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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The adoptive parents of 10 children have been indicted on felony charges accusing them of withholding food and water from their 12-year-old daughter and telling her siblings to hit her. An affidavit shows that the girl was malnourished and weighed 57 pounds...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area school district has abandoned a $16 million initiative to incorporate thousands of iPads into classroom curriculums after a consultant found widespread problems. A review of the program, called iAchieve, found it had unrealistic goals when...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The author of a suggested San Antonio city ordinance says it would grant local parks a 1,000-foot buffer zone banning sex offenders. Councilman Carlton Soules' proposal would create "child safety zones" around city-run parks. It would seek to prohibit sex...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M storm expert says dry air is helping fuel a ho-um hurricane season, at least so far. Robert Korty, an associate professor in Atmospheric Sciences, said in a statement Friday there have been 11 named storms this year, which is about...
A former TCU football player has pleaded guilty to mail fraud related to a foreign currency exchange scheme. A federal judge in Dallas sentenced Eldon A. Gresham Jr. on Wednesday to 14 years in prison for his January guilty plea to a single mail fraud count. The 67-year-old...
A San Antonio-area school district will settle a lawsuit by paying nearly $1 million to a woman whose 14-year-old son was shot and killed by a school police officer. The San Antonio Express-News reports the settlement was reached last week with Denys Lopez Moreno, whose son...
A woman in custody in the back of a Houston police car has been killed when the squad car collided with another vehicle. Authorities say the 21-year-old woman was ejected from the back seat of the police car when it was rammed before daybreak Wednesday by another car that ran a...
Some Texans used old-fashioned paper documents or face-to-face meetings to enroll in the nation's new health insurance system as ongoing website snafus created problems on the second day of open enrollment. Luis Veloz says he filled out a paper application form early Tuesday and...
A federal judge has ordered the assets of a South Texas company that recruits foreigners seeking U.S. visas in exchange for $500,000 job-creating investments be frozen at the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The order Monday effectively halted the operations of...