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Record number of exonerations driven by Texas drug cases

Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:39 am

Record number of exonerations driven by Texas drug cases HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2014, and it was due in part to 33 cases…

2 arrested after crashing stolen bus into Austin restaurant

Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:04 am

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people have been arrested after Austin police say they crashed a stolen charter bus into a fast food restaurant and led officers on a brief chase.

Police received a report Monday afternoon about a bus…

DFW teen marks 1-year anniversary of skydiving accident

Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:01 am

DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas teenager says she's thankful for the life she has after surviving a fall last year more than 3,000 feet to the ground in an Oklahoma skydiving accident.

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of 17-year-old…

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to TX Gulf

Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:58 am

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.

Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near…

Playing the waiting game: What to do next

Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:09 pm

By Donna Spann, Guest Contributor For many high school seniors, it’s all over but the waiting. Though a few students may be finishing their college applications before final deadlines (Sunday is the cutoff for the majority of schools), most…

Lon Morris funds sent to Texas Wesleyan

Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:04 pm

Approximately $1.24 million in former endowment funds from the now defunct Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have been awarded to Texas Wesleyan University for need-based scholarships. Travis County Associate Probate Judge Dan Prashner awarded Texas Wesleyan the former endowment funds…

Palestine man arrested on multiple tax counts

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:43 pm

A 37-year-old Palestine man has been charged with federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales said today.

Jefferson Kincade appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell today and was released on…

Fire damages downtown J'Ville building

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:41 pm

A downtown Jacksonville building is closed following an afternoon fire. The Jacksonville Fire Department was called to 215 Ragsdale Street at 12:25…

Passerby saves family from early Monday fire

Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:41 pm

LINDALE — A passerby is being credited with saving the lives of five people early Monday morning when he not only woke up the occupants at a home that was ablaze, but went into the fire to save several of…

Bananas, hairspray and Constitution, not guns, at Austin gun rally

Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:22 pm

Bananas, hairspray and Constitution, not guns, at Austin gun rally By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gun rights activists staged another rally at the state Capitol and promised to keep things peaceful in their…

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