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2 men charged in Border Patrol agent's death

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Two men from Mexico have been indicted over the fatal shooting of an off-duty Border Patrol agent and in the wounding of his father during a Texas fishing trip.

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

Cannon firing returns to Texas A&M field

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Each time Texas A&M scores a touchdown at their next home game against Ole Miss, fans can expect to hear the sound of a cannon firing.

Ex-Texas deputy gets 12 years in drug cash case

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A former Texas law enforcement officer who over a dozen years hauled about $40 million in drug money meant for Mexico has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Advocates urge Texas to again expand DNA testing

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Advocacy groups and a high-profile Texan who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit urged the Legislature on Wednesday to again expand access to crime-scene DNA testing.

Consultant says Austin should create safety plan

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A consulting firm has advised Austin to create a safety plan limiting how many other events occur the week of the South by Southwest festival.

7 indicted in Red River Army Depot fraud case

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Seven Northeast Texas men have been indicted in a federal fraud and theft investigation involving military trucks and repairs at the Red River Army Depot.

George H.W. Bush finally receives JFK award

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

President George H.W. Bush has received his John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award from one of Kennedy's grandsons.

Nuclear supplier agrees to changes after cheating

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A manufacturer making parts for two nuclear plants in the Southeast has promised to better train its employees after investigators accused three workers of cheating on a qualification test four years ago.

EMS crew exposed to Ebola victim tests negative

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Three members of the ambulance crew that transported a man diagnosed with Ebola to a Dallas hospital have tested negative for the virus and are restricted to their homes as health officials monitor their conditions.