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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...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An alleged coordinator for an Ecstasy organization in Vietnam is scheduled to appear in federal court Friday to answer charges that he conspired to send more than 1.1 million tablets of the illegal drug from Canada to Baton Rouge, La. Vinh Van Trinh was...
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man is in custody on accusations that he killed his ex-wife and critically injured her son in a shooting on Christmas Eve. L.C. Davis Jr. led police on a high-speed chase from Midland to Odessa. The 55-year-old Davis is accused of shooting his...