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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...
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - There are brothers in arms, bands of brothers and now Noah, Sumner and Cole Ogrydziak (oh-GREE'-zee-ack). The three Texas brothers began cadet training together at West Point this week. For one of the few times in its long history, the U.S. Military...
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...
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...