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HOUSTON (AP) _ An FBI operative testifying in the trial of a Texas man accused of trying to sneak out of the country with restricted U.S. military documents, money and equipment in order to join al-Qaida used a mask and a partition to hide his identity in court. Mohammed al-...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A watchdog group in Texas says a jobs program touted by Republican Gov. Rick Perry only created about a third of the jobs it promised by the end of last year. But Perry's office fired back Wednesday at the conclusions reached by Texans for Public Justice...
Investigators say a driver has surrendered after two Mormon missionaries on bicycles were struck by a car and killed in South Texas. A third missionary was hurt. Department of Public Safety Trooper Johnny Hernandez says the victims wore helmets and were using bicycle lights when...
A Houston company has completed an agreement to buy 187 acres of former Naval Station Ingleside and redevelop the ex-military site. Port of Corpus Christi commissioners on Tuesday approved the sale to Canyon Supply and Logistics, with a $1 million down payment. The rest of the...
An official says a Texas state representative will plead guilty to a felony charge related to using taxpayer money to reimburse himself for travel expenses that had already been paid for through his campaign. Gregg Cox with the Travis County district attorney's office said...
A West Texas school administrator indicted in a federal fraud investigation over use of education funds has resigned. Trustees of the El Paso Independent School District have accepted the resignation of Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia, effective Nov. 30. Garcia did not attend...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) _ Residents in New Braunfels will vote Tuesday on whether they want to ban disposable containers on their rivers, a proposal that has divided a town whose economy relies heavily on tourism. The New Braunfels City Council voted in August to ban the cans...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A motorcycle stunt rider has died from injuries suffered during practice for an exhibition at Texas Motor Speedway. Jim McNeil was taken by helicopter to Fort Worth hospital, where he was pronounced dead, track spokesman Mike Zizzo said. The 32-year-old...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Three motorcyclists have been killed in separate crashes during a large annual motorcycle rally in Galveston. Officials say some 400,000 people have descended on Galveston for the Lone Star Rally. Galveston police say two people were killed Friday when a...