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Police say a man was injured when he was slashed by a double-sided sword during an argument in North Austin. An arrest warrant affidavit says 23-year-old Joshua Mejia was charged Friday with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury. Police say officers responded to a home...
An 11-foot, 400-pound alligator game officials say was shot and killed without a permit has been identified as the beast that killed a late-night swimmer at a Southeast Texas marina. Texas game officials say the alligator was shot in the head and killed Monday afternoon in Adams...
Officials at the University of Texas at Austin have put together a revised funding plan for renovations for the school's 35-acre intramural complex. University President Gregory L. Fenves is asking the UT System Board of Regents to approve the revised funding at its August...
A gay couple has received a marriage license after filing a federal lawsuit against a North Texas county clerk who previously cited her religious opposition to gay marriage in denying the license. Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton filed the lawsuit Monday against Hood County Clerk...
Disaster website resources for survivors . Texas flood survivors can find disaster recovery information online. o FEMA - Find answers to questions on www.fema.gov/disaster/4223 or http://go.usa.gov/3dV3x o Topics range from rumor control, up-to-the-minute recovery information,...
A 3-year-old is in the hospital after authorities in Harris County say he shot himself with his grandparent's handgun. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the Bainbridge Estates subdivision in Spring Sunday after receiving a call about a 3-year...
U.S. Coast Guard crews and Port Aransas police are searching for a 21-year-old man who was reported missing after wading off a pier. Officials have been searching for Patrick Clark since Saturday afternoon. Clark, a non-swimmer, was wading in the water with two friends. Clark's...
About 100 people in trucks and motorcycles, flying Confederate flags and honking their horns, gathered at a Houston mall on their way to a Fourth of July barbecue in nearby Galveston. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1RdSrTm ) that the protest Saturday was painful...
Local officials are celebrating the Alamo's designation as a world heritage site. The Alamo is one of five Spanish Roman Catholic historical shrines known as the San Antonio Missions to win the coveted label. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee made the announcement at its...