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DESOTO, Texas (AP) - The bodies of a suburban Dallas couple have been found in a house in an apparent murder-suicide on the day their divorce became final. DeSoto police on Tuesday night received a 911 call about a break-in at a house and minutes later discovered the bodies...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for the neglect-related death of her diabetic 9-year-old daughter. A judge in Dallas on Monday sentenced 31-year-old Georgia Jones. Jones pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child in the May 2008 death of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas House members are to discuss a proposed ban on school districts from requiring student ID badges embedded with locator chips. The bill by influential Republican Rep. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham would allow voluntary use of such IDs, but wouldn't let...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lawmakers are planning to hear testimony on who decides the terminally ill patient's fate when the family and doctors disagree. The hearing in the Texas Senate on Tuesday will hear from those who want to revise the current rules and others who think the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Nobody has been hurt in a fire that knocked a San Antonio television station off the air. Firefighters early Tuesday responded to the blaze at the building housing WOAI-TV at a time when the station does morning newscasts. Flames were seen on the second story...
Police say a man was fatally shot and an officer wounded twice in a confrontation that began when the man was seen driving erratically. They say the motorist was spotted shortly before midnight Sunday weaving through traffic and later driving slowly with the driver's side door...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Backers of the Texas Historical Commission hope to combine tax dollars and private money to showcase the state's past in a more interactive way. Commission leaders are launching a fundraising effort for more history-preserving and digital projects. Gov. Rick...
A federal judge in Pittsburgh has dismissed one lawsuit from people who bought tickets to the February 2011 Super Bowl in Dallas, but had to watch it on TV because their seats weren't properly installed in time for the game. U.S. District Judge David Cercone dismissed the fraud...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A military judge has sentenced an Air Force instructor to four years in prison for raping a female trainee at the South Texas base where he worked. Lt. Col. Matthew Van Dalen also sentenced Staff Sgt. Eddy Soto to a dishonorable discharge after convicting him...