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Officials: Accused killer had targeted others

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Authorities say the man charged in the deaths last year of two North Texas prosecutors had intended to kill other law enforcement officials.

Woman to change plea in Kansas adoption scam case

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A woman accused of pretending to be pregnant to scam prospective adoptive parents in Kansas and elsewhere has notified the court she intends to change her plea.

Longtime Texas journalist to receive Madison award

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Longtime Texas journalist Donnis Baggett has been selected as recipient of the 2014 James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas.

Iowa Republicans supportive of Perry

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was welcomed Tuesday in Iowa by Republicans who said he has not been tarnished by the recent felony indictment.

Problems abound with health law immigration papers

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.

US judge: Voters' birthdates are not public record

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A federal judge has ruled against a Texas-based group and several Mississippi residents who sought access to Mississippi voters' birthdates after a disputed Republican primary for U.S. Senate.

Ex-fire chief in Southeast Texas accused of theft

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A former volunteer fire chief in Southeast Texas has surrendered on theft-related counts after about $70,000 in department money allegedly was misspent.

Asian craftsmen bring international flair to UTEP

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Painstakingly painting and carving the interior of a Bhutanese cultural center at UTEP, three master craftsmen from Bhutan are leaving their country's mark on the campus and in the region.

ERCOT: Ample electric capacity for fall, winter

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter, according to projections released Tuesday.

Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A West Texas man has been charged with murder after police say a 5-year-old girl was assaulted at a home and later died.