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Dallas police say two men have been beaten with baseball bats in an alleged hate crime attack. Five men are sought over Tuesday's incident in which police say two men were targeted for their sexual orientation. Police on Wednesday said the suspects were in a car that approached...
Texas and U.S. flags have been waved in the final "Welcome Home a Hero'' greeting for veterans arriving at a North Texas airport. Organizers say about 1,000 people were on hand Wednesday as the military's final rest-and-recuperation charter flight to Dallas-Fort Worth...
San Antonio police have shot and killed a gunman who opened fire on officers responding to a report of a suicidal person. Police Chief William McManus says the gunman was fatally shot before dawn Thursday. No officers were hurt. McManus says officers were dispatched after being...
A 41-year-old man is jailed without bond on murder charges after he opened fire outside a Southeast Texas courthouse, killing one woman and wounding three others. The gunman, Bartholomew Granger, also was wounded Wednesday in the downtown shootout in Beaumont. Authorities say...
A new 608-bed detention facility in Texas that officials say represents the Obama administration's pledge to overhaul America's system for jailing immigration offenders will be opening in about three weeks. The civil detention center for low-risk detainees is in Karnes City,...
More than a dozen Texas communities will share nearly $10.5 million in federal grants to support programs for the homeless. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the funds Tuesday afternoon. The HUD money goes to projects in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort...
A Central Texas jailer has been suspended with pay for allegedly lying to help an inmate she dated before he was accused of assault. The Brazos County Sheriff's Office says Joan Burns and Willie Griffin Jr. were charged Tuesday with tampering with evidence. Bond is $825,000 for...
Texas regulators have up to a year to review a water management plan from the Lower Colorado River Authority to better deal with drought. The LCRA on Monday submitted the plan to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The proposal offers methods to manage water...
A South Texas woman must serve two years in state jail over the 2008 death of her 4-year-old daughter who was trapped in a hot car. A judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced Rhonda West of Kirby. Prosecutors say West fell asleep in her home while her daughter, Kamryn, played...