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ROWLETT, Texas (AP) - Services will be held Tuesday in the Dallas area for a 67-year-old Texas trooper who collapsed and died during a physical readiness test. The Department of Public Safety says Sgt. Paul Hernandez died Thursday in San Antonio. The highway patrol officer was...
Investigators say a suspect in a South Texas double slaying and the wounding of a girl has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The Real County Sheriff's Office says the body of 52-year-old Robert Bryan Jones was discovered Sunday in a ravine on his property near Leakey...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A man is dead after a car chase ended in an exchange of gunfire with police in a Houston suburb. Police identified the man as 45-year-old Frederick Wayne Grayson. Police Lt. Eric Freed says the shooting happened just before 11 a.m. Thursday after a police...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A school bus plunged about 15 feet from a Texas expressway overpass to the doorstep of a hotel below, miraculously causing only non-life-threatening injuries to the child and two adults aboard. The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 37 at...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Nearly three dozen states have failed to meet conditions of a 2006 federal law that requires them to take part in a nationwide program to track sex offenders, including five states that have given up on the effort entirely. The states stand to lose millions...
HOUSTON (AP) - A naturalized U.S. citizen accused of illicitly obtaining military technology for Russia may learn if he will be allowed out of jail before trial. U.S. authorities arrested Alexander Fishenko and seven others earlier this week. Hearings begin Friday in federal...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso School District superintendent is scheduled for sentencing at a federal court for his participation in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes testing scores by getting rid of students who would likely fail those tests. Lorenzo Garcia...
A Border Patrol agent who was wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border has been released from the hospital. The agent underwent surgery after he and two other agents were attacked Tuesday in a rugged hilly area about five miles north of the border. They were responding...
An immigrant from Kazakhstan and others accused of scheming to send controlled military technology to Russia are expected to appear in court. An indictment alleges Alexander Fishenko and 10 others sold cutting-edge microelectronics that could be used in Russian weapons systems...