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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The Insurance Council of Texas estimates that insured losses from last week's hail storm in Amarillo will total about $400 million. The total exceeds the record set in 2004 of $175 million. The trade association derived its estimate by taking reports from...
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - A driver blamed for a 2012 traffic accident that left an off-duty North Texas police officer dead has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. A jury in Cleburne on Monday ordered the penalty for 22-year-old Ricardo Espinoza of Alvarado. Espinoza last week...
JASPER, Texas (AP) - Two Southeast Texas police officers have been fired after a videotaped incident in which a woman held for an unpaid traffic ticket had her face slammed on a jail counter. The Jasper City Council on Monday dismissed Officers Ryan Cunningham and Ricky Grissom...
HOUSTON (AP) - A skull and some bones have been found in northwest Houston and police are trying to identify the person. Police say some people living in the area near some woods called 911 on Monday to report finding a skull and what appears to be part of a jaw. Several other...
DALLAS (AP) - The head of the University of Texas system will discuss higher education and the future of research universities, amid an ongoing debate over the future of the state's institutions. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa is scheduled to speak Tuesday at a meeting...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Police say a man has been fatally shot while in the parking lot of an East Texas apartment complex. Tyler police on Tuesday asked for the public's help in locating whoever shot 21-year-old Joshua McGil in the back. Officers Monday night responded to a call...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Houston-based Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP says it will invest about $107 million to expand its crude and condensate pipeline system deeper into the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. The expansion is supported by a long-term contract with ConocoPhillips. It...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The FBI is investigating the kidnapping of a U.S. Marine reservist in Mexico last month. Armando Fernandez, special agent in charge of the FBI's San Antonio Division, said in a news release Monday that the FBI is seeking information about the kidnapping...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport bound for Lambert-St. Louis International...