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HOLLYWOOD PARK, Texas (AP) - A replacement has been chosen for after the mayor of a town near San Antonio is found dead after apparently being attacked by a donkey on his ranch. The Hollywood Park City Council on Tuesday night chose businessman Mark Perry to succeed Mayor...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - An embattled West Texas school district has another new leader amid the investigation into a cheating scandal. El Paso Independent School District trustees on Tuesday night chose Ken George to replace Terri Jordan as interim superintendent. Jordan says she...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A now-retired Army master sergeant and his wife have been convicted in a scheme of selling items obtained through illegal requisitions on behalf of his Fort Sam Houston unit. Federal prosecutors in San Antonio say from 2004-10, Francisco Javier De La Maza...
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is assessing how the Air Force is responding to a widening sex scandal. Republican Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon of California traveled to Lackland Air Force Base on Sunday and met with four-star Gen. Edward Rice Jr., other military...
A 32-year-old Texarkana, Texas, man is jailed on a capital murder charge in the death of a 2-year-old boy. Jimmy Paul Mahone is confined Sunday to the Bi-State Justice Building jail in Texarkana with bond set at $1.5 million. He's accused of killing Dalton Slaten of Texarkana...
A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the death of a teenage suburban Dallas girl whose body was found in a secluded wooden area near the Trinity River. A Carrollton Police Department statement Sunday said Franklin B. Davis of Irving was previously arrested...
A rocket launch site proposed for a South Texas Gulf Coast beach is drawing is drawing grumbles from environmental activists as federal officials prepare an environmental impact statement on the proposal. The FAA can grant or refuse SpaceX its license for a Cameron County launch...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - NASA and the University of Texas at El Paso have opened a space technology research center at the school's college of engineering. The grand opening was held Thursday for the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research, which will focus on research and...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man has been indicted in the deaths of his estranged wife, her boyfriend and her 13-year-old daughter. An El Paso County grand jury has indicted Luis Javier Solis-Gonzalez on capital murder charges. Prosecutors have not said whether they will...