Posted: 10:21 AM The man in the cowboy hat handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot by Jack Ruby will receive the police commendation award.
Posted: 10:19 AM A new state commission would investigate wrongful convictions under a bill advancing in the Texas Legislature.
Updated: 10:34 AM The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
Posted: 9:03 AM AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Law enforcement agencies across the state are conducting ceremonies this week to honor fallen officers in their locales and nationwide.
Posted: 9:00 AM High-tech companies looking to bring more highly skilled workers to the U.S. are pushing for more concessions in an immigration bill pending in the Senate. But labor unions say the Silicon Valley has already gotten enough in the bill and any further changes risk chipping away at protections for U.S. workers.
Posted: 8:58 AM PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) - Wildfires have broken out in a North Texas community devastated by 2011 blazes that destroyed about 200 homes during the drought.
Posted: 8:56 AM AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A contentious bill requiring politically active nonprofits to make the names of major donors public is on the verge of clearing the Texas Legislature.
Posted: 8:56 AM President Barack Obama's political support group is joining with a Republican pro-immigration organization and an effort run by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help boost support for a comprehensive immigration bill.
Updated: 9:03 AM MULDROW, Okla. (AP) - The Muldrow School Board has approved the removal of Ten Commandments plaques that were displayed in each classroom in the eastern Oklahoma high school.
Posted: 8:49 AM A 10-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman are dead and the boy's father, the woman's boyfriend, is hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting at a Houston home.
Posted: 8:35 AM Susan Templer wasn't supposed to make it to 2012 or 2013.
Updated: 8:05 AM MULDROW, Okla. (AP) - The Muldrow School Board has approved the removal of Ten Commandments plaques that were displayed in each classroom in the eastern Oklahoma high school.
Posted: 7:48 AM The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
Posted: 7:43 AM BOSTON (AP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron, accompanied by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, has visited the Boston Marathon bombings memorial.
Updated: 9:08 AM MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - Britain's Prince Harry will see signs of welcome as he views the reconstruction and destruction in two New Jersey shore towns hard hit by Superstorm Sandy.
Updated: 5:12 PM County star Willie Nelson has donated more than $120,000 for relief efforts following a deadly fertilizer plant explosion near his Central Texas hometown.
Posted: 7:24 AM Wildfires have broken out in a North Texas community devastated by 2011 blazes that destroyed about 200 homes during the drought.
Posted: 6:42 AM A Texas man has been sentenced in New Jersey to 71 months in prison for a stock fraud scheme involving computer hackers.
Posted: 9:42 PM Police are identifying a suspect in the shooting of 19 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans.