 ) that the city's success is also making it more expensive. So much so that some longtime residents and recent transplants...
An alliance of 10 major business trade groups is supporting traditional Republicans in upcoming Texas GOP primaries, hoping to counter the outsized influence of anti-government and tea party forces. The Dallas Morning News reports (http://dallasne.ws/Kt23cH ) that the Texas...
In the second largest state, with the second biggest population, money makes the politician. The latest filing period for campaign finance reports ended New Year's Eve. Over the next 10 days, candidates will reveal how much they've spent so far, and more importantly, how much...
Dallas police have detained an 11-year-old girl after a sleeping woman was stabbed nine times while in the family's home. Police spokeswoman Monica Cordova says Saturday's attack involved family violence. Police declined to release the relationship between the girl and the 41-...
Two teenagers who police say killed a Canyon Lake man on New Year’s Day were arrested Friday night near a motel in Corpus Christi. Austin Myles Byrom, 19, and his fiancée, Skyler Katherine Burghart, 18, are suspects in the death of Byrom’s grandfather, James Carrol Spencer, 69,...
AZLE, Texas (AP) - Many residents left a town hall meeting about a series of minor earthquakes in North Texas frustrated, saying their questions and concerns were left unaddressed by officials. Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter hosted Thursday's meeting at Azle High...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man accused of committing 11 armed robberies in the San Antonio area during a nearly monthlong spree. The San Antonio Express-News reports that police say 28-year-old Curtis Joseph Wisniewski robbed restaurants, cellphone stores and...