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TYLER, Texas (AP) - The owner of an East Texas methadone clinic has pleaded guilty to trying to have a competitor's business torched and then seeking to have a co-defendant killed. Prosecutors in Tyler say 43-year-old Edwards Jacobs on Tuesday pleaded guilty to attempted arson...
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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A METRO bus driver in Houston has died after the out-of-service vehicle hit a street sign pole. Officials with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control Tuesday night. He was alone in the bus...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas school board has reached a deal to oust its superintendent after an audit showed possible cheating attempts on federal accountability standards. Canutillo Independent School District trustees early Wednesday approved a separation agreement with...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man opened fire in a San Antonio movie theater parking lot, wounding one person before an officer shot him inside the theater. Bexar County sheriff's spokesman Louis Antu says the incident started about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the man...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of a 15-year-old student fighting the use of tracking badges in her San Antonio high school is asking a federal court to keep her on campus. The Northside school district equipped 4,200 students this fall with mandatory ID badges containing tracking...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One of the most prominent families in Texas politics is saying goodbye to Congress after more than half a century. U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez is serving his final days in Washington after 14 years representing his San Antonio district. The Democrat followed in...
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run. Perry is expected to discuss issues on which he and tea party...
Family and friends are mourning the death of a 30-year-old Dallas-area man who won the chance to fly in a plane that crashed in North Texas. A family friend of Fisher Floyd says that Floyd won at an auction the chance to fly in a single-engine L-29 Delfin plane with 77-year-old...