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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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is considering a proposal that would create special districts operated by turnaround experts to improve struggling schools. The bill by Dallas Democratic Sen. Royce West cleared the Senate May 1. The House will likely vote on it on Tuesday -...
In a continuing push to sign-off on almost anything gun, the Texas Senate approved a bill Tuesday night to allow applicants to qualify for a concealed-handgun license to use either a revolver or a semi-automatic pistol. Under current law, Texans who qualified to carry a revolver...
DALLAS (AP) - A rare $10 bill from 1929 marked with the name of the Texas town of West is set to be auctioned off to benefit the families of victims of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion there. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions will offer up the bill Tuesday. The April 17...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado. Gov. Rick Perry on Monday night announced activation of Texas Task Force 1 (one). The emergency response came after a...
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...
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-...