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MIDLOTHIAN, Texas (AP) - Police have released details about the 200-mile procession planned for a former Navy SEAL sniper who was killed at a Texas shooting range. In a news release Saturday, Midlothian Police Chief Carl Smith said the procession for Chris Kyle will begin at...
LA PORTE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say one person has been killed and another seriously injured after a gas plant explosion in southeast Texas. The Houston Chronicle reports that one employee was flown to a hospital after the incident Saturday morning in La Porte, 25 miles...
A Baptist church in the Texas Panhandle plans to host a concealed handgun class as a community service because there is so much interest in self-defense and protecting families. The Reverend Brad Foster of Calvary Baptist Church in Dumas told the Amarillo Globe-News in Saturday'...
The teenager accused of stabbing an East Texas high teacher to death in 2009 has been committed to a state hospital for one more year. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that the commitment hearing in district court took place Friday morning. Judge Christi Kennedy found the...
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) - Police say a cellphone seized from the home of an Iraq War veteran accused of killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend may contain pictures of him with the victims before their deaths at a Texas shooting range. Documents released Thursday by...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is planning a trip to California to recruit businesses to relocate to Texas. Perry is flying to the West Coast on Sunday after airing radio across the state this week declaring that California is a difficult place to operate a business...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The dollar figures at issue in the David Dewhurst Senate campaign fund embezzlement case continue to grow - and so does the investigation of the allegations. Documents Dewhurst's attorneys recently submitted to the Federal Election Commission accuse Kenneth...
GEOGRETOWN, Texas (AP) - A juror who helped wrongfully convict a Texas man for murder says he wishes he would have had an opportunity to see more evidence during the trial. Michael Morton served nearly 25 years in prison for killing his wife Christine, but was freed on DNA...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A former district attorney says he can't remember being in possession of any evidence that could have prevented the wrongful murder conviction of a man who spent nearly 25 years in prison as a result. A court of inquiry is examining if Ken Anderson acted...