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The arrival of spring may be only a month away but that's not preventing Old Man Winter from extending his icy grip across much of Texas. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for North Texas and weather advisories are in place for the Panhandle, Central...
For those who served with Eddie Ray Routh in the Iraqi desert, the man on trial for gunning down the famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and a friend is not the Marine they had come to know. Former Cpl. Ryker Pawloski says the man he knew looked up to people who did the...
The police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman last year is back in law enforcement in a neighboring county. The Eagle reports ( http://bit.ly/17JfX5a ) that former Hearne police officer Stephen C. Stern is volunteering 20 hours a month for Falls County precinct...
HOUSTON (AP) - Leaders of a Houston Islamic center have asked prosecutors to drop an arson charge against a homeless man accused of burning down one of their buildings. Leaders of the Quba (KOH'-buh) Islamic Institute joined other religious leaders Friday to ask that the charge...
By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer The first nationwide, oil refinery strike in more than 30 years is growing to encompass four new plants, including the largest U.S. refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The United Steelworkers union says workers at the Motiva Enterprises refinery in...
SPRING, Texas (AP) — Four more administrators have resigned from a school district north of Houston where the graduation eligibility of nearly 600 students has been jeopardized by a series of errors committed by district leaders, some dating back years. The latest resignations...
A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting a father of three during a 2013 home-invasion robbery in Amarillo. Kenya Abdule Martin was sentenced Friday after a Potter County jury earlier convicted him of capital murder. Prosecutors...
Leaders of a Houston Islamic center have asked prosecutors to drop an arson charge against a homeless man accused of burning down one of their buildings. Leaders of the Quba (KOH'-buh) Islamic Institute joined other religious leaders Friday to ask that the charge against 55-year...
Representatives of law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 300 jurisdictions across Texas announced today combined efforts to host the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup beginning Saturday, March 7. The roundup is designed to target thousands of defendants with traffic...