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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Jurors will soon begin deciding the fate of a Houston man convicted of capital murder for a bystander's death during a shooting rampage outside a Texas courthouse last year. Closing arguments in the punishment phase of Bartholomew Granger's trial are set...
The Texas Senate unanimously approved changes to vehicle inspections Tuesday but it's not what you might think. The only thing going away is the sticker. Under the bill, indiviuals will still have to get their car inspected before it can be registered. The difference is that the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City-based pipeline operator has agreed to a $7 billion merger with an affiliated company. Inergy L.P. agreed Monday to the merger with Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. The buyout involves a series of cash-and-stock transactions...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency officials say a 9-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a burning home in San Antonio. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the fire Sunday morning. A medical examiner has identified the victim as Ryan Rios. A spokesman for the...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas has made it through the spring wildfire season without any significant outbreaks. And authorities don't expect the summer season to bring a slew of massive blazes, either. The grasslands and shrubs that fueled the historic wildfires in 2011 haven't...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A land surveyor in West Texas has been charged with possessing unregistered firearms after he allegedly also had improvised explosives. A federal judge in Midland has ordered Steven Leonard Prewit to be held without bond pending a detention hearing...
WESLACO, Texas (AP) - A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country. Trustees for the Weslaco Independent School District on the U.S.-Mexico border...
For seven years, Breggett Rideau has pleaded for cameras in the classroom to protect special education students. Her son, Terrence Rideau, can't walk, can't talk and can neither feed nor clothe himself... but he looks forward to horse therapy, which is designed to build his...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Authorities in a northern Mexico border state say two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been assassinated. The Chihuahua state prosecutor's office says 21-year-old David Paramo and 23-year-old Alejandro Paramo were followed by gunmen,...