Texas attorney general faces ethics probe over gay marriage

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Already indicted on felony securities fraud charges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will face an ethics investigation for advising local officials they could refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses on religious grounds. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled gay marriage legal in June. A month later, a complaint filed and…

Man that shot Houston deputy 15 times found incompetent for trial Video

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station last summer has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial for capital murder. State District Judge Susan Brown ordered 31-year-old Shannon Miles be sent to a mental hospital. After four months of medication and treatment, his competency will be

Obama declares 25 Texas counties federal disaster areas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - More than two dozen Texas counties are now eligible for federal help following deadly end-of-December blizzards and tornadoes. President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 25 counties federal disaster areas. Gov. Greg Abbott on Jan. 26 requested the disaster designation to provide expanded government assistance. The

Police: 5-year-old boy in Forney injured after finding gun, shooting himself

Kaufman County police say a 5-year-old boy is injured after accidentally shooting himself with a handgun in Forney. Capt. Fred Klingelberger said officials were called to a trailer near a paintball facility about an accidental shooting Saturday evening. Klingelberger said that two boys, ages 5 and 6, were watching TV when the

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Latest on "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch's deportation from Mexico (all times local):1:10 p.m. A Texas sheriff…

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