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A former Leander High School football player has accepted a plea deal that means he will spend 25 years in prison and give up his right to appeal, for two counts of super-aggravated sexual assault of a child. Greg Kelley must also register as a sex offender upon his release...
A plan to house hundreds of illegal immigrant children at a multimillion-dollar hotel complex in Texas was scuttled after the prospect of taxpayers footing the bill for luxury lodging proved too much of a public relations obstacle. BCFS, previously known as Baptist Child and...
A shelter for Central American children who crossed the border illegally opened behind Gregg Griffith’s house here a few months ago. The children are quiet. No one has hopped over the fence that separates his backyard from the shelter, a once-vacant youth home. But when Mr...
An illegal immigrant who was released by U.S. authorities with a Notice to Appear has been arrested for the alleged murder of a woman and kidnapping of children on U.S. soil. The alleged crimes occurred after the man was released. The man, Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, entered...
Nine months after Americans began signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a challenging new phase is emerging as confused enrollees clamor for help in understanding their coverage. Nonprofit organizations across the country are being swamped by consumers...
In South Carolina, a 46-year-old black woman has been arrested for letting her daughter play in a nearby park while trying to earn a living. " The mother, Debra Harrell, has been booked for unlawful conduct towards a child," a local TV station reports. "The incident report goes...
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions. A 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in New Orleans ruled 2-1 Tuesday that barring the University of Texas from "limited use of race" would hurt...
The state attorney general’s office moved swiftly Tuesday, vowing to challenge a court ruling that’s expected to force Texas to issue license plates decorated with the Confederate battle flag. A federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 Monday that the Department of Motor Vehicles had...
A 13th Court of Appeals judge apparently attempted to avoid arrest Saturday by flashing her badge and telling a policeman that he “was ruining her life and career,” according to police records. McAllen police arrested Justice Nora Longoria — who serves on the 13th Court of...