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DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who allegedly was distracted by Facebook has been charged after a 3-year-old girl she was supposed to watch drowned in a pool. Dallas County jail records show 37-year-old Kariasa Thomas was being held Wednesday on a charge of reckless injury to a...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The standby attorney for the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting had told a military judge that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan appears intent on receiving a death sentence. Lt. Col. Kris Poppe said Wednesday at Hasan's trail that he is...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A panel of U.S. and Mexico diplomats, politicians and business leaders will meet to discuss cross-border commerce, infrastructure investments and immigration reform. The talks will come at a U.S.-Mexico competitiveness agenda conference in El Paso on...
ATHENS, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2010 death of his girlfriend whose burned remains were found in a trash pile. A judge in Athens accepted the plea deal from Avery Lee Denton. Denton originally was charged with murder in the...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are searching for the driver of a vehicle on a freeway who shot and killed another motorist in what could be a case of road rage. The shooting occurred Tuesday evening along Interstate 10 on Houston's west side. 32-year-old Jaime Ceballos-Garcia was...
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments. The Farmers Branch City Council deferred a vote. No date was announced...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two men have been charged with trafficking about 17,000 fake Viagra pills in an undercover investigation linked to Texas and Illinois. Prosecutors in Houston say an 11-count indictment unsealed Tuesday names 49-year-old Jamal Khattab of Katy and 45-year-old Fayez...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - A 50-year-old South Texas man has been charged with the fatal shooting of his younger brother. Comal County jail records show Nicholas Koclanes of San Antonio was being held Wednesday on a murder charge with bond set at $300,000. Online jail records...
NEW YORK (AP) - The government has told a federal judge in New York that he doesn't have authority to release an ailing disbarred civil rights lawyer serving a 10-year prison sentence after a terrorism-related conviction. Prosecutors said in court papers that a request by...