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HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area woman has been accused of killing her 19-year-old son by shooting him in the head as he sat on a couch after they argued. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday did not immediately provide information on a murder charge pending against the...
DALLAS (AP) - The walls are to come tumbling down on an apartment building where Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in Dallas. Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio says the demolition of the building at 600 Elsbeth St. is to start Monday morning. President John F. Kennedy's assassin...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is returning to work and the first order of business is setting the ground rules. Lawmakers in the Legislature's lower chamber failed to pass a resolution that will govern how they operate the first week of the 83rd Legislature. The House...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Senate Finance Chairman Tommy Williams are expected to lay out the draft state budget, revealing the Republican leaders' spending priorities for the next two years. They will discuss the 2014-2015 budget Monday before the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A now 8-year-old boy snatched from his home as an infant is expected to move into a new home with his four siblings. Miguel Morin is to go live with Juanita and Joseph Aguillard on Friday after a judge granted them custody. The couple also has custody of Morin's...
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) - A North Texas house fire has claimed the lives of a woman and three children. Names of the victims of the Haltom City fire and their possible relationship were not immediately released Friday. Investigators are trying to determine what caused Thursday...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police have canceled an Amber Alert after finding a missing Houston 2-year-old and arresting a family friend accused of abducting the child. Houston police found Alizae Rene Mata late Thursday at an apartment complex with 22-year-old Jessenia Saldana. Alizae and...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - State auditors have begun reviewing whether some educators at a West Texas school district cheated on federal accountability standards. Auditors from the Texas Education Agency interviewed employees at the Canutillo Independent School District, which is...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas boot camp that disciplines children with stun guns and handcuffs is being investigated on assault allegations. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge is to discuss the investigation Friday afternoon. Earlier this week he said a local boot camp...