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LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - A rookie East Texas sheriff's deputy has delivered a baby when a couple's drive to the hospital during storms was halted by a tree blocking a road. Tasha and Cody Rogers of Lufkin named their daughter Chloe Amanda - partly for Angelina County Sheriff's...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have confiscated more than 18,000 marijuana plants in Central Texas after a group of deer hunters stumbled into them. Madison County Sheriff Travis Neely says a group of hunters were setting up deer blinds when they discovered the plants on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Plans for a new university in the Rio Grande Valley are set to be unveiled. A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry in June creates a new University of Texas institution by merging the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas at...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas authorities have identified a Fort Hood soldier as the gunman who killed a police officer during an exchange of gunfire. Killeen police said Tuesday that 24-year-old Dustin Cole was armed with an AK-47 assault weapon when he fatally shot...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The board of managers for a West Texas school district rocked by a cheating scandal will consider possible replacements for an imprisoned administrator. Leaders of the El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday began interviewing condidates to replace...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army leaders at Fort Bliss say radiation has been detected at a former nuclear weapons bunker and that they're investigating exposure to people on the West Texas post. Military officials said Tuesday that contaminated residue was buried in the 1950s and...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - The funeral has been set for a Central Texas police officer killed in a weekend exchange of gunfire. Killeen police say the funeral for 32-year-old Robert Hornsby will be held Thursday morning at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Burial will follow...
DALLAS (AP) - Medical professionals have raised concerns about eight Dallas County cases of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis. Experts are trying to determine whether the North Texas cases confirmed this week are part of an outbreak that's reached parts of the Midwest. Dozens...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining North Texas prairie untouched by a plow. Jarid Manos has been leading an effort to buy from the state agency the 2,000 acres of prairie...