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YORK, Neb. (AP) - A revised resolution objecting to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been submitted to York County Commissioners. The board is expected to discuss the resolution and vote on it at Tuesday's meeting. On July 9 the board tabled the issue after discussing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The architect of a new law overhauling high school standardized testing and graduation requirements is to speak about the measure before the State Board of Education. Republican state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen plans to address the GOP-majority, 15-...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two former soldiers and a South Texas businessman have been indicted in a $7 million Army medical equipment contract fraud and bribery investigation. Prosecutors in San Antonio on Thursday announced the 40-count indictment names retired Army Master Sgt...
WACO, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man has been charged with starting a fire that destroyed several under-construction condominiums in a $6 million housing project. McLennan County jail records show 23-year-old Cedro Riggins IV of Waco was being held Wednesday on charges of...
GARLAND, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Dallas-area man possibly wearing headphones while walking near some railroad tracks has died after being hit by a train. Garland police on Wednesday identified the victim as 57-year-old Clarence Hodge of Garland. Detectives believe Hodge...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Prosecutors in South Texas have dropped a murder charge against a man whose best friend died in a 2012 wreck during their apparent joyride with a stolen Jeep. The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/13iPENW ) reported Wednesday that prosecutors are not...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A Las Cruces woman was severely burned while rescuing her three-year-old son when their family mobile home caught fire. Firefighters arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in smoke and heavy flames early Tuesday. Neighbor Margarita Martinez Soto says...
DALLAS (AP) - Separate storm systems crossing the state have inundated parts of Texas with driving rain, bringing flash flooding but also cooling temperatures. Aaron Treadway with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels said Wednesday a low-pressure system pushed west...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Detectives searching a car in which two bullet-riddled bodies were abandoned in a Lubbock gully found an inch-long fingertip of a latex glove on the bloody floor of the back seat. DNA tests tied the glove to Texas Tech doctoral student Vaughn Ross. Blood...