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Houston condominium complex guard fatally shot

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A security guard at a Houston condominium complex has been fatally shot and police are seeking a man who fled after being denied entry.

Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.

Austin City Council approves voucher resolution

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Leaders of a Central Texas city have adopted a resolution barring landlords from summarily rejecting applicants who want to use federal vouchers to pay the rent.

Dallas-area serial bank robber gets 20 years

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A gunman who pleaded guilty to five bank robberies in the Dallas area has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Galveston church damaged by Ike to reopen

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

A historic Roman Catholic church in Galveston closed since Hurricane Ike damaged it in 2008 reopens this weekend.

UT won't plug maroon bluebonnets after all

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight."

US: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.

2 ex-chiefs of Samarion Inc. face fraud charges

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Two former executives of a Madison County company have been indicted for intentionally misleading investors in Mississippi and Alabama about a monitoring system for nursing homes or other health care facilities that could help improve the overall care of patients, federal officials said Thursday.

Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents on Thursday, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.