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More than 1,000 people have attended the funeral of a college football player who was shot and killed by a North Texas police officer answering a burglary call at a car dealership. Saturday's service for Christian Taylor at Koinonia (koyn-oh-NEE'-uh) Christian Church in...
A Central Texas police officer has fatally shot an armed man during a disturbance call at an apartment complex. Police in Boerne (BER'-nee) say the shooting happened Friday night. The officer has been placed on administrative leave. Boerne police say two officers responded to...
A 38-year-old man in an Iowa jail has been accused of setting fire to a car outside the Texas Capitol on Aug. 7. A Texas Department of Public Safety statement issued Thursday says Iowa resident Michael Patrick Wagner was arrested in Marion, Iowa, on an unrelated charge. Two...
No rolling blackouts were needed after managers of the state's biggest electrical grid issued a conservation alert. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas appealed for electricity consumers to cut their demand during Thursday afternoon peak demand hours of 3 p.m. to 7 p.m...
Autopsy reports for nine people killed in a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco were released Thursday, nearly three months after the confrontation outside the Twin Peaks restaurant - but authorities still have not said who shot whom. The autopsies, released by McLennan...
UPDATE: The University of Texas at Austin will not be relocating the statues of Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson on Saturday, Aug. 15, as initially planned. In response to a request for a temporary restraining order that was filed in state district court Friday afternoon, the...
Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a black woman arrested after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop. About 25 demonstrators led by the New Black Panther Party marched...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rick Perry has raised so little money for his second-chance presidential bid that he's stopped paying his campaign staffers, the kind of cash crisis that could normally sink a candidate. But the former Texas governor has well-funded super PACs that say they'...
The Arlington, Texas, police recruit who fatally shot an unarmed college football player during a break-in at a car dealership early Friday has been fired for "exercising poor judgment," the police chief said Tuesday. Christian Taylor, 19, was fatally shot by Arlington Police...