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A nonprofit Central Texas cat rescue organization is volunteering to neuter feral cats that have overrun a nearby state women's prison. The explosion in the population of aggressive feral cats at the Crain Unit state prison in Gatesville has prompted prison officials to adopt a...
The body of a 30-year-old Dallas man who was participating in a so-called mud run has been recovered from the Trinity River. Fort Worth police say they do not suspect foul play in the death of Tony Weathers. An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday. The Original Mud Run DFW,...
A $31 million new main bus terminal has opened at a South Texas border city. Ceremonies were held Thursday in Brownsville to dedicate La Plaza. Backers say federal funds paid for about $24 million of the project first envisioned a decade ago. Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez says...
A police chase that ended in Dallas has led to the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect by a suburban officer. Mesquite police say the shooting happened early Friday in a neighborhood after a van carrying three men wrecked. A report of a burglary at an apartment complex led...
Some alleged members of a Texas-based drug ring accused of shipping more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana to St. Croix have been arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Authorities say 11 people arrested Thursday during early morning raids, including a court officer. Six other people...
A Roman Catholic priest from Nevada is due at a low-security federal prison in Texas to begin serving three years and one month for embezzling $650,000 from his Las Vegas parish to support a gambling habit. Monsignor Kevin McAuliffe's lawyer, Margaret Stanish, tells The...
Republican presidential contender Ron Paul continues his three-day "town hall'' tour of Texas with an event in Fort Worth. The Southeast Texas congressman began the Texas tour with a "town hall'' event on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station on Tuesday night...
A homeless man accused of throwing a bag filled with six Molotov cocktails at the office of state Sen. Wendy Davis last month has been charged with arson. The Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office says 40-year-old Cedric Steele was formally charged Tuesday with the...
A military judge is considering whether to postpone the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan's attorneys asked during a Tuesday hearing that the trial be delayed from June until October. It's unclear when the judge,...