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1 hr ago | TwinCities

Lakeville man accused in 1983 murder on way to Texas jail

Robert Otteson, 53, had been jailed in Dakota County since Aug. 11, when local police and Texas authorities arrested him in connection with a 1983 killing outside of Dallas that had been a cold case for decades.


5 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

Parents upset over revocation of East Texas charter school

The impending revocation of funding to an East Texas charter school, is leaving some parents angry their children can't get the kind of education they want them to have.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

9 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Retail gasoline prices drop a penny across Texas

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump fell to $3.28. The average price fell by 3 cents last week and now is down by 14 cents compared to the same time last year.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


BSA settles with Texas ex-Scout in sex abuse case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.


Daily Mail

ISIS is 'beyond anything we have ever seen,' says Chuck Hagel as...

ISIS offered to swap James Foley for 'Lady Al Qaeda': Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist caught with plans for dirty bomb, Ebola and chemical weapon 'that spared children' Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Rick Perry, Texas Government

Monterey County Herald

Navy Adm. McRaven confirmed as Texas chancellor

Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, US Navy, World News, Asia, Afghanistan


Pinoy seafarer being tested for Ebola in Togo

An American doctor who contracted Ebola treating victims of the deadly virus in Liberia has recovered and will be discharged on Thursday by the Atlanta hospital that treated him with an experimental drug, his charity said.


Related Topix: Emory University


Texas preacher to surrender concealed gun licenses

A Beaumont preacher known as the "Pistol Packing Pastor" will have to surrender his concealed handgun licenses after taking a plea deal on a marijuana charge.


KUDL-FM Westwood

Mug Shot or Yearbook Photo?

Texas Governor Rick Perry a possible presidential candidate in 2016 was indicted by a grand jury in the Lone Star State last week on charges of abuse of power and coercion.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

WFTV Orlando

Rick Perry prosecutor called ethical, fair

He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Travis County, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty pleaTexas Gov. Perry...

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea The potential 2016 presidential candidate entered his plea in a Travis County court filing Check out this story on AUSTIN, TX - AUGUST 19: In this handout provided by the Travis County Sheriffs Office, Texas Gov. Rick Perry poses for a mug shot photo after turning ... (more)


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Travis County, TX, Austin, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Ex-South Texas teacher gets 25 years in porn case

A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,100 sexually explicit images of children has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Education Etc.

NewsOn6 Tulsa

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Missouri, George Bush


Texas Most Wanted sex offender caught in Ennis

A convicted felon on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas.


WSET-TV Lynchburg

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Nixon, Missouri

Daily Mail

ADF officer arrested in Canberra with reports they were involved in a sexual assault

'American bombing has signed my death certificate': Missing US journalist James Wright Foley goes unflinching to his death as ISIS beheads him in horrific video - then threatens to kill another MUGSHOT: Gov. Rick Perry gets his courthouse closeup as supporters hold a RALLY outside following his corruption charges in feud with drunk-driving D.A.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Missouri

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on abuse of power charges

In Lindenhurst road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between CR-3/Wellwood Ave and Carmans Rd in Nassau In Lindenhurst road construction.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

Myrtle Beach Online

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions

A federal judge in Orange County on Monday rejected the effort to obtain about $44 million from the estate of Texas billionaire J. Howard Marshall, whom Smith married in 1994 when he was 89 and she was 26. The oil tycoon died the next year.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Anna Nicole Smith, Wedding, US News, US Supreme Court, Entertainment


Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Texas Gov. Perry turns himself in on felony charges

The longest-serving governor in Texas history was to turn himself in today on two felony charges of abuse of power.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Rice University


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