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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force has moved the military trial of an instructor allegedly involved in a sex scandal at South Texas base to Mississippi. Col. Polly Kenny, spokeswoman for the Air Force on the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland case, says the trial is being held...
BURKE, Texas (AP) - An East Texas pilot has survived the fiery crash of his ultralight plane after the low-flying aircraft clipped some power lines. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Sunday night near Burke, about 100 miles northeast of Houston...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police are trying to identify some human bones discovered along the Trinity River. Police say the bones were found Sunday by people walking their dogs. Investigators are trying to identify the remains, which included a skull, a torso and some clothing...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Authorities have found the bodies of a woman and a man in a Northeast Texas house and police are investigating if the deaths are a murder and a suicide. Texarkana police say officers responded to a 911 call Sunday night from a family member in the home...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Ethics Commission is up for review and some possible changes at the state Legislature. The House Elections Committee will consider significant changes to the commission, which collects campaign finance reports and investigates complaints against...
Gov. Rick Perry Monday launched an ad campaign in Crain’s Chicago Business and its on-line site inviting businesses to move to Texas. The theme is, “Get Out While There’s Still Time,” as if Chicago were on the verge of collapse, under invasion, or once again on fire. The full-...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Federal investigators are working to find what caused a charter bus crash loaded with elderly casino-goers near Dallas, killing two and injuring 41. Among those killed was the organizer of the trip to an Oklahoma casino. Witnesses say the Cardinal Coach Line...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The man in line to become San Antonio's public school superintendent is defending his personal financial and legal problems by saying they've made him a better leader. Manuel Isquierdo heads the Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Ariz., and is the...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Kaufman County authorities say they're receiving tips "on a fairly regular basis" as they move forward with the investigation of the murders of District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife and one of McLelland's assistant prosecutors, Mark Hasse. But sheriff'...