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Convicted killer of 2 stepsons loses appeal

Posted: 05/14/2014 - HOUSTON (AP) - Texas' highest criminal court has refused an appeal from a Dallas man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack that also killed his wife.

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Court halts execution over mental health claims

Updated: 05/13/2014 - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal appeals court halted a convicted Texas killer's scheduled execution Tuesday so his attorneys can pursue appeals arguing he's mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.

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Thousands lose electricity in Texas storms, rain

Posted: 05/13/2014 - DALLAS (AP) - More than 30,000 homes and businesses have lost electricity after storms soaked parts of Texas and a weather-related blaze left two firefighters hurt.

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Officials to survey Texas Panhandle wildfire toll

Posted: 05/13/2014 - FRITCH, Texas (AP) - Teams of emergency officials will comb a 4-square-mile area of the Texas Panhandle to assess the damage left by a wildfire and search for potential victims.

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Inmate cites Oklahoma ordeal to stop his execution

Posted: 05/13/2014 - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a condemned killer facing execution this week in Texas are insisting his punishment should be stopped because he risks the same ordeal experienced recently by an Oklahoma inmate whose lethal injection was disrupted.

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Former state trooper pleads to money laundering

Posted: 05/12/2014 - McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former Texas state trooper has pleaded guilty to money laundering two years after a traffic stop revealed more than $1 million in the trunk of his car.

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Inmate cites Oklahoma ordeal to stop his execution

Posted: 05/12/2014 - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a condemned killer facing execution this week in Texas are insisting his punishment should be stopped because he risks the same ordeal experienced recently by an Oklahoma inmate whose lethal injection was disrupted.

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Combative lieutenant governor debate gets personal

Posted: 05/07/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says surging tea party rival Dan Patrick is unfit to take over his powerful Texas office that he's struggling to keep after 12 years on the job.

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Texas city could be first in state to ban fracking

Posted: 05/07/2014 - DENTON, Texas (AP) - A North Texas city that sits on top of the Barnett Shale, believed to hold one of the largest natural gas reserves in the U.S., could become the first place in Texas to ban hydraulic fracturing.

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Ex-Texas mortician freed from prison early

Posted: 05/07/2014 - CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) - A former mortician whose killing of a rich widow shook an East Texas town and later inspired a movie has been released on bond.

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Ex-Texas mortician being freed from prison early

Posted: 05/06/2014 - CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) - A former mortician sentenced to life for killing a rich East Texas widow will be released from prison early under an agreement with the district attorney who prosecuted him.

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Audit: some West Texas students skipped grades

Posted: 05/06/2014 - EL PASO, Texas (AP) - An internal audit of a West Texas school district has found more than 200 students ended up skipping grades amid confusion about their transcripts.

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'Affluenza' teen's family to pay victim $2M

Posted: 05/06/2014 - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The family of a North Texas teenager who killed four people and injured 12 in a drunken-driving wreck has reached a settlement of more than $2 million with the family of a teenage boy left disabled.

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Davis questions Abbott's role during CPRIT turmoil

Posted: 05/06/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrat Wendy Davis is renewing attacks in the Texas governor's race on Republican rival Greg Abbott over past turmoil at the state's $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.

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Dallas cop indicted for shooting mentally ill man

Posted: 05/05/2014 - DALLAS (AP) - An indictment accuses a Dallas police officer of aggravated assault by a public servant, the second time in two weeks that city officers have been formally charged for shootings.

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Judge recuses after questioning rape victim, 14

Posted: 05/05/2014 - DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas judge has removed herself from a rape case after telling a newspaper she thought the 14-year-old victim wasn't "the victim she claimed to be."

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Texas man dies after jumping from party boat

Posted: 05/05/2014 - CONROE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Southeast Texas say a 26-year-old man has died after he tried to jump off the top deck of a party boat.

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Rick Perry: Okla. execution 'went terribly wrong'

Posted: 05/05/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says "something went terribly wrong" during the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate, but declined to call it inhumane.

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Texas lawmakers mull more 'dark money' disclosure

Posted: 05/02/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas House committee is re-examining "dark money" political groups after Governor Rick Perry vetoed a bill that would have subjected them to stricter disclosure rules.

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Texas health care enrollment exceeds forecast

Posted: 05/02/2014 - DALLAS (AP) - More than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.

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