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Mississippi appealing ruling in gay marriage case

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Mississippi's attorney general has taken first steps to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Range Resources sued over Pennsylvania drilling

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

A couple who say their water was contaminated by natural gas drilling and leaks from a drilling wastewater pond near their property have sued oil and gas company Range Resources.

Woman wanted for murder deported to El Salvador

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Federal authorities say a Salvadoran woman has been deported after they found her in Texas and determined she was a member of a violent gang who was wanted for murder.

Woman found dead in Fort Worth apartment fire

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Authorities say a body has been found in a North Texas apartment following a fire.

Houston nun, a doctor, dedicates life to helping

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Sister Rosanne Popp wanted to get rid of one misconception right away: When she rides a motorcycle, it's never as a sidecar passenger.

Austin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtown

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.

Death row inmate's case headed to US appeals court

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate set for execution next week have said they will ask a federal appeals court to halt the punishment, arguing the prisoner is too delusional for lethal injection.

Ex-Ohio minister arrested in Texas in funds flap

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

A former Ohio minister sought after an audit revealed about $67,000 missing from his church has been arrested in Central Texas.

4 Texas strip clubs, owner pay $318K back wages

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Some workers at four Amarillo strip clubs have won more than $318,000 in back wages to settle a federal labor lawsuit.

2 Amarillo men pointed laser at Texas DPS chopper

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Two Amarillo men face up to five-year federal prison terms for pointing a hand-held laser at a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter.