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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:19pm

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Houston dad found not guilty of gunning down drunk driver

A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its verdict in the trial of David Barajas.

Attorneys call judge in Perry case thoughtful, fair

If Bert Richardson remains on the bench for the criminal case against Gov.

Critics charge local bond elections lack transparency

 

Secretive group launches pro-Perry site

A secretive nonprofit, which until recently has been known solely for its efforts to unseat New York Democrats, has launched an online campaign in support of

Critics charge local bond elections lack transparency

It was a powerful lineup of Texas Republicans who joined Comptroller Susan Combs early last year at a state Capitol news conference.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Analysis: Despite calendar, campaigns take a back seat

The summer is coming to an end. The kids are back in school. And the political ads have started appearing around the TV shows frequented by viewers who are suspected of also being voters.

Guard's arrival on border brings reassurance, concerns

 

Guard's arrival on Border brings reassurance, concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with growth

Eight years ago, officials with the city of Jarrell decided their small community north of Austin needed a new wastewater system. They expected an influx of new residents and businesses to support some debt to pay for the project.

New Mexico Tech accidentally emails out student info

A big mistake at New Mexico Tech University in Socorro may have put the personal information of its students at risk.

LIST: State Fair of Texas announces food finalists

Many folks are salivating, dreaming about all the unhealthy fried concoctions making their way to this year's State Fair. In previous years, everything from Fried Coke, to Fried Twinkies made the list of things to try.

Senators to get update on state exam passing rates

The 2014 results of state standardized exams — and the continued rollout of a comprehensive 2013 law that changed hig

Crazy Texas cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.