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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal agency says it will protect six species of aquatic invertebrates native to West Texas as endangered and is designating 450 acres of land as critical habitat for these species The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that four species of...
DALLAS (AP) - Police in North Texas say two men have been shot and killed following a confrontation at a gas station. Dallas police say the shooting occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the northwest part of the city. A gunman shot 28-year-old Vincente Flores and 30-year-old Osmia...
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a father and son were shot to death when an armed trio accosted them at their suburban Houston home. Investigators say 49-year-old Mario DeSantiago and 21-year-old Leobardo DeSantiago were returning home about 1 a.m. Saturday when they were...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Will he or won't he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters Monday to San Antonio and the largest Caterpillar equipment dealership in the country to announce "exciting future plans." The longest-serving governor in Texas history should reveal if he...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas county that's seen the number of child abuse cases more than double in recent years has launched an investigative unit to tamp down the problem. The Cameron County district attorney's office launched the unit July 1 and it features two...
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - South Texas officials intend to raise $2.5 million by selling 600 acres of a dry salt lake that borders the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. The La Sal Vieja lake in Willacy County has been a valuable resource for people dating to 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...