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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The capital murder trial of a Houston man accused of killing a 79-year-old woman during a shooting spree outside a Southeast Texas courthouse is getting fully underway. Bartholomew Granger faces life in prison without parole or the death penalty if he's...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A former publisher of the Tyler Morning Telegraph is being remembered as a man devoted to his East Texas community. Calvin Nelson Clyde Jr. died Sunday in Tyler. He was 92. In addition to the Morning Telegraph, Clyde was publisher of the former Tyler Courier-...
Karon Wright, a counselor at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Grand Prairie ISD, has been "immediately relieved of all duties," the district said, after an offensive remark written from her Facebook account on WFAA-TV's Facebook page in regards to the explosion in West, Texas. "...
The owner of the fertilizer plant that shattered a Central Texas town and killed at least 14 people says his "heart is broken with grief for the tragic losses." In a statement Friday, West Fertilizer owner Donald Adair said the Wednesday explosion "will continue to hurt deeply...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Search and rescue efforts are continuing in the neighborhoods surrounding the fertilizer plant destroyed in a devastating explosion that damaged blocks of homes and other buildings. A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said Friday that emergency...
WEST, Texas (AP) - The two U.S. senators from Texas will be in the small community of West to view the damage from this week's massive fertilizer plant explosion. Sens. John Cornyn (KOHR'-nihn) and Ted Cruz are set to get a briefing Friday while viewing the disaster up close and...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Some who survived the fiery end to the 51-day standoff at the Branch Davidians' Central Texas compound are to gather for a memorial service on the 20th anniversary of the fire. Survivors and others who see the events as an unwarranted government intrusion into...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A sheriff says investigators in the slayings of two Texas prosecutors got their big break from a tip about a storage unit that contained guns and a vehicle tied to the crimes. When authorities uncovered the storage unit, they also unraveled what they...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A woman who was among the last passengers to be released from a hospital following a deadly bus accident in North Texas has become the second person to file a lawsuit against the bus charter company. Patricia Ruth Markham is seeking damages from Cardinal...