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CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - A federal judge has rejected a letter of apology from a New Mexico couple who were found guilty of defrauding the Air Force out of millions. Court records in San Antonio show U.S. District Judge Fred Biery ruled this week that Donald Dean Brewer and his wife...
DALLAS (AP) - The deadly accident on a Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster has prompted the temporary shutdown of a similar ride at a sister Six Flags park in San Antonio. Six Flags is investigating a Dallas woman's fatal fall from the Texas Giant roller coaster Friday night at...
HOUSTON (AP) - Dueling groups of protesters converged on a wealthy Houston neighborhood in reaction to last weekend's not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Around 80 people gathered Sunday on a street in Houston's River Oaks area, some carrying...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, will investigate what led to Friday's accident at Six Flags Over...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A state capital murder trial for three Rio Grande Valley men accused in a fatal home break-in is on hold while federal prosecutors pursue a trial on additional charges. The three men, Juan Antonio Moreno, 29, Jess Joe Mata, 20, and Alberto Vela, 28, face...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating a teenage runaway girl's report that she was abducted, sexually assaulted and held captive in a house for the past six weeks. Police Capt. Jon Caspell says the girl told officers she was abducted from Amarillo about two...
DALLAS (AP) - An administrative judge will hear final arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case. Regional Administrative Judge John Ovard is to hear arguments Monday in Dallas. That's after...
BASTROP, Texas (AP) - About 160 chimpanzees of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's animal research facility in Central Texas face retirement and an uncertain future after the National Institutes of Health has decided to end almost all medical research on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The city of Brownsville says the constitutional rights of a teenager shot and killed by police at a middle school last year were not violated. The denial comes in the response to a lawsuit filed by the parents of Jaime Gonzalez Jr. According to the...