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HOUSTON (AP) - A Harris County deputy and two jailers have appealed their firings over the 2011 death of an inmate diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic The recently obtained civil service records confirm the August dismissals of Joseph Jameson, Christopher Pool and Christopher...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Police are looking for three gunmen after a Central Texas clerk was wounded and another man fatally shot in a robbery after the convenience store closed. Killeen police say the man who stopped to pick up the clerk was dead at the scene early Thursday...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas jury has deadlocked over whether an official fired after $16,000 in public funds went for a party misused the money. A judge in San Antonio on Wednesday night declared a mistrial in the case of Jeanetta Tinsley. The misapplication of fiduciary...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A bronze sculpture of President John F. Kennedy is to be unveiled in Fort Worth, where he gave his last public speeches before his assassination that same day in nearby Dallas. The JFK Tribute opens Thursday in a downtown Fort Worth park, where visitors...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Planned Parenthood will ask a state judge to extend an injunction against Texas banning its clinics from the Women's Health Program. Two weeks ago, the organization won a temporary order stopping Texas from banning clinics that have ties to groups that...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is calling for the repeal of the White House-backed federal health care reform law and urging Washington to stop trampling states' rights. In a statement Wednesday reacting to Barack Obama's re-election, Perry said Obama has "a chance to...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Georgia man faces up to 10 years in prison in a failed plot to kill three people in Texas. Prosecutors in Beaumont say no sentencing date has been set for Maurice Underwood of Sylvania, Ga. Underwood on Monday pleaded guilty to...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police are looking for a gunman who opened fire into a South Texas house and wounded a 3-year-old girl then killed a man outside. San Antonio police say the gunfire early Wednesday may have been a gang-related attack after an earlier dispute. Further details...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A man and a woman from East Texas have pleaded guilty in a payroll scam involving the cashing of more than 100 fake checks. Prosecutors say 44-year-old Mark Alan McCullars of Marshall and 23-year-old Amanda Henderson Longview pleaded guilty Tuesday to...