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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The fight over Texas voting maps is back in federal court. A three-judge panel in San Antonio on Wednesday will hear arguments from state attorneys and minority rights groups for the first time since the November elections. That's when Texans voted based on...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A judge is to decide if an Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will represent himself at his upcoming murder trial. Maj. Nidal Hasan's request is among many issues to be addressed at a pretrial hearing Wednesday...
DALLAS (AP) - A resident of a North Texas mental hospital has been charged with threatening to blow up two federal courthouses. A federal complaint accuses Christopher Stephens of making the threats against the U.S. courthouses in Dallas and Fort Worth in three telephone calls...
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) - 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."...