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Texas attorney general argues gay couple's marriage is void

Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:30 am

Texas attorney general argues gay couple's marriage is void By EVA RUTH MORAVEC, Associated Press and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As a newlywed lesbian couple in Texas celebrate defying a statewide ban on gay marriage, the state's Republican…


Grand jury clears Wichita Falls officer in 2014 fatal shooting

Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:19 am

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A North Texas police officer will not face charges in the 2014 fatal shooting of an armed suspect while trying to break up a gang fight.

A Wichita County grand jury declined to indict Wichita…


Waco businessman pleads guilty to nearly $8.4M Ponzi fraud

Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:43 am

WACO, Texas (AP) — A ex-financial planner in Central Texas faces up to 20 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme and stealing nearly $8.4 million from clients.

Charles D. Jones of Waco on Thursday pleaded guilty to wire…


Hamilton family awarded over $16M in wrongful death lawsuit

Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:32 am

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $16 million to a Hamilton family in a wrongful death lawsuit that accused a nursing home company of letting an employee drive home drunk.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported…


Door topples onto 2-year-old Lewisville girl, killing her

Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:01 pm

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old girl is dead after an unhinged door toppled onto her at her family's suburban Dallas home.

The incident happened early Thursday afternoon at her family's Lewisville home. Police Capt. Dan Rochelle says the door…


3 Corpus Christi officers shot while serving drug warrant

Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:21 pm

3 Corpus Christi officers shot while serving drug warrant CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Three South Texas police officers are recovering after being shot while serving a drug warrant.

Corpus Christi…


Houston car thief stopped to take singing selfie

Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:33 pm

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Police say a Houston teen took a video of himself singing to a rap song while driving a stolen car.

Kenneth Davis is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and burglary of a…


Same-sex couple marries in Texas under 1-time order

Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:30 pm

Same-sex couple marries in Texas under 1-time order By EVA RUTH MORAVEC, Associated Press PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defying Texas' longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin on Thursday immediately after being…


Gov. Abbott reaffirms support for Texas gay marriage ban

Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:32 pm

Gov. Abbott reaffirms support for Texas gay marriage ban AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is reaffirming his support of the state's ban on gay marriage after a…


Texas court blocks other gay marriages after lesbians wed

Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:27 pm

Texas court blocks other gay marriages after lesbians wed AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a…


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