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Father of ex-Detroit mayor now in halfway house

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The father of ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been released from a federal prison in Texas to a Dallas-area halfway house following his tax crime conviction tied to a Detroit City Hall corruption probe.

Inmate described as delusional gets execution date

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A Texas death row inmate whose attorneys contend he is so delusional that he can't understand why he was convicted and condemned has been scheduled for execution.

Texas trusty who fled captured in Plainview

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A trusty who fled a work detail at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice regional office in Plainview has been captured about 2 miles away.

Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.

Roof collapses at Houston-area Buddhist Center

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The roof on a prayer hall at a Houston-area Buddhist temple has collapsed in an accident at a time when the structure was unoccupied.

West getting new schools after plant explosion

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A Central Texas town devastated by last year's fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people will be getting two new schools.

Houston woman gets prison in wreck, immigrant dies

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A Houston woman must serve nearly seven years in prison over a South Texas traffic accident that claimed the life of a person suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Police: Texas man kidnapped university students

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

San Antonio police have arrested a man who they say kidnapped two female University of Texas at San Antonio students.

Dallas Zoo welcomes baby male giraffe

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Dallas Zoo has a new giraffe with the birth of a healthy male calf.

Beaumont, Port Arthur targeted in gambling raids

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Several homes and businesses have been raided in a crackdown on suspected illegal gambling in Southeast Texas.