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IRVING, Texas (AP) - Federal investigators are working to find what caused a charter bus crash loaded with elderly casino-goers near Dallas, killing two and injuring 41. Among those killed was the organizer of the trip to an Oklahoma casino. Witnesses say the Cardinal Coach Line...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The man in line to become San Antonio's public school superintendent is defending his personal financial and legal problems by saying they've made him a better leader. Manuel Isquierdo heads the Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Ariz., and is the...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Kaufman County authorities say they're receiving tips "on a fairly regular basis" as they move forward with the investigation of the murders of District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife and one of McLelland's assistant prosecutors, Mark Hasse. But sheriff'...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A prosecutor says a Texas Panhandle grand jury's decision is to be revealed in sex assault cases against eccentric millionaire artist Stanley Marsh 3. Special prosecutor Matt Powell said the Potter County panel's decision will likely be released Thursday,...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus. Conroe Deputy Police Chief Russell Reynolds says the outbreak was detected April 4 when two dogs showed the typical...
DALLAS (AP) - One man has died in a Dallas apartment fire but three people survived after tying sheets together and climbing from a second-floor balcony. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says a 4-year-old boy smelled smoke early Thursday and woke his mother and father...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Another West Texas school district will investigate whether student transfer credits were manipulated to cheat federal accountability rules. Trustees of the Ysleta Independent School District voted Wednesday to do an internal review. Ysleta officials say no...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man accused of stabbing more than a dozen people at a Houston-area college is set to make his first court appearance since being charged in the attack. Dylan Quick was to be in a Houston courtroom Thursday morning. The 20-year-old is charged with three counts of...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas convict with a lengthy criminal history has been executed for fatally shooting a man and raping the slain man's fiancee. Fifty-year-old Rickey Lynn Lewis received a lethal injection Tuesday evening for the murder of 45-year-old George Newman more...