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High school senior graduates at Houston hospital

Sat May 31, 2014 3:51 pm

High school senior graduates at Houston hospital By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) — Late in the evening on May 9, Harrison Bowe was overcome by abdominal pain so strong he collapsed. Home alone, the 19-year-old called 911, crawled out onto the street so parame...


VIDEO: Burning remains, victims body ID'd

Thu May 29, 2014 8:57 am

BY KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com Human remains found burning in a roll of carpet last week in Smith County have now been connected to a Parker County man whose body was found in a lake near ...


Condemned inmate loses Supreme Court appeal

Wed May 28, 2014 11:52 pm

By Staff and Wire Reports
HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from condemned Texas inmate Duane Buck, whose supporters contend his death sentence decided by a Houston jury 17 years ago unfairl...


Houston council approves gay rights ordinance

Wed May 28, 2014 8:23 pm

By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston leaders have approved an ordinance expanding anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents.The Houston City Council voted 11-6 in favor of the ordinance Wednesday...


VIDEO: Paxton wins GOP runoff for Texas attorney general

Wed May 28, 2014 9:09 am

VIDEO: Paxton wins GOP runoff for Texas attorney general AUSTIN (AP) — Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch.Paxton is now the favorite ...


VIDEO: Patrick beats Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst in runoff

Wed May 28, 2014 8:57 am

VIDEO: Patrick beats Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst in runoff AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican voters appeared ready to push Texas even further to the right Tuesday, backing tea party favorites and casting out longtime Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst for a state...


Game wardens investigating one of Texas' deadliest Memorial Day weekends

Tue May 27, 2014 5:06 pm

AUSTIN — Texas game wardens investigated seven drowning deaths and another four boating-related fatalities over what proved to be one of the state’s deadliest Memorial Day weekends.In addition ...


VIDEO: Nebraska woman eats 2 72-ounce steaks in 15 minutes

Tue May 27, 2014 2:35 pm

VIDEO: Nebraska woman eats 2 72-ounce steaks in 15 minutes AMARILLO (AP) — A competitive eater from Nebraska has devoured a 72-ounce steak at the Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo to set a new record.The Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/TQGbwz ) an...


VIDEO: Storm damage in south central Texas

Tue May 27, 2014 9:22 am

VIDEO: Storm damage in south central Texas DALLAS (AP) — A storm system drifted slowly over the Texas Panhandle on Monday, bringing scattered weak tornadoes and torrential rain to the drought-stricken area.The system dumped heavy rain...


VIDEO: Primary runoff election today

Tue May 27, 2014 8:56 am

VIDEO: Primary runoff election today AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas since 2002, but he could be ousted Tuesday by GOP voters who appear ready to steer t...


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