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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The manager of the electric grid serving most of Texas says it's ready to meet the electric power demands expected in the upcoming autumn and winter. Warren Lasher is the director of system planning for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. He says...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former top El Paso County official has pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy count as part of an ongoing federal investigation into public corruption in the West Texas county. Former El Paso County Judge Anthony Cobos entered his plea Tuesday before U...
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - An East Texas town has had two earthquakes nearby in one day but no reports of anyone hurt or significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says both quakes happened Monday near Timpson. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday had no overnight...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is beginning a two-day tour of the lower Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security. The freshman Texas Republican senator also will continue his campaign to press Congress to defund programs...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say they and the Harris County District Attorney's Office are investigating the police killing of an unidentified armed man. A police statement issued Monday says two officers responded Sunday night to a report of a disturbance with a gun in an...
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas authorities say they dialed a man's boss for assistance in persuading his employee to end a 70-mile high-speed chase. Police say Lionel Rodriguez took off when officers stopped him for a traffic violation in Willis, 45 miles north of Houston. They say...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Two people have been killed after their car hit a concrete barrier in suburban Dallas and erupted in flames. A passerby reported the crash to police early Sunday. Arlington police say the car hit a concrete barrier on East I-30. The vehicle apparently...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a man has been shot and killed after a fight over money. Police say the argument erupted Saturday evening in a Dallas apartment building. A man accused several people of taking his money. When the fight escalated, a security officer threatened to...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Supreme Court will not hear a case about Galveston's parking fees, allowing the city to continue with its new revenue-generating policy. The court rejected on Friday the suit brought by Greg Roof, whose previous lawsuit delayed for nearly 10...