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EDEN, Texas (AP) - A West Texas sheriff wounded by a man who killed a woman and injured four other people in a rampage Sunday says the shooter "was intent on shooting anybody and everybody" as he drove. Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane said Tuesday that Lance Cpl. Esteban J...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two state hospitals face June deadlines to reform hazardous conditions or lose millions of dollars in Medicaid money. The Terrell State Hospital faces a June 4 deadline to implement reforms or face the loss of Medicare funding. That's after Medicare...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Officials with a Central Texas wildlife refuge say twin giraffes have been born, marking just the second time such a birth has occurred in the United States. Female calf Wasswa was born first May 10 followed by brother Nakato. Officials with the...
DALLAS (AP) - State prison system officials will have the last call on a push to close a state jail in Dallas, despite elimination of its funding from the state budget plan approved by the Legislature. Lawmakers removed from the budget $97 million allocated for the Dawson State...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have awarded the Legislative Medal of Honor to a Cameron man killed in Afghanistan. The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Warm weather and sunshine are helping the San Antonio area dry out after thunderstorms this weekend flooded area roads, rivers and creeks, killing three people who were swept away by rushing waters. The National Weather Service on Monday discontinued a flood...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people who went missing over the weekend while swimming on Galveston Island are presumed drowned. The three are missing along the San Luis Pass, considered a dangerous area to swim because of strong currents. Signs on shore warn, "No...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Southeast Texas say two people have been arrested on charges they were among a group of 11 involved in the sexual assault of a teenage girl. Thirty-five-year-old Sondress Lotts and 33-year-old Earl James Tyler remained in the Madison...
DALLAS (AP) - Six days after Sharone Sylvester Brown pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, authorities received word that she had died. They had him arrested and wanted to try him for murder. But they ended up letting Brown go due to rules concerning "double jeopardy."...