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A man who said he was speaking for the family of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland called for additional resources Saturday to find the person or persons who killed McLelland and his wife one week ago. The appeal was issued by Chris Heisler of The Honor Network ,...
The two people who died in a glider accident in West Texas have been identified as a 79-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy described as a budding aviator. The manager of the Littlefield airport tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (http://bit.ly/16jnRem ) that Eddie Hoglan owned...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two people who suffered burns in an apparent drug-related explosion that tore apart a Central Texas apartment have been charged with arson. Officials say 26-year-old Ryan J. Connell and 25-year-old Nicole M. Mann have been hospitalized in San Antonio since...
A private foundation linked to the state's troubled cancer agency and under state investigation says it will cease operations. The announcement came Tuesday as lawmakers heaped fresh anger and criticism surrounding the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A seventh former deputy of a South Texas sheriff department has appeared in court on drug conspiracy charges in a federal investigation that has been expanding since last year. Court records indicate former Hidalgo County sheriff's Deputy Jorge Garza made...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Two South Texas men have been arrested on indictments accusing them of shining a laser pointer at a medical helicopter. A U.S. attorney's statement Monday says Joshua Nathaniel Vela and Jon David Lopez are charged with aiming the laser pointer at a...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston residents now can have in their pocket the answer to whether ozone levels in the city are too high for their asthmatic child to play soccer. A new app available for iPhones and Android smartphones collects data from 74 air and wind monitors throughout the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams is set to speak as the state Senate Education Committee discusses several bills affecting classrooms. Williams will likely address school accountability ratings during his appearance Tuesday. He plans to soon...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Eight El Paso Independent School District administrators could be fired by trustees as more information becomes public in a testing and grading scandal. Four of the eight say the district officials still haven't told them why they face possible dismissal...