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1 worker dead, 3 hurt in steel frame collapse in North Texas ARGYLE, Texas (AP) — The steel frame of an under-construction activities center has collapsed outside a North Texas school, leaving one worker dead and three others hurt. The accident happened Thursday morning at...
One of four stained-glass windows salvaged from an old church undergoing demolition will be hung in the ticketing hall at Dallas Love Field Airport. A statement issued by the City of Dallas says the window is one of four windows salvaged from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Old...
Authorities say a person has been arrested in the shooting of a former San Antonio police officer accused of raping a woman in his patrol car in 2013. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Jackie Len Neal was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Thursday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The pending state budget plan bursts with big wins for Texas Republicans: more border security dollars, room for tax cuts and new snubs at abortion providers. But a $210 billion spending bill that the House approved Wednesday after a grueling all-nighter...
Impaired driving continues to be a significant problem in Texas and responding to this challenge requires an effective plan to communicate with all Texans. In 2014, young Hispanic males comprised 49 percent of all statewide male drivers, ages 17-34, involved in impaired driving...
Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would forbid doctors from listing patients' gun ownership status in medical records. Doctors worry the proposal would be an unnecessary intrusion into their patient relationship and could stifle health discussions. Robert Shulter,...
Texas would cut $3 million in state funds for programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and put that money toward abstinence education under a Republican-sponsored measure advanced by the state House. The GOP-controlled House approved the measure 97-47 on...
A Texas Senate panel has approved a bill to decriminalize truancy, advancing it after hearing an endorsement from the state's Supreme Court chief justice. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht said he supports the idea since Texas has "a real problem with keeping kids in school." The...
A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's speaking fee. The University of Houston said in a statement Tuesday that it was paying McConaughey speaking fees totaling $135,000 plus travel...