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Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is finishing a North Dakota campaign trip Monday with visits to Jamestown and Bismarck. Paul is speaking at legislative district conventions to attract support for next month's North Dakota Republican presidential caucuses. The Bismarck...
A San Antonio police officer is hospitalized after a pickup truck hit him as he worked an accident scene on Interstate 410 on the northwest side of the city. Police reports show Officer Jonathan Esquivel was placing traffic cones to protect an officer working the accident scene...
Authorities were searching early Tuesday for a small airplane that disappeared from radar and radio contact the night before. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said a single-engine Piper Comanche that departed from Abilene, Texas, and was en...
A mother and her two children have died after their mobile home in Waco caught on fire. Firefighters who were called to the mobile home Thursday night found it ablaze with the woman and children trapped inside. Neighbor Denise Miller says she could hear the mother crying for...
Revelers are expected to flock to the Mardi Gras celebrations on Texas' Gulf Coast, rain or shine. Despite expected rain and thunderstorms Friday that could cause flooding, vendors and longtime visitors in Port Arthur say bad weather doesn't make much of a difference on...
Almost 100 doctors in San Antonio are joining a research project to study the differences between cancerous cells and healthy ones. The doctors want to collect samples of at least 1,000 common tumors. They will also take samples of healthy cells from the same patients and then...
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will visit South Texas next week to review Customs and Border Protection operations. Homeland Security spokesman Matt Chandler says Napolitano will be in McAllen on Monday and Tuesday. She will receive briefings and...
Attorneys for a Texas man accused of kidnapping and torturing his ex-neighbor for 12 days say they never had a chance to question the woman before his trial. Jeffrey Allan Maxwell's defense lawyers cross-examined the woman Thursday. The 59-year-old is charged with aggravated...
The driver of a Central Texas school bus involved in a collision that injured 32 people, including 29 children, has died of his injuries almost a month after the crash. Academy school district officials say James Johnson died Wednesday of injuries he suffered in the Jan. 17...