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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A California man seeking sex with Texas children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to get women online to arrange the encounters. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Jeffrey Todd Howard of Los Angeles...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A small electrical fire has slightly damaged a University of Texas at Austin academic building and left one person with minor injuries. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey says Tuesday morning's evacuation of Painter Hall initially was reported as a hazardous...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a state district judge in Corpus Christi was found dead from a gunshot wound in his chambers. Nueces County Sheriff Jim Kaelin says State District Judge Tom Greenwell was found dead from a gunshot wound Monday night. The newspaper...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A convicted sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two southeast Missouri children has been ordered to spend more than 100 years in federal prison. Forty-six-year-old Jeffrey Shelton was sentenced in federal court in Cape Girardeau to 120 years on...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A police officer is dead and another is wounded after a shootout at a Central Texas apartment complex with a man armed with a military-style assault weapon. The suspect also was killed in the shootout at the Grandon Manor Apartments, near Killeen Mall...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining North Texas prairie untouched by a plow. Jarid Manos has been leading an effort to buy from the state agency the 2,000 acres of prairie...
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas County district attorney will appear in court to defend himself against a contempt-of-court allegation in a case that could land him in jail. Craig Watkins could face jail time if found guilty of contempt in a hearing Monday. A state district judge...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Jury selection enters its second week in the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. Six new potential jurors will be brought in from Army posts nationwide for questioning Monday for the Fort Hood trial of Maj...
Producers of a Hollywood blockbuster filmed primarily in Texas have filed a lawsuit against the Texas Film Commission and its director, alleging state officials initially promised – but then denied – potentially lucrative film incentives. The lawsuit against the commission and...