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Police: Wichita Falls couple wanted daughter's boyfriend killed

Police have arrested a Wichita Falls couple on charges they tried to hire someone to kill their daughter's boyfriend in a dispute over money.

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Texas Democrats file complaint of AG's gay marriage opinion

A Texas Democrat has filed a complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton accusing the Republican of instructing county clerks to "break the law" over gay marriage.

September arguments set for Texas school finance case

The Texas Supreme Court has set a September 1 date to hear the massive school finance case that has entangled the Legislature and hundreds of school districts for several years.

Ex-judge accused of making fake sex ads for ex-girlfriends

A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say he created fake online ads saying two ex-girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire.

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Man killed in Texas alligator attack during late-night swim

A man has died after being attacked by an alligator during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina.

Thief drives away with trailer containing band's equipment

A trailer containing $30,000 worth of music equipment has been stolen from a St. Louis-based band following a performance in Austin.

Special Report: Open carry in Texas

Texans are about to be able to openly carry handguns in a belt or shoulder holster in places that already allow licensed concealed handguns.

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Texas AG spokesman says case is 'political hit-job' in media

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's spokesman says a special prosecutor handling the criminal investigation into Paxton has turned the case into a "political hit-job" in the media.

Death investigation

Toddler dies after run over by rig at Texas truck stop

Investigators say a toddler has died after being run over by an 18-wheeler in the parking lot of a truck stop near San Antonio.

2 dead in crash of small plane at rural East Texas airstrip

Two people were killed when a small single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from a private grass airstrip in rural East Texas.

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Mark Rowlett: Tracking afternoon thundershowers chances

Areas mainly north of I-20 could see thundershowers