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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...
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,...
For four years, a North Texas bodybuilder and former police officer has waged a court battle in California against a woman who sued him for support of children born to her from sperm he donated. Only recently did an appeals court in California overturn a lower-court ruling that...
A federal judge has given prison sentences to a man and woman who prosecutors say smuggled Mexican women into the country to prostitute themselves at Houston-area bars and restaurants. A statement from the U.S. attorney's office Monday says Jose Luis and Maria Rojas received 16-...
A 2-year-old found floating in a beachfront lagoon in Galveston has died. Officials with the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office and Galveston Island Beach Patrol say Mia Briones was with relatives when she apparently wandered off Sunday night. After a 10-minute search,...
Scott & White Healthcare has completed a $40 million, 58,000-square-foot expansion at its Round Rock campus. Officials said Monday that the expansion increases the size of Scott & White Healthcare-Round Rock by one-fourth, to 102 beds. The expansion at the nearly 5-year-...