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For four years, a North Texas bodybuilder and former police officer has waged a court battle in California against a woman who sued him for support of children born to her from sperm he donated. Only recently did an appeals court in California overturn a lower-court ruling that...
A federal judge has given prison sentences to a man and woman who prosecutors say smuggled Mexican women into the country to prostitute themselves at Houston-area bars and restaurants. A statement from the U.S. attorney's office Monday says Jose Luis and Maria Rojas received 16-...
A 2-year-old found floating in a beachfront lagoon in Galveston has died. Officials with the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office and Galveston Island Beach Patrol say Mia Briones was with relatives when she apparently wandered off Sunday night. After a 10-minute search,...
Scott & White Healthcare has completed a $40 million, 58,000-square-foot expansion at its Round Rock campus. Officials said Monday that the expansion increases the size of Scott & White Healthcare-Round Rock by one-fourth, to 102 beds. The expansion at the nearly 5-year-...
A military judge is to hear arguments on whether to postpone until October the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan's attorneys have not said why they want the trial postponed from June until October. The judge, Col...
A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of his friend in the Central Texas town of Buda in 2010. A Hays County jury returned the sentence Monday for 54-year-old Mark Simmons after finding him guilty of murder, arson and tampering with evidence in the...
Union contracts for 40,000 AT&T workers expired at midnight, but a strike was averted as officials said early Sunday that talks were continuing. Though passage of the deadline left the Communications Workers of America free to call a strike, spokeswoman Candice Johnson says...
The U.S. natural gas market is bursting at the seams. So much natural gas is being produced that soon there may be nowhere left to put the country's swelling surplus. After years of explosive growth, natural gas producers are retrenching. The underground salt caverns and...
Several hundred more flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been canceled since tornadoes hit North Texas. A spokeswoman says American Airlines and American Eagle on Thursday canceled another 323 flights. Andrea Huguely (HEWG'-lee) says 63 planes remain out of...