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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is set to address an annual gathering of Boy Scouts from around Texas - even as the group's national leadership mulls a move away from its mandatory no-gays membership policy. Perry's 2008 book "On My Honor" details his love for the Scouts...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A search is under way in Rocky Mountain National Park for a Texas man who had come to Colorado for a conference. Park officials say 39-year-old Troy Green of San Antonio had planned to attend a conference in Denver, about 65 miles south...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Some prosecutors say the fatal shooting of a Dallas-area prosecutor is disturbing for all those trying to protect the public from criminals and their misdeeds. That's after a masked gunman confronted Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse of Kaufman County...
DENVER (AP) - The death Thursday of 25-year-old snowmobiler Caleb Moore following a crash last week in Aspen was the first in the 18-year history of the X Games. His family issued a statement saying they're grateful for all the prayers and support they have received from people...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A former Amarillo elementary school teacher has received six months' jail time after pleading guilty to engaging in illegal sexual contact with a minor. Julie Ann Moore pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. Each...
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - Police in Southeast Texas are searching for two people posing as yard workers who made off with a widow's collection of gold coins valued at $30,000. The theft happened Tuesday in Santa Fe, between Houston and Galveston. Police said one of the thieves was...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Two people are dead and two injured after a fiery highway crash in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie. The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 30. Police say the driver of a fast-moving Dodge swerved and hit a Toyota SUV and a...
HOUSTON (AP) - Relatives of a man injured in the recent shooting at a Lone Star College campus in Houston describe him as an aspiring tattoo artist who wasn't looking for trouble. Authorities believe the Jan. 22 shooting at a Lone Star community college campus north of downtown...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio woman has pleaded guilty just before trial to having a role in the death of her 3-year-old son. Janie Altamirano's son, Ethan, was found dead in December 2010 with bruises all over his body and a bite mark on his arm. An autopsy found that Ethan...