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A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas. Orange County Police were called to Burkart's Marina near the Louisiana state line early Friday morning after reports that Tommie Woodward, 28, and...
Lance Armstrong is trying to keep his sex life under wraps in a court of law. The disgraced cyclist and his lawyers are fighting the government in an attempt to block them from asking a key witness in his upcoming doping trial who allegedly heard the cyclist admit to taking...
Shocking and graphic footage has been released showing police shooting a man dead after he pulls a BB gun on them outside a Texas Applebee's. Officer body cameras show James Bushey, 47, get riddled with bullets by two officers as he draws a life-like handgun from his shorts...
A state district judge has awarded shared custody of a 2-year-old girl to her same-sex parents, who are divorcing. Bexar County state District Judge Renee Yanta awarded shared custody to Allison Flood Lesh and Kristi Lesh in San Antonio on Wednesday. The San Antonio Express-News...
A special prosecutor says he plans to present a North Texas grand jury with evidence of first-degree felony securities fraud against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. In an interview Wednesday with WFAA-TV ( http://bit.ly/1LExPiE ) of Dallas-Fort Worth, special prosecutor Kent...
Austin environmentalists are targeting those Dollar stores you see around town and throughout the state. They protested in front of a Family Dollar store in South Austin. They say low-income families and communities of color are getting sick from toxic products bought there...
A group representing Texas state workers has begun allowing employees to enroll their same-sex spouses for benefits. The Employees Retirement System of Texas on Wednesday began accepting enrollment forms following the U.S. Supreme Court decision, which cleared the way for gay...
The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new clinic regulations and refused...
A judge has issued a sweeping gag order in a lawsuit arising from a May brawl at a roadside restaurant in Texas in which nine bikers were killed and 170 people arrested. District Court Judge Matt Johnson also ruled Tuesday that an attorney can view surveillance video from the...