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North Texas dad sent photo of baby hanging by neck to mom

Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:16 am

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas man has been convicted of strangling his two young sons and hiding their bodies in the crawl space under the family's home.

Gabriel Armandariz of Graham could get the death penalty or…


Dallas-area ice forces cancellation of hundreds of flights

Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:13 am

Dallas-area ice forces cancellation of hundreds of flights DALLAS (AP) — Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma on Saturday left highways slick and forced the cancellation of…


Houston-area boy, 3, dies after shooting self in head

Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:27 am

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Houston-area boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while at home.

Harris County constables say the accident happened Friday afternoon while the child was in the house with his mother.…


Houston boy, 16, dies after falling, hitting head during gym class

Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:20 am

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old Houston boy has died after falling and hitting his head during a gym class basketball game.

Officials with the Aldine Independent School District say the boy attended Eisenhower Ninth Grade School. His name…


Corpus Christi man gets life in prison for killing 2 girls

Sat Feb 28, 2015 6:57 am

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for the drive-by shooting deaths of two girls who were attending a birthday party.

Brendon Gaytan of Corpus Christi was sentenced Friday, a day…


Rep. Simpson files bill that would allow state to ignore some federal laws

Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:26 pm

By GLENN EVANS, Longview News-Journal
Harkening to a 10th Amendment theme that’s been a hallmark in Austin for three legislative sessions, a bill by Longview Rep. David Simpson lays a framework for Texas to ignore federal laws and regulations it deems contrary to the state…


Mother Neff State Park near Waco reopens

Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:09 pm

Mother Neff State Park near Waco reopens She’ll no longer have to worry about keeping “her” head above water. Mother Neff State Park, named after Governor Pat Neff’s mother,…


Texas DPS changes estimates of value of illegal drug seizures

Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:08 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety has changed its valuation method for drug seizures, dramatically increasing their worth, a week before submitting a border operations report to lawmakers.

The Austin American-Statesman reports that the department is…


US 75 north of Dallas closes Friday during snowy weather, accidents

Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:56 am

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas snowstorm has closed schools, snarled traffic and forced a main highway to Oklahoma to shut down after dozens of vehicles slipped off the road.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says US 75 near Melissa,…


Former Gov. Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe

Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:00 am

Former Gov. Rick Perry: Obama has made the world less safe By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for…


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