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Elmendorf chief of police Michael Pimentel died Saturday as a result of gunshot wounds he suffered in the far southeast part of Bexar County. A witness told KENS 5 she saw Pimentel go down in the middle of the street after being shot by a young resident of the small city. The...
State leaders in business-friendly Texas have been reluctant to put new limits on any industry, and a lack of regulation is being acutely felt by the low-income borrowers to whom the payday and auto-title lending industry most often caters. Nationally, the average payday loan...
In Texas, Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment, booking and defiance in the face of two felony charges was a big story. But to many conservative voters in New Hampshire, which plays an outsize role in choosing presidential nominees, the events in Austin registered as little more than a...
An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate. Austin attorney David Botsford said Friday that Perry's defense team will attack the constitutionality of the...
Former colleagues of the Texas-trained doctor who contracted Ebola say they're raising funds to help him and his family replace the household items they were forced to leave behind in West Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly, who worked as a medical missionary in Liberia, was discharged...
A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been convicted of manslaughter for the hit-run death of a 6-year-old boy run down last year while walking with his mother and baby sister to a store to get candy. Tammy Lowe faces up to 20 years in prison. Evidence showed she ran...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Beaumont preacher known as the "Pistol Packing Pastor" will have to surrender his concealed handgun licenses after taking a plea deal on a marijuana charge. The Beaumont Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/1z4vCTU ) James Arthur McAbee pleaded no contest...
It is a shared pain that brings two mothers together. For Regina Davis and Tamara O’Neal it’s been five months, and it still hurts. “Some days are better than others, but every day [it hurts]” O’Neal said. They are both mothers to two victims of the crash at Austin's South by...
This video player must be at least 300x170 pixels in order to operate. Several types of peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled by manufacturers according to a notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , including some from high end supermarkets Whole Foods...