Lisa Coleman, a 38-year-old Texas woman convicted of torturing and starving to death a friend’s 9-year-old son, was executed Wednesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court denied her last-minute appeal.
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AUSTIN — Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton and way too much coverage of Moses.
DALLAS — The Dallas Police Department’s interdiction squad is still doing what it always has: using surveillance and human intelligence to stop smugglers coming into and through the city.
FORT WORTH — A 63-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday for killing her husband in 2010 and burying him in the front yard where his body was undiscovered for three years.
Retailers just reported another quarter of disappointing results. It’s been five years since the recession ended, and many have cut outlooks for the rest of the year.
HOUSTON — A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School in the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began last month, enrollment skyrocketed to 325 students, most of them newly arrived from Central America.
WASHINGTON — Natural gas production near homes in a Texas subdivision contaminated residents’ well water, according to a study published Monday. The discovery was made in a community where the Environmental Protection Agency halted its own investigation two years ago.
Dashing Texas’ hopes, electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors confirmed Thursday that its $5 billion “gigafactory” battery plant will be built in Nevada, bringing with it an estimated 6,500 jobs.
WASHINGTON — Phoenix resident Franko Milan is happy to have qualified for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the federal program that allows him to work in the U.S. for a two-year renewable period without fear of being deported, even though his parents brought him to this country illegally when he was a baby.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An Austin-based elections lawyer told a federal judge Wednesday that cases of voter fraud — an underlying premise for the Texas voter identification law — are rare.