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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A third teen has been charged with capital murder in the death of a man in Harris County over a pair of Nike Air Jordan sneakers. 19-year-old Anthony Quinn Wade was charged Monday with capital murder. He remained in Harris County jail Tuesday. Online jail records...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for witnesses to come forward after a man was shot and killed in a nightclub parking lot. Sgt. Warren Meeler says a 34-year-old man was killed following an argument with four other patrons inside Cube's Sports Bar early in the morning of...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Beginning this year, Interstate 35E will be expanded between Dallas and Denton. Work should begin by mid-year. Officials say motorists can expect about 31/2 years of construction on I-35E between LBJ Freeway in the Dallas area and the I-35E/35W split in...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A memorial service will be held for a San Antonio police officer who died nearly three weeks after being hurt in a traffic accident while on duty. A service was scheduled Wednesday morning at a San Antonio funeral home for Officer Edrees Mukhtar. He died...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two massive wildfires raced across tinder dry forests in southern New Mexico in 2012, setting records for the largest and most destructive fires in the state's recorded history. In Colorado, the worst fire season in a decade has yet to be fully...
DALLAS (AP) - The State Fair of Texas is taking donations to help build a new Big Tex. The 52-foot-tall cowboy and fair icon for 60 years burned this year due to an electrical short. The fire left charred remains and twisted metal. Fair organizers have vowed to build a new Tex,...
HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush is unlikely to leave the Houston hospital where he's being cared for anytime soon but would tell well-wishers to "put the harps back in the closet," an aide says. Bush's longtime Houston chief of staff Jean Becker says in a...
KEMAH, Texas (AP) - A harmless device spotted in the water off a Southeast Texas marina led to the area being evacuated for several hours. The device was spotted late Wednesday off the Kemah Boardwalk, southeast of Houston on Galveston Bay. Kemah emergency management coordinator...