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HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush is starting the week in a Houston hospital where he's spent several days for treatment of a lingering cough related to bronchitis. George Kovacik (koh-VAH'-chik) with Methodist Hospital says the 88-year-old Bush remains in stable...
DALLAS (AP) - The state's largest municipal rail system has extended train service to another Dallas suburb and added a bus connection to a major North Texas airport. Dallas Area Rapid Transit on Monday began serving Rowlett with the expanded Blue Line. DART also extended the...
DALLAS (AP) - A former Dallas police officer who led the city's Crime Stoppers program is scheduled to be sentenced for her admitted role in running a rewards scam. Theadora Ross of Rowlett pleaded guilty in August to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and income tax evasion. U.S...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - One of two men arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle weapons for one Mexican cartel around rivals in another is scheduled to appear in federal court. Juan Ricardo Martinez Cardenas is scheduled for a detention hearing Friday in McAllen. He was arrested...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The smiling face of Lady Bird Johnson goes on a U.S. postage stamp as the U.S. Postal Service dedicates a souvenir Forever stamp to the former first lady in Austin. The Friday dedication is scheduled for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of children and spouses of fallen U.S. military are flying into North Texas for some all-expenses-paid holiday fun for the next few days. From Friday through Tuesday, American Airlines and American Eagle will fly more than 1,700 children and...
DENVER (AP) - A Texas Republican's proposal to subsidize research on developing oil from oil shale is prompting objections from taxpayer advocates. A handful of companies have leases on federal land in Colorado and Utah for research on oil shale. Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators in Houston say a pedestrian died after she was pinned to a light pole by a shuttle bus that crashed at the Texas Medical Center complex. The Houston Fire Department says 11 people on board were injured Wednesday night. The woman who was killed had...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Ethics Commission could take over ethics enforcement of public officials from the Travis County district attorney's office. The commission meets Thursday in Austin. The panel is expected to consider a recommendation moving some investigative and...