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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Officials overseeing water in Central Texas could again cut off farmers' allotments as dry conditions persist. The board of the Lower Colorado River Authority will vote at an emergency meeting Tuesday and likely cut water for most downstream rice farmers. It...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Air Force recruiter for the Houston area faces a hearing at a San Antonio base on whether he gets court-martialed after he was accused of sexual misconduct, rape and obstructing justice. An Air Force statement says Tech. Sgt. Jaime (HYE'-may) R. Rodriguez...
DALLAS (AP) - An undercover Dallas police officer has suffered a minor gunshot wound in his leg while trying to serve a drug warrant at a house. Police on Tuesday searched for the suspect. Police say the officer's leg was grazed Monday night when gunfire came from within the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Some Texas courts have been using a new pre-trial order to confiscate guns from those who've been arrested in domestic violence incidents. The order is relatively new in the San Antonio area and is being used on a case-by-case basis. But it's long been in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State lawmakers are finally learning how much money they'll have to spend on the next Texas budget. Republican Comptroller Susan Combs is releasing her biennial revenue estimate on Monday. That crucial number sets the limit on what lawmakers can spend for...
DALLAS (AP) - Downsize Fitness is an exclusive health club, evocative of the nation's trendiest gyms. But there's a strict requirement to join: You must be 50 pounds or more overweight. The chain wants its members to feel comfortable while exercising, so there are no mirrors...
Autopsy results are pending for a woman who died aboard an airline flight from Brazil to Dallas-Fort Worth, forcing an emergency landing in Houston. The 25-year-old woman died became ill and died aboard the American Airlines flight from Sao Paulo, forcing an emergency landing at...
Macy's has announced that it plans to close its downtown Houston department store after that had served the city for 65 years. The Cincinnati-based retailer said it plans to close the 791,000-square-foot Main Street store early this spring. Mayor Annise Parker told reporters...
A Texas A&M University graduate student has launched a fundraising campaign to armor K-9 dogs for the local police department. Katie Tippett began a campaign last month to buy Kevlar vets for Kohn and Falco, the two Belgian Malinois dogs working in the Bryan Police...