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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The man in line to become San Antonio's public school superintendent is defending his personal financial and legal problems by saying they've made him a better leader. Manuel Isquierdo heads the Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Ariz., and is the...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Kaufman County authorities say they're receiving tips "on a fairly regular basis" as they move forward with the investigation of the murders of District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife and one of McLelland's assistant prosecutors, Mark Hasse. But sheriff'...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth's Kimbell Art Museum has purchased two large seventh-century Mayan sculptures to become part of its permanent collection. The sculptures - known as censer stands - are being described as some of the largest and most sophisticated free-standing...
HOUSTON (AP) - A jewelry store heist didn't go as planned for a couple of Houston robbers. One of them was shot by an off-duty Houston police officer as they tried to hold up the store Thursday. Police say the two men apparently didn't see the officer, who was in his uniform,...
HOUSTON (AP) - Officials say a man accused of stabbing more than a dozen people at a Houston-area college told investigators that he had fantasized about cannibalism and about cutting off people's faces and wearing them as masks. According to a search warrant affidavit made...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man accused of stabbing more than a dozen people at a Houston-area college is set to make his first court appearance since being charged in the attack. Dylan Quick was to be in a Houston courtroom Thursday morning. The 20-year-old is charged with three counts of...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A prosecutor says a Texas Panhandle grand jury's decision is to be revealed in sex assault cases against eccentric millionaire artist Stanley Marsh 3. Special prosecutor Matt Powell said the Potter County panel's decision will likely be released Thursday,...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus. Conroe Deputy Police Chief Russell Reynolds says the outbreak was detected April 4 when two dogs showed the typical...
DALLAS (AP) - One man has died in a Dallas apartment fire but three people survived after tying sheets together and climbing from a second-floor balcony. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says a 4-year-old boy smelled smoke early Thursday and woke his mother and father...