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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Police in West Texas have asked for the public's help in locating an elderly El Paso couple missing since they apparently went for a drive. El Paso police on Monday announced the search for Ricardo Beltran and his wife Martha Irma Beltran, who were last...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Thousands of water meters in a Southeast Texas city have been malfunctioning and officials are estimating usage while repairs are made. The Galveston County Daily News reports more than a quarter of Galveston's water meters have failed in recent weeks...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth police officer who already had a driving while intoxicated charge pending when he was arrested in the fall on suspicion of drunken driving has been fired. According to a disciplinary letter filed with the Civil Service Commission, Zebadiah...
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say two people were taken to the hospital after a car hit a school bus in a Houston intersection. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the driver of the car was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following the Friday morning accident...
Republican powerbroker Grover Norquist says his party is not anti-immigrant but that many people think it is because of a small, vocal group of extremists. Norquist addressed an immigration forum organized by moderate conservatives in Austin on Wednesday. He said the business...
A judge has granted a request by prosecutors to recuse themselves from the cases of three former Houston police officers accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect. The Harris County district attorney's office says it asked to be removed to avoid a potential conflict of...
Police say a convicted sex offender who escaped near Dallas while being transferred from Florida to Nevada allegedly told former cell mates he would never return to prison. Grapevine police said Wednesday that the former cell mates of 42-year-old prisoner Alberto Morales told...
Gov. Rick Perry is wrapping up his high-profile recruiting trip to California without having convinced any businesses to relocate to his state - at least not yet. The Republican said Wednesday that he met with many entrepreneurs and business leaders but didn't give examples...
A former Air Force instructor in South Texas has pleaded guilty to having sex with a basic training recruit and having an affair with another woman who was in technical school. The San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday that Staff Sgt. Craig LeBlanc could get more than 15...