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Perry asks to miss court date, cites overseas trip

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Attorneys for indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked Monday that the Republican be allowed to skip his next court appearance because he'll be out the country — and that he not be forced to attend subsequent pretrial hearings where no evidence is presented.

Cracked windshield forces jet to land in Wichita

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

A 50-seat jet flying to Dallas was forced to land in Wichita after its windshield cracked.

Highland Park school district temporarily removes 7 books

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

The Highland Park school district temporarily removed seven books from its approved book list for high school students after parents complained at a school board meeting about sex scenes and references to rape, abuse and abortion.

Catholic schools follow jobs out of inner city

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

It was morning Mass at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, and rows of children — well-scrubbed, uniformed scholars at the church's new elementary school — silently fidgeted as they awaited the homily from the parish priest, the Rev. Sean Horrigan.

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.

Jury selection starting in prosecutors' slayings

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Jury selection is beginning at the capital murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.

Deputy injured after pushed from bridge

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

A Jackson County sheriff's deputy is recovering at a San Antonio hospital after he broke his leg, ribs and a vertebrae in his back when he was pushed off a highway bridge and fell about 18 feet.

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Texas school

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Elementary school classes have been canceled in a West Texas city after fire crews worked seven hours to battle flames at the school.

Escaped Texas prisoner caught about 8 hours later

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

A convicted killer was recaptured Monday about eight hours after he escaped from a prison in Amarillo by scaling a fence, authorities said.