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Complaint: Missing Texas soldier was killed at Fort Hood

Investigators were called back to the scene this week when a man working in the area reported a foul odor. Miller said it appeared the suspect “buried her, put lime on her, mixed up concrete, put that over her, put dirt over her, rocks and stuff.” The family had said they believe Guillen was sexually […]Read More

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RACIAL INJUSTICE-PROTEST ARREST Two men charged with rioting at Texas Capitol amid protest Two men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Texas Capitol during demonstrations. The Texas Department of Public Safety says officers arrested 18-year-old Gerald Govan Brown Saturday. Police found 22-year-old Darius Deshawn Berkley already being held […]Read More

Face shields, gloves, wipes: Texas votes as virus rages

“It’s a joke,” said Gilbert Hernandez, 52, who arrived to vote in the Democratic primary with his family, all of whom wore masks. “The way that our government has responded to this crisis, it’s compounding a very serious problem.” The pandemic has caused unprecedented election disruptions around the U.S. as states have pushed back their […]Read More

Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated

UNDATED (AP) — There would have been a World Series rematch July 4 in the national’s capital if not for the coronavirus pandemic. Major League Baseball this week would have reached the halfway point of its usual 162-game schedule. Among the games wiped out was a three-game holiday weekend series in Washington with the defending […]Read More

Coronavirus: ‘Swift and dangerous turn’ in Texas cases, says governor

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protests were held in Austin, Texas, against the requirement to wear face coverings The spread of coronavirus infections has taken a “swift and very dangerous turn” in the US state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott has warned. “Over just the past few weeks, the daily number of cases have gone […]Read More

Texas shuts down bars as hospitalizations surpass 5,000

The Texas GOP is also pressing ahead with a July convention in Houston and won’t require face coverings even though Abbott, the party leader, says everyone in Texas should wear one. And on Monday, early in-person voting begins in Texas for primary runoffs that Abbott postponed in March, saying at the time that holding the […]Read More

Texas orders bars closed, reduces restaurant capacity as coronavirus cases

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered all bars in the state closed for a second time Friday as Texas grapples with a record resurgence in coronavirus cases following a fast reopening last month. In addition to bar closures, Abbott, a Republican, said restaurants will be required to return to 50 percent capacity, local governments will be given more authority […]Read More

Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality and racism. In answering a post from a fan on his Instagram account Saturday that pleaded with him not to kneel, Mayfield responded:  “Pull your head out. I absolutely […]Read More

Texas court: Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting

Paxton has taken a hard line on resisting efforts by Democrats and voting rights groups to try expanding mail balloting in Texas. His fight comes as President Donald Trump rails against mail-in balloting and alleges without evidence that it leads to “total election fraud.” “In-person voting is the surest way to maintain the integrity of […]Read More