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A dad was shot in front of his two young sons at their home in The Heights, police said early Monday. The shooting was reported on Voight at Forester around 3 a.m. According to police, two men allegedly forced their way into the home and opened fire, shooting the dad twice. The...
The El Paso Museum of History has given visitors a high-tech way to remember the past. A new so-called Digital Wall provides an electronic method to view the history of the West Texas city. The Digital Information Gateway, called Digie (DIJ'-ee), opened Saturday. The wall is...
The Texas A&M Forest Service will be marking its 100th anniversary with help from the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Agency officials say an exhibit about the Forest Service opens March 16 and runs through Nov. 8. It's called "History in the Making: Texas A...
A law official says he heard the man on trial in the fatal shootings of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man say: "I shot them because they wouldn't talk to me." Former sheriff's deputy Gene Cole testified Friday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who is charged...
A special prosecutor says then-Texas Governor Rick Perry tried to force a district attorney to resign because he didn't approve of the "historical and current management decisions" of the public corruption unit she ran. Perry was indicted in August on felony abuse-of-power...
Stores are looking to cash in by tying merchandise to the erotic movie, "Fifty Shades of Grey," which is based on the best-selling novel. One store that's stocking "50 Shades" items is leaving some shoppers shocked. "I think the film is great. It's about women and having fun and...
When Friendswood Police pulled over Damon Fraser, they found something they'd never come across before, a new form of marijuana called marijuana wax and butter. "It's hit the streets so fast, so strong," said Wendell Campbell, an agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency. Marijuana...
Hundreds of people have gathered at the University of Texas to rally against how Hispanics were portrayed at a weekend fraternity party. One of the rally's organizers tells the Austin American-Statesman the Thursday event wasn't meant to attack the fraternity, but to educate...
Texas is one of several states that is expected to consider legislation banning the sale of unsafe used tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), the national trade association for tire manufacturers, supports these efforts to rid Texas roadways of dangerous safety...