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Authorities have identified a San Antonio woman who was kidnapped earlier this week and killed by the man investigators say took her from her home. The San Antonio Express-News reports (http://bit.ly/125dSI9) Yvette Ramos was fatally shot Tuesday by her kidnapper as she tried to...
Police say the seizure of about 2,000 pounds of marijuana has led investigators to an unusual find: an underground drug bunker built beneath the foundation of a South Texas home. The Monitor of McAllen reports (http://bit.ly/14S0OYl ) that the bunker was discovered Wednesday...
Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman is donating a fire truck to the Central Texas town of West, which was devastated by an April fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people and injured more than 200. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/17UzRt9) the...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Southeast Texas police say no injuries were reported after several cars from a train derailed in downtown Beaumont. Officials say the derailment happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The rail cars were carrying grain and a large amount spilled in the area...
HOUSTON (AP) - Texans are being given the chance to name the full-sized space shuttle replica that will be displayed at Johnson Space Center's official visitor center in Houston. The visitor center, Space Center Houston, is running its "Name the Shuttle" contest through Labor...
A Texas agency says Playboy has 45 days to remove a neon-lit 40-foot high sculpture of the magazine's iconic bunny logo from a West Texas road. The Texas Department of Transportation ordered the removal of the sign, called "Playboy Marfa," because Playboy does not have a license...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A top Air Force training commander says he's retiring after leading the response to the scandal over sexual misconduct by Air Force trainers. Gen. Edward Rice Jr. has headed the San Antonio-based Air Education and Training Command since November 2010. In a...
QUITMAN, Texas (AP) - Two people are dead and a 12-year-old boy is hospitalized after two boats collided on an East Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says the crash happened around sunset Monday night on Lake Fork near Quitman, about 70 miles east of Dallas...
HOUSTON (AP) - Four Texas parole officers are accused of taking bribes to let former inmates under their supervision leave the state to sell drugs. The four officers were caught levying what a federal indictment calls a "tax" on parolees. A tip from state Sen. John Whitmire led...