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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank. Perry will address the Texas Public Policy Foundation gathering at a downtown Austin hotel on Thursday morning. He appears...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors say a building contractor has pleaded guilty to attempted arson in an East Texas dispute over competition for methadone clinic patients. A federal magistrate in Tyler on Wednesday accepted the plea from 54-year-old Daniel Kubisty. No sentencing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Businesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company's class-action settlement with private plaintiffs' attorneys. Court-supervised claims administrator Patrick Juneau...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston youth whose 2010 videotaped beating by police during a break-in investigation led to four officers fired has pleaded guilty to another burglary. A judge in Houston on Wednesday ordered a pre-sentence investigation for 18-year-old Chad Holley, who faces...
DENVER (AP) - Southwest Ice Cream Specialties of McKinney, Texas, is voluntarily recalling some of its Dulce de Leche ice cream containers because they may contain praline pecan ice cream, which has wheat, soy and pecans that could cause problems for people allergic to those...
An out-of-court settlement has been reached between a South Texas man and the Archdiocese of San Antonio over alleged priest abuse in the 1970s. A Floresville man who says he was abused as a boy sued the archdiocese and Louis Paul White, who was removed as a priest in 1989...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Police say a Central Texas teenager has been charged in the fatal shooting of a Fort Hood soldier who was attacked outside a convenience store. Killeen police on Tuesday arrested 17-year-old Terry Grant Scott of Killeen in connection with the Jan. 2 attack...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a woman has been fatally shot in a parking garage at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center by an attacker who then fled. Police are trying to determine who opened fire Tuesday night and a possible motive. The victim was discovered on...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican leaders in Texas are back to work at the Capitol with an agenda that includes tax relief, abortion restrictions and spending restraint. Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday is joining Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus in laying out...