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Texas official arrested on tampering charge

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A former supervisor for Texas Child Protective Services is accused of tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl, a police official said Monday.

1 dead, 3 hurt in Moss Point fish plant explosion

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion Monday at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi coast.

Appeals court upholds gun rule

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A federal appeals court has upheld the government's right to demand that gun dealers in Southwestern border states tell authorities if someone buys more than two semi-automatic rifles within five days.

Woman dead at Houston warehouse was assaulted

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Houston police say a 35-year-old woman whose body was found at an abandoned warehouse was assaulted and died of her injuries.

Odessa getting $400K horseman, cattle sculpture

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A West Texas city's tribute to the ranching way of life will feature a $400,000 sculpture of a cowboy on horseback and five steers.

Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River.

2 women found dead in San Antonio home

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

San Antonio police say two women have been found shot to death at a house in an apparent murder-suicide.

AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.

Fort Hood soldier from Wisconsin dies in Texas

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A Fort Hood soldier from Wisconsin has died from an illness suffered during his deployment to Afghanistan.

Texas deputy on admin leave after fatal shooting

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

An East Texas sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man who was being sought on a felony warrant.