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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...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Grand jurors will consider the case of a train collision that killed four veterans riding on a parade float last fall. Midland County prosecutor Eric Kalenak will present the case Wednesday to a newly impaneled, 12-person grand jury. He won't say whether...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former Associated Press fashion editor and foreign correspondent Nadeane Walker Anderson has died. She was 91. Anderson's daughter said Tuesday her mother, who used her maiden name Nadeane Walker as her byline, died Monday in Austin. Anderson became AP's...
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...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A soldier has died after being shot during a Central Texas parking lot attack that left two other men critically hurt and the gunman on the run. Fort Hood officials on Monday announced the death of 25-year-old Spec. Austin James Sampson of Bliss, N.Y...
HOUSTON (AP) - Three Houston men have been sentenced to eight-year prison terms in a sex trafficking ring in which a victim was branded with a panther image to mark her as property. Prosecutors in Houston say 42-year-old Andre McDaniels, 30-year-old Jamine Lake and 38-year-old...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A Texas company could have an answer to some consumers' unwelcome discovery that just-purchased loaves contain mold. MicroZap Inc., of Lubbock, claims its technology allows bread to stay mold-free for 60 days. The bread is bombarded with microwaves for...