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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is planning a trip to California to recruit businesses to relocate to Texas. Perry is flying to the West Coast on Sunday after airing radio across the state this week declaring that California is a difficult place to operate a business...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The dollar figures at issue in the David Dewhurst Senate campaign fund embezzlement case continue to grow - and so does the investigation of the allegations. Documents Dewhurst's attorneys recently submitted to the Federal Election Commission accuse Kenneth...
GEOGRETOWN, Texas (AP) - A juror who helped wrongfully convict a Texas man for murder says he wishes he would have had an opportunity to see more evidence during the trial. Michael Morton served nearly 25 years in prison for killing his wife Christine, but was freed on DNA...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Just before he declared Texas' public school finance system unconstitutional, District Judge John Dietz speculated it could take an extra $2,000 per student for the state to fix the problem. He also noted that that would cost Texas an additional $10 billion...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - Rocky Mountain National Park officials say a body found by two people snowshoeing in the park may be that of a missing Texas man. Park officials said Tuesday the body was found against a tree in a thick timbered area, about 100 feet off...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A former district attorney says he can't remember being in possession of any evidence that could have prevented the wrongful murder conviction of a man who spent nearly 25 years in prison as a result. A court of inquiry is examining if Ken Anderson acted...
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) - Police say an Iraq War veteran said he gunned down a former Navy SEAL and his friend at a Texas shooting range because he didn't trust them and thought they would kill him first. Eddie Ray Routh is charged with killing Chris Kyle, author of the best-...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for the husband or boyfriend of a woman who appears to have been killed by someone who repeatedly drove over her body. Police received a call about a body in the parking lot of a northwest Houston park about 3 a.m. Monday. They found a...
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - A Texas man who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 25 years in his wife's murder says he and his legal team were never informed that investigators knew his then-3-year-old son said he saw someone else beat the woman to death. Michael Morton was...