Texas

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Plano Parents Worried About School Shooting Threat Investigation

An investigation into a potential shooting threat at a Collin County school has parents worried about the safety of their children.

12 hours ago

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Texas Ready For Sweet 16 Matchup With UConn

Texas coach Karen Aston hasn’t seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final Four. The Longhorns lost by two that night when Aston was an assistant coach.

13 hours ago

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Arlington Woman Arrested, Charged With Robbing 10 Banks

Prosecutors say an Arlington woman suspected of as many as 10 North Texas bank robberies had notes in her vehicle saying ‘This is a robbery.’

13 hours ago

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Police Filming Bill Likely Doomed Amid Union Opposition

A Republican Texas lawmaker’s bill limiting bloggers who film police looks to be on life support after reaping strong opposition from the state’s largest police officers’ union.

16 hours ago

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Abbott Stays Noncommittal On Pulling Guard From Texas Border

Gov. Greg Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops.

16 hours ago

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Two Injured In Small Plane Crash Near Stephenville

A small plane crashed early Friday morning just north of Stephenville, near Highway 67.

17 hours ago

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Mulkey, Lady Bears Confident As Ever Entering Sweet 16

Led by Hall of Fame coach Kim Mulkey, Baylor enters its matchup in the women’s NCAA Tournament against Iowa as confident as ever.

03/26/2015

A teenager looks down at her cell phone to read a text message as she drives. (credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Texas House Passes Bill Outlawing Texting While Driving

For the third time, the Texas House has passed a bill outlawing texting while driving.

03/26/2015

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One Killed After Bridge Collapses On I-35 In Salado, Texas

One person was killed and several injured Thursday when a bridge currently under construction collapsed onto Interstate-35 in Salado, Texas.

03/26/2015

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Texas House Trying School Finance Fix Amid Court Fight

The Texas House is launching an ambitious attempt to fix the troubled way the state pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a bitter, ongoing court battle.

03/25/2015

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Garrett: Hardy Must Do ‘Right Things From The Beginning’

The talented but troubled defensive end was convicted in North Carolina last July of assaulting a female and communicating harassment, but the case was dismissed after Hardy reached a settlement with the victim

03/25/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Prison Agency Replenishes Execution Drug Supply

Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation’s most active death penalty state can be carried out.

03/25/2015

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