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KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A sheriff says investigators in the slayings of two Texas prosecutors got their big break from a tip about a storage unit that contained guns and a vehicle tied to the crimes. When authorities uncovered the storage unit, they also unraveled what they...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A woman who was among the last passengers to be released from a hospital following a deadly bus accident in North Texas has become the second person to file a lawsuit against the bus charter company. Patricia Ruth Markham is seeking damages from Cardinal...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) - A 16-year-old high school student in a wealthy Dallas enclave has been charged with making a series of threats against his school. University Park Police Chief Gary Adams says some threats were made in handwritten notes left at Highland Park High...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Neighbors and acquaintances say Kim Williams was a frail woman in poor health who rarely was seen in public. The Texas woman's arrest on capital murder charges left them shocked even as some expressed relief the case is moving forward. Police arrested and...
WACO, Texas (AP) - At least five people are in intensive care after a fertilizer plant explosion in West. A spokesman at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco says the facility received 98 patients, including the five in intensive care. Another 30 have serious injuries,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas Senate Committee has voted to repeal an anti-gay law overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003. The chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee said Wednesday it was time to take the sodomy law off the books. The committee approved the...
HURST, Texas (AP) - The 81-year-old North Texas woman who died in a casino bus trip she organized has been remembered as a "special lady." Friends and family held a service for Sue Taylor Tuesday in Hurst. Known as "Casino Sue," Taylor had run trips to casinos for about 10 years...
A former drug trafficker in Dallas testified Wednesday that he helped funnel about 300 assault rifles and fully automatic weapons to the Zetas, as the narco group battled with the Gulf Cartel in Mexico. Jose Vasquez Jr., who is serving a prison sentence on drug charges, said at...
UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas (AP) - A San Antonio-area elementary school is getting parents to bring their children on time by putting the kids in detention if they're late. Even kindergarteners are on the hook. The parents of 6-year-old Brooke Loeffler says that their daughter was...