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DALLAS (AP) - A fire in an underground electric vault in downtown Dallas during an ice storm has forced electricity to be cut to a five-block area, including City Hall, during repairs. Dallas-based utility Oncor says the fire happened around 4:30 a.m. CST Friday. Flames could be...
DALLAS (AP) - Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Texas as an ice storm blankets the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines canceled nearly 80 flights systemwide Friday. More than half of Southwest's cancellations were at its main hub of Dallas Love Field...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is in the New Orleans area to talk about the third and largest group of early restoration proposals for recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Money for the work is coming from $1 billion provided by BP PLC...
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) - A second person has died of injuries from a stabbing attack last month at a Texas hospital. Harris Teel died early Thursday at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, where the Nov. 26 attack occurred. The 82-year-old Teel was at the hospital waiting to...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - The owner of an Eagle Pass concrete company has pleaded guilty in Del Rio to bribing a top official of his border county to get construction contracts. The U.S. Attorney's office says 52-year-old Salvador Castillon pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Lawyers for a former Mexican governor charged in the United States with money laundering and drug trafficking say the charges are based on false accusations by people trying to bargain with U.S. prosecutors. Attorney Joel Androphy says witnesses against former...
BEEVILLE, Texas (AP) - Water has been restored to a South Texas city but a boil advisory remains in effect as officials make sure the system is working properly after storms and human error. Children in Beeville were returning to school Thursday a day after classes were canceled...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston banker has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing $340,000 from accounts he opened using the names of family and friends. A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday sentenced 39-year-old Shawn Nelson. The former executive at Members...
HOUSTON (AP) - A juvenile has been charged in a Houston arson investigation after a small fire broke out at a mall department store and one person was hurt. Houston Fire Department officials say one person was treated for smoke inhalation following the blaze Wednesday afternoon...