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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A woman who found a charm bracelet on a Texas beach in the mid-90s tracked down its Georgia owner after posting a picture on Facebook. When Joan Mitchell found the bracelet on Crystal Beach, she put an advertisement in a local newspaper. Then, she stored...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Leaders of another Texas city will consider whether disposable plastic bags should be banned. The Corpus Christi City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review a plan that would require retailers that use plastic bags to charge for the items, stop...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two teens reported missing after an evening hike on a West Texas mountain have been found unharmed but a searcher was hurt during the effort. The El Paso Fire Department says emergency personnel located the teens around 8 a.m. MDT Sunday. One rescuer...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas law enforcement officer charged with conspiring to steal and distribute drugs faces trial in federal court in McAllen. Ex-Hidalgo County sheriff's Deputy Jorge Garza was among nine now-former officers implicated in a scheme in which...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say the 19-year-old driver of a car that plunged into a bayou killing one passenger and injuring another was drunk. Police charged George Marion with intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault after the crash early Sunday. He was not injured...
HOUSTON (AP) - The family of a Houston woman injured in a catastrophic train derailment in Spain says she has died. Myrta Fariza died early Sunday in a hospital in Santiago de Compostela, the family said in a written statement. She was 59. Fariza and her husband, Robert Fariza,...
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — The 79th person to die in last week's train derailment in Spain has been identified by her family as Myrta Fariza of Houston. Fariza's friends and family had created a Facebook page titled "Hope for Myrta," where they collected donations and...
BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas authorities say a suspect in at Texas homicide is hospitalized in Wichita with critical injuries and burns after a police pursuit in south-central Kansas. Kansas Turnpike Authority Lt. John Lehnherr says a trooper saw a vehicle driven by 27-year-...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An elephant born at the Fort Worth Zoo has been named Belle. Zoo spokeswoman Alexis Wilson said Thursday that Belle was the overwhelming favorite after the public was invited to vote on six possible names suggested by the zoo staff. The Asian elephant...