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Texas residents rattled by series of small quakes

Thu Jan 8, 2015 9:53 am

Texas residents rattled by series of small quakes By Tribune Media Service
For the second day, a flurry of tiny earthquakes rattled northern Texas, prompting calls to police, public service announcements of safety tips…


Texas laws on African hair braiding ruled unconstitutional

Wed Jan 7, 2015 2:02 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas laws that regulate businesses that teach African hair braiding are unconstitutional and do not advance public health and safety or any other legitimate government interest, a federal judge ruled.

Isis Brantley, a Dallas woman who…


FBI: Gunman fatally shot doctor at Fort Bliss veterans' clinic

Wed Jan 7, 2015 1:51 pm

FBI: Gunman fatally shot doctor at Fort Bliss veterans' clinic By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press SETH ROBBINS, Associated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI revealed Wednesday that a doctor was killed in a shooting at a West Texas veterans'…


Texas abortion law before US appeals court

Wed Jan 7, 2015 9:44 am

By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a Texas requirement that abortion clinics meet the same standards as the state's ambulatory surgical centers.

A federal judge has…


3.5-magnitude earthquake felt across DFW metroplex

Tue Jan 6, 2015 3:45 pm

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM via KYTX) – There are multiple reports from across the Metroplex, from Dallas to Irving, and Grapevine to Plano of people feeling an earthquake Tuesday afternoon around 3 p.m.

The USGS confirmed that a quake registered at 3.5…


Dallas man gets 9 years in $5M accidents scam

Tue Jan 6, 2015 11:59 am

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for running a staged traffic accident insurance scam since 2005.

Leroy Nelson of DeSoto must also repay nearly $5 million as part of sentencing announced…


Big week for Texas abortion, gay marriage laws

Tue Jan 6, 2015 9:31 am

Big week for Texas abortion, gay marriage laws AUSTIN (AP) — The first full week of 2015 is a big one for Texas in front of a federal appeals court.…


Dallas DART rail service suspended after attack

Tue Jan 6, 2015 9:23 am

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a woman has been stabbed near a downtown light rail station in an attack that interrupted service for thousands of commuters.

Investigators say the woman apparently was waiting for a train when she was…


Driver rescued from vehicle submerged in canal near Beaumont

Mon Jan 5, 2015 11:18 am

CHINA, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders jumped into a Southeast Texas canal and saved a driver who called 911 when her car plunged into the cold water.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Monday said the woman, whose car apparently…


Houston mayor does tandem jump, skydiving with some staff

Mon Jan 5, 2015 9:42 am

Houston mayor does tandem jump, skydiving with some staff HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Annise Parker has gone skydiving with some of her staff to help kick off 2015.

Parker on…


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