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The Coast Guard and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are hunting for a fisherman overdue from a fishing expedition in San Antonio Bay. The Coast Guard said in a statement released late Saturday the missing man is 62-year-old Joseph Ames. The guard says he has gray hair...
Officials say Houston's top prosecutor Mike Anderson has died after battling cancer. He was 57. Joe Stinebaker, a spokesman for Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, said officials were informed that the Harris County District Attorney had died on Friday evening. No information was...
KATY, Texas (AP) -Police suspect dogs attacked and killed a 96-year-old man in the backyard of his suburban Houston home. Juan Campos' grandson found his body on Friday. Harris County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ben Beall says Juan Campos had injuries consistent with dog bites on...
The West Trojans have kicked off their first season of football since a local fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 people and transformed the lives of everyone in the small Texas community. Thursday night's season opener is being played on a field that served as a triage...
A state audit has found that the Texas Education Agency is unable to detect widespread cheating on the state's school accountability system. The El Paso Times reports the audit report is to be released Friday. The report, of which it received an advance copy, says state...
State transportation officials are backing off an effort to shift the burden for maintaining urban highways to local governments in a bid to save upward of $165 million. The Texas Transportation Commission heard testimony Thursday on an initiative to have cities and counties...
A West Texas jury has sentenced a San Antonio trucker to 25 years in prison for beating a woman to death. The Lubbock County jury deliberated 41/2 hours Thursday before sentencing Kenneth Ray Dunn for the fatal beating of Stephanie Williams of Dallas. Jurors had deliberated...
The wife of rock musician Ted Nugent has been arrested after a handgun was found in her carry-on luggage at an airport security checkpoint. Police confirmed Friday that 51-year-old Shemane Ann Nugent was taken into custody at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. An incident...
A jury has awarded $32 million to the family of a Southeast Texas couple involved in a deadly crash with a Domino's Pizza delivery driver. The Jefferson County jury concluded the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain was partially responsible for the death of 65-year-old Ruth Christopher...