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Man pleads no contest in DWI deaths of family
A drunken driver has pleaded no contest to murder charges in the deaths of his wife and four sons, who died last year after he lost control of his car and slammed into a bulldozer.
5 former officers plead guilty to drug charges
Five former South Texas law enforcement officers have pleaded guilty to drug charges in McAllen.
The Symphony of Southeast Texas announces auditions for 2013-2014 season
The Symphony of Southeast Texas announces auditions for the 2013-2014 Season, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Houston,Texas, at Rice University. All interested area musicians are encouraged to audition.
Trial begins in Central Texas in 1975 slaying
The capital murder trial has started in San Marcos for a man charged in the slaying of a 20-year-old woman who was raped, strangled and drowned in her bathtub in 1975 after going home for lunch.
Service Corp. to buy Stewart for more than $1B
Service Corp. International plans to buy Stewart Enterprises Inc. in a cash deal valued at about $1.13 billion that combines the two largest funeral home and cemetery operators in the United States.
Push to close Dallas state jail still unfinished
State prison system officials will have the last call on a push to close a state jail in Dallas, despite elimination of its funding from the state budget plan approved by the Legislature.
Texas state hospitals may lose Medicaid money
Two state hospitals face June deadlines to reform hazardous conditions or lose millions of dollars in Medicaid money.
High winds cause damage in Panhandle, North Texas
A strong storm system extending from the Panhandle into North Texas has brought hail and punishing winds that's knocked out power to thousands.
Fort Worth police kill armed resident
Fort Worth police are investigating after a 72-year-old man armed with a handgun was fatally shot on his property by officers responding to a burglary alarm call at a home across the street.
Exxon holders to vote on gay discrimination ban
Exxon Mobil shareholders are voting on measures to explicitly ban discrimination against gays and to reduce production of greenhouse gas emissions.
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