Houses damaged in tornado in Kempner
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:07:00 -0500
A trip Lampasas for a hamburger Monday afternoon may have saved Vanita Craft Schnorrenbert’s life.“I went outside around 1 p.m. and could smell the rain coming,” Craft said Tuesday, “so I stopped the yard work I was doing and went into town.”As the rain got heavier, she decided to return home.
LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 23:56:04 -0500
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago.
Man gets 85-year sentence for in ex-wife’s death
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:03:56 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Jurors have sentenced a Dallas man to 85 years in prison for murdering his ex-wife as a 911 operator listened.
Tussle in Legislature over Hueco Tanks, Hays County water
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 23:08:23 MDT
AUSTIN >> Residents of flood-ravaged Hays County were furious Tuesday that State Rep. Mary González used a legislative maneuver in an attempt to kill a local bill they say will protect their
House scraps shielding agencies that bar gay adoptions
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:32:25 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has scrapped — at least for the time being — a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting childre
UK’s re-elected Cameron outlines plans in Queen’s Speech
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 03:55:04 -0500
LONDON (AP) — After his surprise election victory, British Prime Minister David Cameron is laying out plans for government free of coalition compromises.
Pentagon chief: Iraqis lack the will to fight
tdtnews.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 19:24:00 -0500
Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s blunt assessment that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight” undermines a central premise of President Barack Obama’s strategy for defeating the Islamic State: that Iraq’s military can effectively handle ground operations so Americans don’t have to.
Multiple IS suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 03:45:38 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi military spokesman says Islamic State militants have carried out multiple suicide attacks targeting the army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops.
Austin official resigns amid probe of training on women
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 00:51:16 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin city official has resigned after being suspended during an investigation into a training session he organized for staff on how to deal with women in local government.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 26 May 2015 22:28:16 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Bill to allow concealed handguns at colleges gets big boost
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:04:53 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas took a giant step closer to allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms late Tuesday, with House lawmakers giving their preliminary approval to a so-called "campus car
Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 01:59:00 -0500
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her frien
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