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Investigators say a driver has surrendered after two Mormon missionaries on bicycles were struck by a car and killed in South Texas. A third missionary was hurt. Department of Public Safety Trooper Johnny Hernandez says the victims wore helmets and were using bicycle lights when...
A Houston company has completed an agreement to buy 187 acres of former Naval Station Ingleside and redevelop the ex-military site. Port of Corpus Christi commissioners on Tuesday approved the sale to Canyon Supply and Logistics, with a $1 million down payment. The rest of the...
An official says a Texas state representative will plead guilty to a felony charge related to using taxpayer money to reimburse himself for travel expenses that had already been paid for through his campaign. Gregg Cox with the Travis County district attorney's office said...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) _ Residents in New Braunfels will vote Tuesday on whether they want to ban disposable containers on their rivers, a proposal that has divided a town whose economy relies heavily on tourism. The New Braunfels City Council voted in August to ban the cans...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A motorcycle stunt rider has died from injuries suffered during practice for an exhibition at Texas Motor Speedway. Jim McNeil was taken by helicopter to Fort Worth hospital, where he was pronounced dead, track spokesman Mike Zizzo said. The 32-year-old...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Three motorcyclists have been killed in separate crashes during a large annual motorcycle rally in Galveston. Officials say some 400,000 people have descended on Galveston for the Lone Star Rally. Galveston police say two people were killed Friday when a...
Police say a Texas judge who was secretly videotaped beating his teenage daughter seven years ago won't face charges because the statutes of limitations have passed. Rockport Police Chief Tim Jayroe said Thursday that Aransas County Court-at-Law Judge William Adams likely would...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says America should extend work visas to allow illegal immigrants to move freely between the U.S. and their home countries _ but opposes a path to citizenship. The Republican presidential candidate told CNN's John King on Thursday that expecting authorities...
GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry says President Barack Obama hasn't listened to his commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that's cost him credibility as commander in chief. Obama has announced that U.S troops would leave Iraq by the end of the year, effectively ending the...