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DALLAS (AP) - Strong winds have downed some power lines and cut electricity to parts of North Texas. Power provider Oncor on Monday reported more than 2,000 homes and businesses without electricity, mainly in the Dallas area. A utility spokesman says the windy conditions blew in...
DALLAS (AP) - The four Republican candidates vying to be Texas lieutenant governor - a post considered to be the most powerful in the state - are getting their first televised chance to win over voters. Dallas public television station KERA is hosting an hour-long debate at 8 p...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Trial is to open this week of a West Texas woman who says her military husband's deployment overseas left her too stressed to care for their three children, including a 22-month-old daughter who died. Jury selection is scheduled for Monday in Abilene in the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Officials at a San Antonio Air Force base say they have found a small bat colony hibernating in the exterior walls of a basic training dormitory. The U.S. Air Force Joint Base San Antonio said in a news release Sunday the colony at Joint Base San Antonio-...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after being accused by authorities of running over a group of people outside a suburban Houston dance hall. Tito Estrada Juarez is facing a murder charge for the death of Alexandra Rodriguez. Authorities allege that Juarez...
The family of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman says she has been removed from life support following a judge's ruling that a Fort Worth hospital was misapplying state law in the case. A judge had given John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth hospital until 5 p.m. Monday to...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A spokeswoman for a Texas hospital says it won't say Saturday whether it plans to appeal a judge's order to take a pregnant brain-dead woman off of life support. J.R. Labbe says John Peter Smith Hospital won't announce a decision Saturday but she didn't...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas lawyer has been sentenced in El Paso to 20 years in federal prison for scheming to launder money for a Mexican drug cartel. U.S. District Judge David Briones sentenced El Paso lawyer Marco Antonio Delgado on Friday. Delgado was found guilty in...
DALLAS (AP) - A judge has approved a motion to move the death penalty trial of a man accused of killing three people, including two prosecutors, to another North Texas county. Judge Michael Snipes on Friday OK'd the request by defense attorneys for 46-year-old Eric Williams...