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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Mexican national has received a 3-year prison sentence for his part in an immigrant-smuggling run that ended in a South Texas stock pond, drowning three men. A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Jose Abram Lopez-Lozano on Wednesday. The 25-year-old...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is launching ads against Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. WTOP said Wednesday the ads are set to begin airing in the D.C. region this week. Perry, a Republican, urges Maryland businesses to move to Texas, if they are tired of Maryland taxes...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - Metal detectors will remain in use for the rest of the school year at a suburban Houston school where a student was fatally stabbed last week. A statement from the Spring school district Wednesday also says clear backpacks have been handed out to students as...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A group of journalists who covered President John F. Kennedy's fateful trip to Texas are set to gather for a discussion. The program "Fort Worth Remembers JFK" set for the Texas Christian University campus also will feature actor/director Bill Paxton,...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The East Texas woman accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others is due in federal court. A detention hearing for Shannon Guess Richardson is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Texarkana, Texas. Authorities say Richardson...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A state trooper who fired from a helicopter on a fleeing pickup truck on a remote South Texas road, killing two Guatemalan immigrants, has been cleared by a grand jury. A Hidalgo County grand jury decided Tuesday not to indict Trooper Miguel Avila of the...
DALLAS (AP) - Drivers who buzz through North Texas Tollway Authority booths without paying can expect problems getting their annual vehicle registration stickers. A state law that took effect this month allows the NTTA to work with county tax offices to block the nearly 80,000...
DALLAS (AP) - A police affidavit says DNA evidence links a suspected serial rapist to an attack in which an assailant shooed away his victim's children before he attacked her. The affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News and WFAA-TV alleges a masked man approached a...
PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A Texas man about to go on trial in the shooting death of a southwest Missouri man instead pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Caleb Saddler, of Del Rio, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter in the May 2012 death of...