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Gulf of Mexico health remains scarred 5 years after BP oil spill

Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:49 am

Gulf of Mexico health remains scarred 5 years after BP oil spill By SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life…


Texas closer to licensed open carry of handguns

Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:53 pm

By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas moved closer Friday to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.

The 96-35 preliminary vote in favor of the…


Other aquariums help after fish kill at Texas State Aquarium

Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:34 am

Other aquariums help after fish kill at Texas State Aquarium CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Other aquariums have offered to donate animals as the Texas State Aquarium assesses the death toll in…


Woman charged in death of man, body found at Austin recycling center

Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:19 am

Woman charged in death of man, body found at Austin recycling center AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A homeless woman has been charged in the slaying of another transient whose body was found on the…


Storms, flooding damage Sam Houston State University

Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:55 am

Storms, flooding damage Sam Houston State University HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Heavy rain and flooding have damaged a building at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

Cleanup continued Friday…


Appeals court in Texas to consider Obama's immigration action hold

Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:26 am

Appeals court in Texas to consider Obama's immigration action hold By CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Appellate judges on Friday were to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge…


Houston Police chief: Do not prejudge deadly shooting by officers

Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:20 am

Houston Police chief: Do not prejudge deadly shooting by officers HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland says the actions of two officers who fatally shot a man after a police…


Smith Co. man condemned for child beating death loses federal appeal

Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:02 am

Smith Co. man condemned for child beating death loses federal appeal The Federal Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the conviction of 28-year-old Demontrell Miller, who is on death row for the 2009…


Public asked to vote on name for Dallas Zoo's newest baby giraffe

Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:42 am

Public asked to vote on name for Dallas Zoo's newest baby giraffe DALLAS (AP) — Animal fans from around the world who watched online as a giraffe was born at the Dallas Zoo can…


Texas officer on probation after video of rock, paper, scissors game with underage drinker

Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:09 am

Texas officer on probation after video of rock, paper, scissors game with underage drinker SNOOK, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas police officer is on a 90-day probation after he appears in a video in which…


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