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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio elementary school has been briefly evacuated after a dummy grenade was found in a student's lunchbox. Northside Independent School District spokesman Pascual Gonzalez told the school district police determined Monday that it was empty and could...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso school board member has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for accepting more than $176,000 in bribes. The U.S. Attorney's office said that U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo sentenced former El Paso Independent School District...
HOUSTON (AP) - The new health insurance system is stoking fears among immigrant families that applying for coverage could draw the attention of immigration authorities. Immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally cannot participate in the system. But many of them have relatives who...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Tuskegee Airman in San Antonio is among those around the world remembering the life of South African President Nelson Mandela. Granville Coggs was one of the groundbreaking African-American pilots who flew missions during World War II. At a memorial Sunday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The two presumptive front-runners in the race for Texas governor say they're outraged by a probation sentence given to a North Texas teen for a deadly wreck that killed four pedestrians. Attorney General Greg Abbott and Texas Sen. Wendy Davis discussed the...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A California man faces felony charges after authorities say his erratic and dangerous driving in an 18-wheeler in the Texas Panhandle led to a woman being seriously injured. Forty-two-year-old Oscar Davis Romero of South Gate, Calif., faces charges of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston wants its residents to stop treating the entire city like a dump. Officials and police have spent years fighting back against people who leave mattresses, furniture and massive amounts of debris on streets or in empty lots, rather than disposing of them...
DALLAS (AP) - The head of the agency charged with protecting Texas children says better worker training is needed to ferret out deception from caregivers. In at least four recent deaths of young children, Child Protective Services caseworkers didn't push hard enough to find out...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say a man in custody flung a lug nut at an officer directing traffic. An officer directing traffic Saturday afternoon near St. Mary's University was confronted by a man walking down the middle of the road. Police say the man became upset...