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A former North Texas bank manager accused of stealing at least $2 million from customers has pleaded guilty. Authorities say Pamela Cobb pleaded guilty Wednesday to bank fraud and faces up to 30 years in prison. A federal judge in Fort Worth will sentence her in September. The...
The main producer of "pink slime'' will have a hard time persuading consumers and grocery stores to accept the product, even if it the processed beef trimmings are as safe as the industry insists. Three governors and two lieutenant governors plan to tour Beef Products Inc.'s...
The fate of a Texas nurse accused of killing five kidney dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach could soon be in a jury's hands. Closing arguments are set for Thursday in the capital murder trial of Kimberly Clark Saenz in Lufkin. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Saenz...
A North Texas man has been accused of killing his wife whose body was found in their home after a standoff with police. Denton County Jail records show 76-year-old Michael Stolz of Lewisville was held Wednesday on a murder charge. Bond was not immediately set for Stolz, who was...
Prosecutors say two leaders of a deadly Houston-based illegal immigrant smuggling ring have been sentenced to prison. Officials say 34-year-old Rafael Valles of the McAllen area was sentenced Tuesday to more than 10 years in federal prison. A Mexican citizen, 32-year-old Refugio...
A Houston boy who disappeared eight years ago and was found earlier this month could soon be reunited with his parents, or he might remain in foster care. A Texas judge is expected to make a decision Wednesday on the fate of 8-year-old Miguel Morin after a court hearing in...
Jurors resume deliberations in the trial of a former lieutenant to polygamist sect prophet Warren Jeffs accuses of illegally taking multiple wives on a remote West Texas ranch raided by authorities. The Midland County jury deliberated about an hour Tuesday in the trial of...
Two best friends on a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico were plunged into a life-and-death struggle when their 30-foot boat sank. After more than 30 hours in the cold waters off the Texas coast, only one man survived. Ken Henderson told The Associated Press of the final hours...
A South Texas man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for the drug-related death of his neglected baby left near a fire station. A judge on Tuesday sentenced 21-year-old Ramiro De La Rosa of San Antonio. De La Rosa pleaded guilty to injury to a child just before his trial...