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Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying before he was diagnosed Sept. 30 with Ebola. Hazmat suit-clad workers piled shoes, carpets, mattresses, bed sheets, clothes and kids' backpacks into 140 55-gallon drums. Only a few items were salvaged: a computer hard drive, legal documents, family photos, an old Bible belonging to Duncan's grandmother.

Fracking ban vote looms over Denton election

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Tensions are mounting as big oil and gas companies and anti-fracking activists try to sway voters ahead of a Tuesday referendum that would make Denton the first Texas city to ban the drilling practice.

Suspect in death of Alabama pastor caught in Texas

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A suspect in the fatal shooting of his minister father-in-law at an Alabama church has been captured in Texas.

Woman charged with murder after evidence found

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A Galveston County woman has been indicted on a murder charge just days after her case was dismissed because evidence in the death of a 4-year-old girl had been misplaced.

South Texas man had more than 5M porn images

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A South Texas man who acknowledged having more than 5 million pornographic images has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography.

Ex-prostitutes, addicts find voice in voting booth

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

April Fisher walked into a brightly lit, flag-adorned room at the Harris County Administration Building this week and, for the first time in her life, contemplated a ballot.

Austin still recovering from 2013 Halloween floods

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A year after a flood killed three people and damaged hundreds of central Texas homes, Austin officials are still working to buy and tear down houses considered at risk for flooding.

Ex-South Texas judge accused of accepting bribes

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A South Texas justice of the peace who resigned in early October has been indicted on bribery, money laundering and organized criminal activity counts.

Texas man pleads guilty in deadly Utah wreck

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an August 2013 wreck that killed three people in Utah.