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Authorities in West Texas say they're investigating allegations that a couple locked their children in a room while at work. Odessa police say the 27-year-old father and 29-year-old mother are charged with child endangerment. They say the father also is charged with sexually...
DuPont company officials say it remains unclear what caused a toxic chemical to leak from a valve at a suburban Houston plant, killing four workers and injuring a fifth. DuPont spokesman Aaron Woods said Sunday the company is investigating the cause of the leak of methyl...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard , earning roughly $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to join the military. But the bonuses were ill-gotten because the former captain never actually referred...
LAREDO, Texas — Just before dusk, National Guard pilots pull a Lakota helicopter out of a hangar at the Laredo International Airport. The pilots — both women with blond hair tied back — are preparing for a flight along the Rio Grande in support of the U.S. Border Patrol. "We're...
Two-year-old Mia Campbell is a climber, busy as any toddler her age, keeping her parents on constant alert. Well before Mia was born, Mabry Campbell and his wife, Annette, learned their own genetic code could hurt her. "They called me and let me know that I was a carrier of...
LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Four workers were killed and one was injured Saturday during a hazardous chemical leak at a DuPont industrial plant in suburban Houston, company officials said. The chemical, methyl mercaptan, began leaking from a valve around 4 a.m. in a unit at the plant...
RICHARDSON – Even without hands, 41-year-old Kathryn Kuehn cleverly counts and packages box tops for education for her kids' school. "I just kind of figured it out on my own, trying to keep up with my duties for the PTA," she said. The Richardson mother had her hands and feet...
A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for a murder in April was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Daniel Mota-Torres, 35, was deported Nov. 14 and transferred to the custody of...
The European Parliament has decorated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as part of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Bush was in office when the wall was toppled in 1989. On Monday, he became the first American to receive the Robert Schuman...