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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police say they have taken into a custody a man they believe may be linked to the killing of a U.S. postal worker in suburban Houston. The San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office said on Sunday they had taken 36-year-old James Wayne Ham into custody. Postal inspectors...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are looking for two or three unknown suspects after one person was killed and two others were wounded in a downtown gunfight. A 27-year-old man told police he was returning home from a night club at about 6 a.m. on Sunday when he was confronted by...
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-...