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WEBSTER, Texas (AP) - A 17-year-old girl has been charged with compelling prostitution after she was accused of recruiting her girlfriends to have sex with a 62-year-old Houston-area businessman for money. Galveston County prosecutor Adam Poole says the League City high school...
DALLAS (AP) - Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will sit down to hear from the public about reducing carbon pollution from power plants. The EPA officials will take seats at the downtown Dallas public library Thursday to take the comments. A recent EPA...
DALLAS (AP) - A military prosecutor will discuss his handling of the case of a soldier sentenced to life in prison without parole for the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians. Lt. Col. Jay Morse is to speak Thursday at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He and Afghan culture...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is to vote Thursday on adding Bell and Coryell...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A 64-year-old South Texas cemetery worker is dead after a five-foot, one-ton tombstone toppled and crushed him to death. Edinburg police say the man died about 9 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Edinburg, which is 50 miles northwest of...
RENO, Texas (AP) - It was another shaky day in North Texas. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday about 26 miles northwest of Fort Worth near Springtown. According to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale, the vibration...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a former insurance company chief executive to eight years in prison for bribing El Paso-area public officials in return for contracts with his company. U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo also ordered Francisco "Frank" Apodaca...
KERMIT, Texas (AP) - A former county attorney in West Texas has been sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to charges that include solicitation of prostitution. Steve Taliaferro recently resigned as Winkler County attorney as part of a plea agreement that concluded with his...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators have detained a construction laborer over the fatal stabbing of a co-worker he roomed with at a Houston-area motel. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the attack happened early Wednesday. Sgt. Ben Bell says the suspect told the crew foreman that...