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CHIRENO, Texas (AP) - An East Texas woman has been recognized for her 80-year unbroken membership in her church. Lilly Stone joined the Chireno United Methodist Church in 1933, when she was 8 years old. Stone was recently awarded a plaque signed by the church's bishop and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro has gotten married. The freshman Democrat from San Antonio said he and fiancee Anna Flores were married in a private ceremony on Saturday that was attended by family members. He says, "Anna and I have had an eventful and very blessed...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The threat of looming flood insurance hikes has many in Galveston worried that they may be forced off the Gulf Coast. Federal law passed last year to eliminate the National Flood Insurance Program's multibillion-dollar shortfall will result in higher...
HOUSTON (AP) - Blanco's Bar and Grill - a bastion of Southern cooking and country-and-western dancing located in the swanky River Oaks area of Houston - is closing after 30 years. After the recent sale of the building, the establishment will close Nov. 30. Co-owner Karin Barnes...
DALLAS (AP) - Hundreds of community members gathered to celebrate renovations at Pike Park in Dallas. A ceremony was held Saturday at the park located north of downtown. City records show that the park served waves of immigrants from Germany, Switzerland and France, in addition...
Comal County - The body of a 26-year-old man who fell into the Guadalupe River Thursday has been recovered. He was swept away after trying to save some equipment during flooding. The Comal County Sheriff's Office, with the help of Canyon Lake Fire/EMS identified Samuel Gene...
Federal officials in Texas have released five immigration protesters who surrendered in September to U.S. authorities at the border with Mexico. The five released Friday evening had crossed the border illegally and surrendered to protest federal immigration policies. Hours...
The founder of a Houston-based software company has agreed to serve one year in prison after admitting to drugging female employees' drinks and assaulting them. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1cyzWRw ) that Henri Morris and prosecutors reached a deal for him to...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - More than a dozen former Texas prison guards have been sentenced over a racketeering and smuggling ring involving drugs and cellphones slipped to inmates. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday finished sentencing 14 former Texas Department of...