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HOUSTON (AP) - Dueling groups of protesters converged on a wealthy Houston neighborhood in reaction to last weekend's not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Around 80 people gathered Sunday on a street in Houston's River Oaks area, some carrying...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, will investigate what led to Friday's accident at Six Flags Over...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A state capital murder trial for three Rio Grande Valley men accused in a fatal home break-in is on hold while federal prosecutors pursue a trial on additional charges. The three men, Juan Antonio Moreno, 29, Jess Joe Mata, 20, and Alberto Vela, 28, face...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating a teenage runaway girl's report that she was abducted, sexually assaulted and held captive in a house for the past six weeks. Police Capt. Jon Caspell says the girl told officers she was abducted from Amarillo about two...
DALLAS (AP) - An administrative judge will hear final arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case. Regional Administrative Judge John Ovard is to hear arguments Monday in Dallas. That's after...
HOUSTON (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been charged with two counts of injury to the elderly after authorities found four men malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like Houston house. Police say Walter Renard Jones was arrested at the scene Friday and jailed...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators are still trying to determine if a woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride dubbed the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world. The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge is set to hear BP's bid to temporarily block all settlement payments to Gulf Coast businesses and residents who claim they lost money after the company's 2010 oil spill. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier scheduled a hearing Friday to consider...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army officials say they'll reveal more information on radiation contamination of a Cold War-era bunker. The update will come Friday at a Fort Bliss news conference. The bunker was used to store and assemble nuclear bombs decades ago and was recently...