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DALLAS (AP) - Jurors on Tuesday will resume deliberating the punishment for a Dallas woman convicted in the dehydration death of her 10-year stepson. Tina Marie Alberson faces up to life in prison because of a previous felony conviction. She was convicted Friday of injury to a...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, missed President Barack Obama's second inauguration but have sent their best wishes. A spokesman for the 66-year-old former president, Freddy Ford, issued a statement Monday evening saying, "President and Mrs...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The Coast Guard says a fishing boat crew has rescued four people whose vessel capsized in the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles southeast of Galveston. Officials say nobody was hurt. A dog was also rescued. The captain of the sinking boat contacted the Coast...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A fourth man has been sentenced to prison over a 2009 West Texas drug-related kidnapping and killing in which the victim was shot and his hands cut off. 23-year-old Cesar Pineda must serve 20 years in federal prison. Pineda pleaded guilty to conspiring to...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - The parents of two Southeast Texas children found unsupervised and living virtually alone on an old renovated school bus are heading to court. There, Mark and Sherrie Shorten are to show they've been complying with child welfare agency care plans that could...
NEDERLAND, Texas (AP) - A grieving Southeast Texas family is to speak of one of their own - a man who is one of three U.S. citizens killed in a hostage standoff at a natural gas complex in Algeria. Victor Lynn Lovelady's family has planned a Tuesday news conference in the...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A standoff at a Central Texas residence has ended peacefully with an assault suspect caught and neighbors who evacuated during the more than 15-hour siege allowed to return home. Killeen police say the incident ended around 5 a.m. Monday. The man faces an...
DALLAS (AP) - Cities across Texas are holding marches, parades and encouraging good works on the national holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. MLK organizers in Austin scheduled a program at King's statue on the University of Texas campus, to be...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison in a child pornography investigation in which he described himself as a "monster." A federal judge in Houston on Thursday afternoon sentenced 37-year-old D.J. Christopher Lowe, who in 2011 pleaded guilty...