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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Four West Texas educators have been put on paid leave after an audit found unexplained skipping of grades and students passing without enough credits. Trustees of the Socorro Independent School District on Tuesday night offered results of an outside audit...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has been discharged from a Dallas hospital a day after having a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery. Spokesman Freddy Ford says the 43rd president is "doing great" and went home Wednesday morning. Further details weren't...
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - A grand jury has declined to indict Angelo State University's police chief who was charged with misdemeanor boating while intoxicated over Memorial Day weekend. A grand jury on Monday no-billed Chief James Adams. The San Angelo Standard-Times (http://bit...
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 49-year-old man has admitted driving to Mississippi from Houston to pick up designer drugs shipped from China. Phung Nguyen pleaded guilty Tuesday in Gulfport, Miss., to interstate travel in aid of drug racketeering enterprises. He will be sentenced Nov...
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...