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A South Texas U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital. Gail Loeb, who is the first assistant district attorney in Nueces County, said Friday that 42-year-old Philip...
The final gun for passing legislation proposed by lawmakers in the Texas House has sounded, killing hundreds of bills. Many never even made it to the floor for debate. Some could live again. Any issue still has time to win approval in the Senate, or could be revived as an...
A former executive of a medical device company has pleaded guilty in Central Texas to defrauding investors and company shareholders. Prosecutors say 54-year-old David Applegate inflated earnings for ArthroCare Corp. through a series of end-of-quarter transactions that...
Days after a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, a volunteer paramedic gathered displaced families who'd taken shelter at a local hotel. Bryce Reed was wearing a shirt emblazoned with "West EMS" as he told the crowd they were safe and described what he said was going...
The paramedic from West charged with possessing bomb-making materials was dismissed from his position two days after the fertilizer plant explosion rocked the Central Texas town. An email obtained by The Associated Press shows that the Texas Department of State Health Services...
A Southeast Texas woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly delaying hospital treatment of her teenage son's gunshot wound until she researched treatment options online. The incident happened Tuesday evening at the family's home in Santa Fe, about 30 miles southeast of...
A top leader of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and admitted to participating in a systematic use of murder, robbery, arson, kidnapping and drug trafficking to support the gang. The plea in federal court in Houston...
A hill country school district approved a policy Thursday that will allow employees to be armed with a handgun. However, the approval didn’t come without some parents asking school board members to reconsider. The vote was close, but the Hunt ISD board of trustees approved the...
It was a late night Thursday for Texas lawmakers in the House of Representatives. Elected state officials had until midnight to file their individual, pet-projects as bills before the House. One of the stand out discussions at the Capitol had to do with the passage of a bill...