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  • Cruz responds to election speculation: You don't know what you're talking about

    Okay, so maybe he's not "all in."

  • 2nd Texas-Oklahoma 345-kilovolt project done

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Utility crews have finished a second 345-kilovolt transmission line between the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma to provide more export capacity for wind-generated power. Xcel Energy in Amarillo on Monday announced completion of the estimated 200-mile line from near...

  • Attorney: Texas asbestos decision ‘absolutely not’ gaining traction in other jurisdictions

    ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Texas defense attorney recently said that as asbestos litigation changes, the laws governing legal causation must also change – and the recent Bostic decision from the Texas Supreme Court is a prime example of that change despite the fact that it is not having a...

  • Texas police ID man fatally shot while with sister

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a man had been showing his 13-year-old sister how to take apart a gun when he was fatally shot. Police on Monday identified the victim as 22-year-old Gregory Higgon. Investigators did not immediately say who apparently pulled the trigger during the accident...

  • Fort Worth boy, 14, drowns trying to recover dove

    ALVARDO, Texas (AP) — A 14-year-old North Texas boy has drowned in a stock pond while trying to retrieve a dove that was shot during a hunting trip. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the victim as Joseph Lopez of Fort Worth. Lt. Tim Jones says the boy was part of group...

  • Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded boaters off Texas

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Three people who reported being stranded and disoriented in their disabled boat off the Texas coast this weekend later turned up on land in a rescue that spanned two days. The Coast Guard announced the rescue in a statement late Sunday. The trio called for help...

  • Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7 books

    DALLAS (AP) — A suburban Dallas school has reversed course and will let students read seven books removed from an approved list amid some parents' concerns about sex scenes and references to abortion, abuse and rape. Highland Park Independent School District Superintendent Dawson Orr apologized...

  • Houston police seek attacker after cabbie slain

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston cab driver has been fatally shot after arriving home from work. Houston police on Monday sought the attacker in what investigators believe was an attempted robbery outside the taxi driver's residence. Police say the cabbie pulled up to his townhome late Sunday night...

  • Jury to decide sentence in poisoned doctor trial

    HOUSTON (AP) — It's now up to a jury to sentence a Texas cancer researcher for poisoning her colleague and lover by spiking his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze. Closing arguments are set for Monday in the punishment phase of the trial of Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, a breast cancer...

  • Police: Texas 7-Eleven clerk helped plan robbery

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin police say a 7-Eleven clerk helped orchestrate a robbery at the store. Police have charged four people with a first-degree felony count of engaging in organized criminal activity. That includes 21-year-old employee Leah Gonzalez. An off-duty Travis County jail...

  • Deputy: Family members foil robbery in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Harris County Sheriff's Office says a robbery suspect has been apprehended after an armed relative of the victim chased down the man. Deputies say a man and his daughter had pulled into the driveway of their Houston home when they were approached by three people. They say the...

  • Report: Plane engine sputtering before Texas crash

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators say witnesses saw a plane's engine sputtering and smoking before a fatal crash near an Austin airport. The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary investigation report details the Sept. 10 crash that killed 55-year-old David Anderson of...

  • 1 killed, 1 hurt in crash of homebuilt Texas plane

    SHEPHERD, Texas (AP) — One person has been killed and a second injured when a homebuilt, single-engine plane crashed at a private airfield in Southeast Texas. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says it's not clear what caused the unregistered plane to crash late Saturday...

  • El Paso border bridge upgrades to start Monday

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Some lanes of a border bridge linking West Texas and Mexico will be closed for high-tech upgrades. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in El Paso say improvements to the southbound lanes of the Bridge of the Americas are set to begin Monday. The work includes...

  • Police say girl fatally shot brother in accident

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 13-year-old girl has fatally shot her older brother in an apparent accident at the family's home. The shooting happened Friday night as the siblings were with a family friend. Authorities say the 22-year-old brother died at a Houston hospital. His name...



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