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BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A jury in Bryan listens to opening statements and begins hearing testimony in the case of a convicted killer already serving a life term and now accused in the death of a corrections officer. Forty-five-year-old John Ray Falk Jr. could wind up with a death...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Police say gunfire at a motorcycle clubhouse in East Texas has left two men wounded. Tyler police Sgt. Jason Burton says investigators are trying to identify suspects in the shootings early Monday at the Hyena clubhouse. Burton says both victims have been...
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...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Corpus Christi man who inherited a painting from his mother took it to appraisers with the popular PBS program "Antiques Roadshow" and has learned it's worth up to $1 million. Rue Ferguson says his great-grandparents bought the painting by Mexican...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two people are recovering in a Houston hospital after a pickup truck veered off a Houston freeway and slammed into their apartment building. The driver of the truck says someone in another vehicle was chasing him Friday morning along Interstate 45 and he lost...
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...
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...