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The driver of a Central Texas school bus involved in a collision that injured 32 people, including 29 children, has died of his injuries almost a month after the crash. Academy school district officials say James Johnson died Wednesday of injuries he suffered in the Jan. 17...
A Houston-area jury has returned a $20 million verdict for a rape victim who accused her apartment complex of not telling residents about other attacks. The Houston Chronicle reports the victim lived at the Promenade Cullen Park complex, where she was raped in February 2009. The...
The chances of Texas holding a primary in April are fading fast. A federal court late Tuesday expressed skepticism that Texas could organize primary elections earlier than May. Even the most optimistic date, April 24, was deemed impossible by several county elections workers...
Federal authorities say they've arrested an alleged sexual predator wanted in Texas at a truck stop west of Phoenix. Deputy U.S. Marshals took 63-year-old Robert Franz into custody Tuesday afternoon in Buckeye. They say Franz was wanted by the Pampa Police Department in Texas...
Testimony has begun in the trial of a North Texas man accused of torturing his former neighbor while holding her captive for nearly two weeks. Jeffrey Allan Maxwell is charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault. If convicted, he would face up to life in...
Owners of a northeast Texas farm have obtained a court order to block TransCanada from crossing the farm with a proposed pipeline planned to carry Canadian oil to refineries along the Texas Gulf coast. Lamar County Court-at-Law Judge Bill Harris ordered TransCanada...
A man has been arrested after trying to pay for a lap dance at an Austin strip club with crack cocaine and then resisting arrest. Authorities say 26-year-old Ricardo Luna, arrested Sunday, has been charged with retaliation, resisting arrest and harassment of a public servant. He...
Dallas police say an officer is in stable condition after a man opened fire on his car and a bullet hit the officer's lapel microphone before going into his neck. Police say the suspect, 19-year-old Alexander Bryson, then killed himself. The officer, whose name is not yet being...
A Muleshoe police officer shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call has been released from the hospital. Muleshoe Police Chief Brian Frieda tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ( http://bit.ly/wNLZts ) that on Friday, Sgt. Steve Bartley was shot once in the side and a...