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Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:03 pm

Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — Officers regained control of a South Texas prison where inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after…


Texas cop who shot 93-year-old woman back as volunteer

Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:10 pm

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — The police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman last year is back in law enforcement in a neighboring county.

The Eagle reports that former Hearne police officer Stephen C. Stern is volunteering 20 hours…


What to Watch: Texas Legislative Oscars; road funding; CPAC

Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:04 am

By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — To celebrate Sunday's Oscars, here's which Texas politicians would win golden statues in top categories for their roles so far this legislative session. Who needs a red carpet when you've got a pink state Capitol dome?…


Section of Padre Island beach a concern

Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:54 pm

By Associated Press
CORPUS CHRISTI — Nueces County officials are discussing how to protect the wetlands and dunes of a newly acquired section of Padre Island beach.

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported that county commissioner Brent Chesney, along with representatives from the Coastal…


As many as 2,800 inmates to be moved from Federal prison in Texas

Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:48 pm

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — As many as 2,800 federal prisoners will be moved to other institutions after inmates seized control of part of a prison in South Texas, causing damage that made the facility "uninhabitable," an official said Saturday.

Ed…


Talks ongoing with inmates who control part of Fed prison in Texas

Sat Feb 21, 2015 5:05 pm

Talks ongoing with inmates who control part of Fed prison in Texas RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — Negotiations are continuing with the leaders of about 2,000 inmates who have seized control of part of a…


Refinery workers strike to spread to biggest US location in Port Arthur

Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:52 pm

Refinery workers strike to spread to biggest US location in Port Arthur By TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer
The first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years was expected to grow by four more plants over the weekend,…


Texas school district's errors result in more resignations

Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:09 pm

SPRING, Texas (AP) — Four more administrators have resigned from a school district north of Houston where the graduation eligibility of nearly 600 students has been jeopardized by a series of errors committed by district leaders.

The latest resignations announced…


Houston Islamic leaders seek exoneration of man charged in fire

Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:59 am

Houston Islamic leaders seek exoneration of man charged in fire HOUSTON (AP) — Leaders of a Houston Islamic center have asked prosecutors to drop an arson charge against a homeless man accused…


Texas has spent years looking for money to bolster roads

Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:50 am

Texas has spent years looking for money to bolster roads By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers have been trying for years to find ways to fill the gap between what the state…


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