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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Amarillo are investigating a Christmas Day fatal shooting at a motel. Police were summoned to the motel along Interstate 40 after receiving a call about shots fired and someone screaming. Officers found a man dead outside a room and then...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - A winter weather warning for DFW International Airport is expiring at mid-morning but at least 40 departing flights already have been cancelled. Airport officials say at least 1,000 passengers woke up Wednesday morning after spending the night inside...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A federal judge from Hawaii is moving to Texas to help put a dent in the huge caseload of San Antonio-based federal judges inundated with immigration and drug cases. U.S. District Court Judge David Alan Ezra starts Jan. 2. The 65-year-old Ezra has taken senior...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Forget about those big flat-screen TVs or other pricey electronics. Corpus Christi police say either the most commonly stolen items this year - or at least high among them - are fishing poles. Police Lt. Jason Brady says they're easy to swipe from...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Marshals have captured a man wanted for questioning in a South Florida slaying who was also one of the agency's top 15 most wanted fugitives. Felipe Alex Torrealba was apprehended Thursday in Fort Myers. The 26-year-old is wanted by the Broward...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - A South Texas construction company owner has been charged with bribery in a continuing Maverick County corruption investigation. Investigators say Eduardo De La Garza of Eagle Pass owns Rio Bravo Construction Co. A federal grand jury in Del Rio on Wednesday...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - An East Texas jailer who was fired after being accused of having sex with a female inmate must serve two years of probation for violating her rights. Jurors earlier Thursday convicted Lakerry Devonerich Bowie of violating the civil rights of a person in...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for engaging in alien smuggling that led to a man's death in South Texas. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos imposed the 57-month sentence Thursday on 20-year-old...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The founder of a Texas cargo airline is set to be sentenced on federal child pornography charges. Robert L. Hedrick was convicted May 21 of three federal counts. The 61-year-old founder of Pan American Airlines was accused by prosecutors of having...