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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Black Friday got off to a rowdy start at a San Antonio mall where police say one shopper pulled a gun on another who punched him in the face while they were waiting in line at a Sears store. Police Sgt. Rob Carey says a man rushed into the store when it opened...
DENTON, Texas (AP) - University of North Texas police are urging students on the Denton campus be cautious after a male student reported being abducted and sexually assaulted this week. The student said he was walking Tuesday evening when occupants of a car pulled up and asked...
DALLAS (AP) - The 49th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination has been marked in Dallas with an impromptu ceremony. A few hundred people, mostly tourists, gathered near downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza and the famous grassy knoll to mark the event Thursday at the...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A coyote believed responsible for the recent killings of several pets in a Galveston County neighborhood has been caught. Police tell The Galveston County Daily News the animal has been snagged in a trap set placed by the department's animal control...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Thanksgiving came early for some Texas military personnel who were treated to a holiday meal at the Governor's Mansion in Austin. Gov. Rick Perry and his wife, Anita, hosted Monday's luncheon for veterans and active-duty military to thank them for their...
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) - North Texas has had another minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.3 magnitude quake was recorded at 10:50 p.m. Monday and centered about two miles east-southeast of Mansfield. The area is about 20 miles southeast of Fort Worth. Law...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Federal investigators plan to re-enact the factors that converged in a West Texas train crash into a parade float that killed four veterans. The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled the test for Tuesday afternoon at the Union Pacific railroad...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is set to give details on how the city plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary next year of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A news conference is set for Tuesday afternoon. A committee of Dallas business and community...
HOUSTON (AP) - A second day of deliberations awaited a Houston jury deciding the sentence of a Texas woman convicted of murder after a 2011 fire at her home day care killed four children. Jurors in the punishment phase of Jessica Tata's trial were to resume working Tuesday. They...