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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court is considering appeals from a North Texas man set to die for the carjack-slaying of a 17-year-old a dozen years ago. Ronnie Threadgill faced lethal injection Tuesday evening in Huntsville for fatally shooting Dexter McDonald near...
A Humble private school teacher accused of fondling a student has been charged with indecency with a child, but is denying the allegations by saying she’s prejudiced. The incident allegedly happened on March 1 inside a classroom at Northwest Preparatory Academy, which is located...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will be back in court for another preliminary hearing - just six weeks before his military trial is set to begin. A military judge is to consider Tuesday allowing certain evidence...
DALLAS (AP) - A 74-year-old passenger who broke several ribs in a deadly bus crash near Dallas has sued the company operating the vehicle. An attorney for Charlotte Reed of Fort Worth filed a negligence lawsuit Monday in Dallas naming Cardinal Coach Lines Inc. of Mansfield. Bus...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force has moved the military trial of an instructor allegedly involved in a sex scandal at South Texas base to Mississippi. Col. Polly Kenny, spokeswoman for the Air Force on the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland case, says the trial is being held...
BURKE, Texas (AP) - An East Texas pilot has survived the fiery crash of his ultralight plane after the low-flying aircraft clipped some power lines. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Sunday night near Burke, about 100 miles northeast of Houston...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police are trying to identify some human bones discovered along the Trinity River. Police say the bones were found Sunday by people walking their dogs. Investigators are trying to identify the remains, which included a skull, a torso and some clothing...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Authorities have found the bodies of a woman and a man in a Northeast Texas house and police are investigating if the deaths are a murder and a suicide. Texarkana police say officers responded to a 911 call Sunday night from a family member in the home...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Ethics Commission is up for review and some possible changes at the state Legislature. The House Elections Committee will consider significant changes to the commission, which collects campaign finance reports and investigates complaints against...