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A police detective has been selected to preside over a grand jury that will likely consider cases stemming from a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco, Texas. District Judge Ralph Strother chose police veteran James Head Wednesday to serve as foreman of the panel that...
The Alice Police Department is searching for Nicolas Gomez, white, male, 7 years old, 12/13/07, 4 FT, 60 LBS, brown hair short hair – shaved, brown eyes. Police are looking for Channing Eloy Galbraith, white, male, 29 years old, 01/06/1986, 5 FT 7 inches, 160LBS, brown hair,...
Blue Bell is beginning a trial run of ice cream production at its Alabama plant after a national recall that followed a series of listeria illnesses. Alabama Health Officer Don Williamson said Wednesday the company notified the department that it will begin a trial run of...
A federal judge has awarded a Texas woman nearly $230,000, saying a cable company harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about them. Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan federal court ordered Time Warner Cable Inc. on Tuesday to make the $229,500 payment to...
Dozens of speakers at a University of Texas forum appealed for the removal from the Austin campus of statues honoring Confederate Civil War heroes. More than 100 people filled the auditorium in the campus Student Activity Center for the midday Tuesday forum, and an overwhelming...
Police say a man was injured when he was slashed by a double-sided sword during an argument in North Austin. An arrest warrant affidavit says 23-year-old Joshua Mejia was charged Friday with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury. Police say officers responded to a home...
An 11-foot, 400-pound alligator game officials say was shot and killed without a permit has been identified as the beast that killed a late-night swimmer at a Southeast Texas marina. Texas game officials say the alligator was shot in the head and killed Monday afternoon in Adams...
Officials at the University of Texas at Austin have put together a revised funding plan for renovations for the school's 35-acre intramural complex. University President Gregory L. Fenves is asking the UT System Board of Regents to approve the revised funding at its August...
A gay couple has received a marriage license after filing a federal lawsuit against a North Texas county clerk who previously cited her religious opposition to gay marriage in denying the license. Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton filed the lawsuit Monday against Hood County Clerk...