VIDEO: West, Texas still recovering a year after fertilizer plant explosion

WEST, Texas (AP) — As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the 17 April 2014 [09:04 AM]

VIDEO: Town, victims remember West, Texas fertilizer plant blast a year later

WEST, Texas (AP) — Families of the 15 people killed in a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have spent the year since the blast navigating the difficult balance between moving f 16 April 2014 [12:21 PM]

Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either. But Republican Greg Abbott, the favorite to succeed Gov. Rick P 15 April 2014 [08:17 PM]

Democrat Davis calls for universal pre-K in Texas

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the steep price tag &mda 12 April 2014 [05:28 PM]

Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 tim 12 April 2014 [04:19 PM]

VIDEO: Denton County hailstorm losses put at $300 million

DENTON (AP) — An insurance industry trade group estimates a hailstorm that battered North Texas a week ago has left behind about $300 million in property damages. The Insurance Counci 11 April 2014 [01:35 PM]

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Man gets 18 months in jail for urinating on Alamo

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo. State District Judge Ray Olivarri sentenced Daniel Athens on Monday in San Antonio.…

15 April 2014 [10:58 AM]
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Democrat Davis calls for universal pre-K in Texas

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis called Saturday for offering pre-kindergarten programs for all Texas youngsters despite the…

12 April 2014 [05:28 PM]