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DALLAS (AP) - The man in the cowboy hat handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot by Jack Ruby, is set to receive the police commendation award. A ceremony is set for Tuesday morning to present the award to retired Dallas police detective Jim Leavelle (leh-VEHL'). Dallas...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Parts of a storm-flooded Central Texas city hall will remain closed a few more days as cleanup continues. A spokesman for the city of College Station says affected staffers will likely be able to move back into their offices around the end of the...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is scheduled to give the keynote address at Santa Fe Community College's commencement ceremony. The 38-year-old is slated to speak May 22 in the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center. Castro, whose twin brother is...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A contentious bill requiring politically active nonprofits to make the names of major donors public is on the verge of clearing the Texas Legislature. The measure faces a final vote in the House Tuesday. If approved, it heads to Gov. Rick Perry, who will...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Officials and community leaders are this week commemorating 19 individuals who died in what became America's deadliest human smuggling attempt. Tuesday marks the incident's 10th anniversary. More than 70 people who had entered the country illegally from...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Law enforcement agencies across the state are conducting ceremonies this week to honor fallen officers in their locales and nationwide. The observances are part of National Police Week. On Tuesday, the Texas Department of Public Safety will honor all Texas...
PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) - Wildfires have broken out in a North Texas community devastated by 2011 blazes that destroyed about 200 homes during the drought. No injuries were reported Tuesday in the wildfires that scorched about 130 acres near Possum Kingdom Lake, 75 miles west of...
EMHOUSE, Texas (AP) - Navarro County authorities say two people have drowned and a 2-year-old was seriously hurt after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized in a stock pond. Justice of the Peace Connie Hickman tells the Corsicana Daily Sun (http://bit.ly/10GeAiK ) the two...
The Texas House tentatively approved the Michael Morton Act without opposition and without debate Monday, then followed with unanimous approval for a Morton-backed bill extending the statute of limitations on misconduct complaints against prosecutors. With final House approval...