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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The execution of a Texas woman convicted of murdering her 71-year-old neighbor will mark the first time in three years that a woman has been put to death in the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly McCarthy is scheduled for lethal injection Tuesday evening...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two men charged in a shooting that left three people wounded at a Houston-area community college are scheduled to appear in court. Harris County Jail records show 22-year-olds Carlton Berry and Trey Foster face court appearances Monday. Both are charged with...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Waco police say vandals caused an estimated $100,000 in damage at a cemetery by destroying some monuments, grave markers and statues. Large crosses were broken off their bases and full-size angel statues were on the ground at Oakwood Cemetery. Police say the...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas prosecutor indicted on racketeering charges disagrees with his former law partner and co-defendant in arguing his upcoming trial should stay in Brownsville. Former Cameron County district attorney Armando Villalobos's attorney, Joel...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two instructors at a South Texas base that provides basic training for the Air Force face separate court-martials on charges arising from a sex scandal. Staff Sgt. Eddy Soto and Staff Sgt. Donald Davis have been scheduled for military trials to begin Monday at...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Police say a second suspect has been arrested in a shooting that wounded three people at a Houston-area college. Police Officer David Tilley said Friday that Trey Foster was captured in the Dallas suburb of Plano. Foster faces two counts of aggravated assault...
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - East Texas has had a minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake happened at 1:01 a.m. Friday and was centered about two miles west-northwest of Timpson. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office had no immediate reports of damage or...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - Three former employees of a South Texas county under a federal corruption investigation have pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme relating to county contracts. Former Maverick County auditor's worker Alejandra Garcia pleaded guilty Thursday to taking a bribe...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The battle for higher-education dollars begins as the Senate Finance Committee hears testimony on the funding needs of four state university systems. The panel will hear testimony Friday in Austin on the needs of the Texas State University System, Texas Tech...