By Brian Hughes | 04/07/14 08:00 AM
President Obama this week will devote much of his attention to the economy, holding multiple events on jobs before traveling to Texas to raise money for Democrats and attend a memorial service at Fort Hood. The White House spent most of last week trumpeting the more than 7 million Americans...
04/06/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week's shooting rampage. A Fort Hood spokesman confirms there will be a remembrance ceremony that day, and presidential adviser Dan Pfeiffer tells...
04/03/14 07:45 PM
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Texarkana will receive a $7,700 grant from the state to develop sites in the Maxwell Industrial Park. The Texarkana Gazette reported (http://is.gd/p00iJ6 ) Thursday the grant, awarded through the Arkansas General Improvement Fund, will support an environmental study and...
04/03/14 06:00 PM
GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — He grew up in Puerto Rico and played percussion in his high school band. He spent a decade working as a police officer and serving in the National Guard, part of that time as a peacekeeper in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. And then he joined the U.S. Army. That was...
04/03/14 03:45 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is not getting its share of venture capital investment, but experts disagreed Thursday on how to remedy the problem. Texas accounts for 9 percent of U.S. economic activity, according the Dallas Federal Reserve, but the state attracts only 5 percent of venture...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/03/14 01:47 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that President Obama's thoughts were with the families of those killed in a mass shooting at Fort Hood military base and said more must be done to help veterans returning from the nation's wars.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/03/14 01:44 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, reacting to the Fort Hood shooting, said he believes gun laws should prohibit those with mental illness from buying firearms. “There's no question that those with mental health issues should be prevented from owning weapons or being able to purchase weapons,"...
By Brian Hughes | 04/03/14 08:56 AM
President Obama late Wednesday received updates on the shooting at Ford Hood, Texas, and said he was “heartbroken” over the second episode of mass violence at the military base in recent years.
By Associated Press | 04/02/14 07:59 PM
At least three military personnel remain in critical condition after a gunman at Fort Hood killed three people and wounded 16 others before committing suicide. A spokesman for Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple on Thursday said three patients are critical and six are listed as serious.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/02/14 06:58 PM
President Obama is receiving updates on a possible shooting at Fort Hood military base in Texas, the White House said Wednesday afternoon. "The president has been informed of reports of a shooting at Fort Hood,” said deputy press secretary Josh Earnest, who is traveling with the president in...
By Will Weissert | 04/02/14 01:37 PM
Another federal lawsuit has been filed challenging new provisions in Texas' tough restrictions on abortion.
03/31/14 05:55 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A heated primary battle may have given the incumbent Texas Supreme Court justices up for re-election a financial edge, or at least a head start, over their Democratic challengers. William Moody, an El Paso district judge who previously ran for the Texas...
By Associated Press | 03/31/14 08:21 AM
Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor's race back to education — but not over classroom spending cuts.
03/28/14 09:45 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — One of the biggest Texas liquor store chains has reported a security breach that exposed personal information of customers at some of its smaller stores. The Houston-based Spec's chain said in a Friday statement that the breach exposed data from Oct. 31, 2012, through March 20,...
03/28/14 09:45 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A key state agency has hired a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas of Texas with significant oil and gas drilling activities. The Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates drilling statewide, announced Friday that it had...
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