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JACINTO CITY, Texas (AP) - A teenager blamed for wounding two Houston-area police officers has been captured after also being shot. Police early Thursday shot 17-year-old Edgar Omar Cuellar at a home in Jacinto (juh-SIN'-toh) City. Authorities say Cuellar and two Jacinto City...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Senate Education Committee is set to discuss a string bills including a controversial proposal to lift the cap on the number of licenses issued to operate charter schools statewide. Sen. Dan Patrick chairs the committee and wants to do away with the...
KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Officials say six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and nine were injured when a truck being pursued by Kingsville police crashed into a security barrier at Naval Air Station Kingsville. Senior Cpl. Charlie Ramirez that says after the vehicle didn...
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say the pickup truck that a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy stole from his parents' home along with guns and ammunition has been found after a deadly attempted home invasion in Texas. The Ellis County Sheriff's Department in North Texas says two male suspects...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking a federal appeals court for an emergency order blocking a ruling that bars Texas from granting new water permits on two South Texas rivers. The order last week came from U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack, who...
NORTH ZULCH, Texas (AP) - Crews have reopened a Central Texas rail line after a truck hauling live chickens and a freight train collided in a derailment. BNSF Railway Co. spokesman Joe Faust said Tuesday that 11 cars and four locomotives derailed near North Zulch, about 120...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A former Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service employee has been arrested and accused of misusing a Texas 4H Foundation checking account and credit cards. A Texas A&M University Police Department statement Tuesday says Lorenza Rios Nunez of...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas lawyer has been sentenced to two years in prison for misusing $365,000 he was supposed to manage. A federal judge in Beaumont on Tuesday sentenced 40-year-old Matthew Taylor Morones of Silsbee. Morones last September pleaded guilty to...
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...