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NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run. Perry is expected to discuss issues on which he and tea party...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man opened fire in a San Antonio movie theater parking lot, wounding one person before an officer shot him inside the theater. Bexar County sheriff's spokesman Louis Antu says the incident started about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the man...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of a 15-year-old student fighting the use of tracking badges in her San Antonio high school is asking a federal court to keep her on campus. The Northside school district equipped 4,200 students this fall with mandatory ID badges containing tracking...
Family and friends are mourning the death of a 30-year-old Dallas-area man who won the chance to fly in a plane that crashed in North Texas. A family friend of Fisher Floyd says that Floyd won at an auction the chance to fly in a single-engine L-29 Delfin plane with 77-year-old...
ALAMO, Texas (AP) - After health care reform is complete, states that have the most illegal immigrants could be left with a disproportionate number of uninsured people - and a financial burden. Two-thirds of the nation's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants live in eight...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth homeless advocates plan National Homeless Memorial Day recognition for a 41-year-old man fatally injured when the garbage bin in which he was sleeping was emptied into a compactor. The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition says Chad Adams will be...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police in Fort Worth have fired an officer accused of helping her boyfriend commit a robbery. Tonya Lynn Jones is accused in a letter filed with the Civil Service Commission of tipping off her boyfriend about used furniture in a mostly vacant apartment...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are searching for a 16-year-old state inmate who - while shackled - eluded guards by wriggling through a fence hole and jumping onto a passing train. The teen was serving time for a robbery and being taken to a maximum-security facility near Waco...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - An appeals court has upheld a Corpus Christi man's capital murder conviction for the death of his girlfriend's toddler son. The 13th Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas on Thursday rejected an appeal from 23-year-old J.J. Garza. Garza was convicted...