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KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas soldier suspected in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend has been caught in California. Killeen police late Thursday announced the arrest of Fort Hood Spec. David Michael Vega at a motel in Turlock, Calif. Vega was being held Friday...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An Army appeals court is set to hear arguments about an issue that's delaying the murder trial for the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting rampage: his beard. Maj. Nidal Hasan has appealed the trial judge's order that he must be either clean-shaven or...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge is expected to rule on whether to offer bail to the owner of a Texas microelectronics company accused of conspiring to sell advanced technology to the Russian military. The ruling is to come Thursday in Houston in the case of Alexander Fishenko...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man doing lawn work has been charged with using a mower blade to slice his son's arm during an argument. Smith County jail records show 51-year-old Darron Campbell of Tyler was being held Thursday without bond on a charge of aggravated assault...
MARSHALL, Texas (AP) - A dozen people have been indicted in an East Texas drug trafficking and firearms investigation. Federal prosecutors in Marshall on Wednesday announced 10 arrests in the cocaine and methamphetamine case. Authorities say the arrests are related to weapons,...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas mother who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing the child's hands faces anything from probation to a life in prison for her crimes. Elizabeth Escalona's sentencing hearing is set to continue Thursday, a day after she pleaded for leniency,...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say a 90-year-old woman using a motorized wheelchair has died after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a street. A police report identifies the dead woman as Erna Zwicke (ZWIH'-kee) of San Antonio. Police says she was crossing busy...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas police are still investigating a shooting that left one Fort Hood soldier dead and another injured. Police say Spc. Jamie Lee Schnider died Thursday night during a fight outside a Killeen home near the Central Texas Army post. A 21-year-old...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Gulf cartel boss who once threatened two U.S. agents in Mexico with his assault rifle is to be sentenced in Brownsville for trying to bribe his way to safe release from an earlier prison term for that crime. Juan Carlos De la Cruz Reyna and six...