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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio water utility says it'll begin $1.1 billion in sewer system improvements as part of a settlement of a federal clean water case. The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency says the San Antonio Water System also will pay a $2.6...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former South Texas high school teacher has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for hiding a camera in a closet and videotaping a female student changing clothes. 56-year-old David Crocker of Converse in May pleaded no contest to improper photography. Crocker...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - A North Texas teenager suspected in the suffocation death of his 6-year-old neighbor is hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with officers who were trying to arrest him. Authorities say 17-year-old Tyler Holder was shot Tuesday after he seriously wounded a...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Tuesday sentenced 34-year-old Pedro Guerra-Ruiz of Rio Grande...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area elementary school teacher and music instructor has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl attending band camp. Harris County jail records show 42-year-old Kenyan Rodgers was being held Tuesday on charges of indecency with a child and...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal judge in South Texas has moved the trial of the last defendant in a judicial bribery scandal from Brownsville to Corpus Christi. Jury selection begins Aug. 6 for attorney Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio, who sought the change of venue. Prosecutors have...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas county has modified its employee health plan by changing the language in the policy to remove references to say couples and domestic partners in order to make it "legally defensible." The new language talks about a "plus one" program, set to...
HOUSTON (AP) - A handcuffed robbery suspect who ran from Harris County deputies while being booked has been recaptured along a bayou in downtown Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Timothy Sonnier was being held Tuesday. He also went by the alias of 29-...
CANYON, Texas (AP) - A state park in the Texas Panhandle will be getting three bridges to help improve the flow of traffic along crossings that can flood during storms. The Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/161SPdS ) reported Tuesday that the improvements are scheduled to start...