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FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials say they will make an important announcement regarding the future of the West Texas Army base, the nation's largest installation by land area. Fort Bliss spokesman Maj. Joe Buccino says there would be a "major announcement" Tuesday...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a Texas prisoner sentenced to die for the slaying of a retired sheriff's deputy during a holdup a decade ago in South Texas are trying to halt his imminent punishment. Convicted killer John Quintanilla faces lethal injection Tuesday evening...
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...