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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...
A fired North Texas police officer accused of protecting an alleged drug dealer and helping sell anabolic steroids to department personnel has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Ex-Arlington police officer Thomas Kantzos is facing one count of exceeding authorized access to...
DALLAS (AP) - The Texas Department of Public Safety has referred to the Dallas County prosecutors the case of a deadly casino bus crash that troopers blamed on the driver. The DPS concluded two months ago that the April 11 crash on Texas 161 in Irving was the fault of driver...
HICO, Texas (AP) - Law enforcement officers from across the state converged by the hundreds on a small Central Texas town to pay tribute to a deputy cut down in the line of duty. They joined friends, family and admirers in the football stadium in Hico (HYE'-koh) to mourn Hood...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been arrested after a 10-year-old boy and two women, one of whom was about eight months pregnant, were found shot to death at a Fort Worth home. Police say 22-year-old Amos Wells was charged Tuesday with capital murder. Bond was set...