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TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The state's two U.S. senators are soliciting applications for potential nominees to six of the seven U.S. district court vacancies in Texas. One is the court in Texarkana, Texas, that has been vacant since Judge David Folsom retired nearly 11/2 years ago...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The main sticking on greater transportation spending centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes. Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads. Republican Sen...
HUGO, Okla. (AP) - Police in Hugo are looking for a man suspected of killing two people at an apartment complex. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the victims were shot late Saturday night. Police identified the dead as 23-year-old Floyd Devin Clegg of Colbert and...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Two men are dead after the car in which they were riding veered out of control after hitting a rural Panhandle railroad crossing, veered out of control into a ditch, overturned and burned. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened...
LLANO COUNTY, Texas -- A Llano County man has been arrested after the death of a 19-month-old child. According to Kingsland police and the Llano County sheriff, first responders and firefighters were called to the 600 block of Gold St. on Thursday of last week around 5:30 p.m...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild the small Texas town where an April fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes, damaged buildings and killed 15 people. President Barack Obama issued a "...
MULESHOE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas high school teacher has been indicted after she was accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old student. A Bailey County grand jury indicted 25-year-old Morgan Shea Marricle on Wednesday. The Muleshoe High School English teacher is...
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Federal authorities say removing debris from the area around a gas well that blew wild last week is the latest step in permanently securing the well. The drilling rig, owned by Hercules Offshore and operated under contract to Walter Gas & Oil, spewed gas...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Texas man was found with several pounds of cocaine valued at about $50,000 in a traffic stop in Jackson County, Miss. Deputies assigned to the Jackson County sheriff's criminal interdiction division arrested 49-year-old Juan Serafin...