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High Court Refuses To Stop Execution

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to halt the scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing three members of a Corpus Christi family.

04/16/2014

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Texas Parole Board Refuses To Stop Execution

The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused to delay a Mexican national’s scheduled execution this week.

04/08/2014

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

Appeals Court Overturns Ruling On Execution Drugs

A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.

04/02/2014

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Man Set To Die For Killing Dallas Delivery Woman

Anthony Doyle, 29, is scheduled to die Thursday evening for the fatal beating of a Dallas woman at his mother’s home 11 years ago.

03/26/2014

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Convicted Dallas-Area Killer On Death Row Loses Appeal

A convicted killer facing execution next month for a Dallas-area slaying 11 years ago has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/24/2014

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Supreme Court Takes Cases On Cellphone Searches

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.

01/17/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces that a plot was foiled involving men allegedly linked to the Iranian government to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. and to bomb the embassies of Saudi Arabia and Israel in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney General Takes Texas To Task Over Voting Rights

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.

07/25/2013

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Fort Worth Congressman Files Suit To Stop Texas Voter ID Law

A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday.

06/26/2013

About 300 people gathered for Billie Sol Estes' funeral Saturday, four days after he died in his sleep at the age of 88. (credit: courtesy of Sol family)

Notorious Texas Millionaire Laid To Rest

Billie Sol Estes was a larger-than-life Texan who became one of the most notorious men in America in 1962 when he was accused of looting a federal crop subsidy program. His funeral was Saturday.

05/18/2013

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

North Texas Man Convicted In Carjack Slaying Set To Die

A North Texas man who was hiding under a truck trailer when he was arrested for a fatal carjacking 12 years ago is facing execution this week in Huntsville.

04/15/2013

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

American Airlines Agents Narrowly Reject Union Bid

Customer-service agents at American Airlines are narrowly rejecting a union’s bid to represent them in collective bargaining with the company.

01/15/2013

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Federal Court: Discrimination In Texas Voting Maps

The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.

08/28/2012

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