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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'...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth's Kimbell Art Museum has purchased two large seventh-century Mayan sculptures to become part of its permanent collection. The sculptures - known as censer stands - are being described as some of the largest and most sophisticated free-standing...
HOUSTON (AP) - A jewelry store heist didn't go as planned for a couple of Houston robbers. One of them was shot by an off-duty Houston police officer as they tried to hold up the store Thursday. Police say the two men apparently didn't see the officer, who was in his uniform,...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A prosecutor says a Texas Panhandle grand jury's decision is to be revealed in sex assault cases against eccentric millionaire artist Stanley Marsh 3. Special prosecutor Matt Powell said the Potter County panel's decision will likely be released Thursday,...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus. Conroe Deputy Police Chief Russell Reynolds says the outbreak was detected April 4 when two dogs showed the typical...
DALLAS (AP) - One man has died in a Dallas apartment fire but three people survived after tying sheets together and climbing from a second-floor balcony. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says a 4-year-old boy smelled smoke early Thursday and woke his mother and father...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Another West Texas school district will investigate whether student transfer credits were manipulated to cheat federal accountability rules. Trustees of the Ysleta Independent School District voted Wednesday to do an internal review. Ysleta officials say no...