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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A 14-year-old West Texas boy is dead after he ran into a bull statue on the Texas Tech University campus and impaled himself on one of its horns. University spokesman Chris Cook says Miguel Martinez impaled himself while playing hide-and-seek with friends...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas is approaching a grim milestone: It will soon execute the 500th prisoner since the death penality resumed in the United States. Barring a reprieve, Kimberly McCarthy will be executed by lethal injection on Wednesday night for the killing of her...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police in Fort Worth say they killed a man who was stabbing a woman when they arrived at a local apartment building. A police spokesman says that officers heard cries for help inside an apartment at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning. They arrived to find the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas death row inmate facing lethal injection this summer for the 2000 fatal beating of his girlfriend's son has had his execution delayed. The El Paso Times (http://bit.ly/175tJdP ) reported Monday that a judge has pushed back the July 10 execution date...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans in the Texas House have passed one of the nation's toughest packages of abortion restrictions. Democrats stalled the vote as long as possible Monday, the second to last day of the special legislative session. The proposed bill would ban abortions...
DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. attorney's office in Dallas is hosting a meeting with members of a delegation from Mexico shaping changes to the country's judicial system. The meeting between prosecutors, judges and delegation members starts Monday morning. U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldana's...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A New Mexico man convicted of mailing threatening letters laced with powder to dozens of financial institutions nationwide has lost his attempt to avoid paying $87,734 to reimburse emergency response costs. Richard Leon Goyette's motion for a new hearing...
CHAPPELL HILL, Texas (AP) - Two people have been killed in a weekend fire that consumed a home in Southeast Texas. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 53-year-old Jeanette M. Laster and her boyfriend, 50-year-old David Michael Wright, died in the blaze in...
NAVASOTA, Texas (AP) - Authorities are investigating the crash of a glider that left the pilot injured. The crash Saturday at about 6:30 p.m. occurred near Navasota Municipal Airport in Grimes County, about 70 miles northwest of Houston. The Texas Department of Public Safety...