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Karon Wright, a counselor at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Grand Prairie ISD, has been "immediately relieved of all duties," the district said, after an offensive remark written from her Facebook account on WFAA-TV's Facebook page in regards to the explosion in West, Texas. "...
WEST, Texas (AP) - The two U.S. senators from Texas will be in the small community of West to view the damage from this week's massive fertilizer plant explosion. Sens. John Cornyn (KOHR'-nihn) and Ted Cruz are set to get a briefing Friday while viewing the disaster up close and...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Some who survived the fiery end to the 51-day standoff at the Branch Davidians' Central Texas compound are to gather for a memorial service on the 20th anniversary of the fire. Survivors and others who see the events as an unwarranted government intrusion into...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A sheriff says investigators in the slayings of two Texas prosecutors got their big break from a tip about a storage unit that contained guns and a vehicle tied to the crimes. When authorities uncovered the storage unit, they also unraveled what they...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A woman who was among the last passengers to be released from a hospital following a deadly bus accident in North Texas has become the second person to file a lawsuit against the bus charter company. Patricia Ruth Markham is seeking damages from Cardinal...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Search and rescue efforts are continuing in the neighborhoods surrounding the fertilizer plant destroyed in a devastating explosion that damaged blocks of homes and other buildings. A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said Friday that emergency...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas Senate Committee has voted to repeal an anti-gay law overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003. The chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee said Wednesday it was time to take the sodomy law off the books. The committee approved the...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) - A 16-year-old high school student in a wealthy Dallas enclave has been charged with making a series of threats against his school. University Park Police Chief Gary Adams says some threats were made in handwritten notes left at Highland Park High...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Neighbors and acquaintances say Kim Williams was a frail woman in poor health who rarely was seen in public. The Texas woman's arrest on capital murder charges left them shocked even as some expressed relief the case is moving forward. Police arrested and...