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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error. Fort Worth Democrat Lon Burnam called the point of order Monday night, derailing it. The measure would have allowed a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Nashville say Texas state troopers and deputy U.S. marshals have arrested a homicide suspect in Lyford, Texas. Eric Lozano, who is 31 years old and from Lyford, was arrested Monday night in the killing of Mitchel T. Moreno in a Nashville motel...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A proposal to crack down on the slaughter of sharks for their fins has stalled in the last stages of the Texas Legislature. After encountering opposition on the floor of the Texas Senate Monday, Democratic Sen. Juan Hinojosa of McAllen withdrew his proposal...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Disaster help may be available for losses not covered by insurance in a Central Texas town recovering from a fertilizer plant explosion. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday urged survivors of the April 17 blast in West to check with FEMA after...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A trial begins Tuesday that could determine which country will decide the fate of 13-year-old twin boys at the center of an international custody battle that extends from Eastern Europe to Middle Tennessee. The boys are American citizens who were born in...
COLORADO CITY, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of people are joining the parents of a 13-year-old Texas cheerleader to remember the teenager who disappeared in December 2010 and turned up dead last month. Through songs and prayers they remembered Hailey Darlene Dunn's short life. The...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Supporters say a new water taxi service across the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is meant to bolster tourism in the city's Sports Entertainment Arts District. The Harbor Water Taxi will operate on weekends starting June 1 through the summer. The water...
DALLAS (AP) - Emergency responders have been searching for a Dallas firefighter who reported by radio being trapped while battling a blaze at a condominium complex. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says the search continues for the firefighter unaccounted for in the six-...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Two women playing video games at a North Texas convenience store and a worker have been burned after a suspect set one of those customers on fire. The Fort Worth Fire Department says the incident happened early Monday. Another woman suspected of throwing...