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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Walt Disney Co. is moving all four of is cruise ships to Florida during the first half of 2014. The company announced the decision last week after an extended run on the U.S. west coast. Officials say the weak European economy played a role in the decision...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Texas Panhandle county have gone to court trying to keep about $9,000 and more than 120 casino-style gaming devices known as eight-liner machines. Potter County authorities allege the confiscated items were used for illegal gambling. Records...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Freezing weather has reached parts of Texas as windy conditions cut electricity to central parts of the state. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory until midday Monday in Austin area, where about 2,300 customers of Austin Energy lost power...
Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila say police found the bodies of four men hanging from a highway overpass in the capital city of Saltillo. Coahuila state security spokesman Sergio Sisbeles says the victims found Friday had been tortured and had their feet and...
Police have ordered an autopsy on a newly born infant found dead in a restroom at a Central Texas department store near Fort Hood. A Killeen police statement says an employee at a Walmart Superstore in Killeen found the newly born child not breathing in a women's restroom at the...
A South Texas jury has convicted a former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of his estranged common-law wife. Jurors in Corpus Christi convicted ex-Alice police Officer Jose Gonzales the Third of capital murder. Prosecutors did not seek the death penalty so Gonzales...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott are urging the passage of a new federal law to fight child pornography, sexual predators and human trafficking. The two Republicans are expected to call for the passage of the new Child Protection...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Decades of work are about to come to fruition for the family of a World War II veteran injured when he was struck by a German tank in France. The U.S. Army is scheduled to award a posthumous Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars Friday to Pvt. Juan C. Marquez,...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texan has pleaded guilty to enticing a 9-year-old Minnesota girl he met online into posing nude and emailing him the photo. Prosecutors in Houston say 33-year-old Steve Correa-Franco of Spring remains in custody until sentencing in March. He faces up to life in...