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TYLER, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors say a building contractor has pleaded guilty to attempted arson in an East Texas dispute over competition for methadone clinic patients. A federal magistrate in Tyler on Wednesday accepted the plea from 54-year-old Daniel Kubisty. No sentencing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Businesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company's class-action settlement with private plaintiffs' attorneys. Court-supervised claims administrator Patrick Juneau...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston youth whose 2010 videotaped beating by police during a break-in investigation led to four officers fired has pleaded guilty to another burglary. A judge in Houston on Wednesday ordered a pre-sentence investigation for 18-year-old Chad Holley, who faces...
DENVER (AP) - Southwest Ice Cream Specialties of McKinney, Texas, is voluntarily recalling some of its Dulce de Leche ice cream containers because they may contain praline pecan ice cream, which has wheat, soy and pecans that could cause problems for people allergic to those...
FORNEY, Texas (AP) - Authorities say at least 10 passengers suffered apparent minor injuries when a westbound Greyhound bus and a car collided about 20 miles east of Dallas. Forney fire Chief Rick Townsend says investigators are trying to determine which vehicle was responsible...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has pleaded guilty in a nearly $5.9 million investment scam using fake bank documents to inflate a person's net worth on paper. Prosecutors in Midland say 41-year-old Darlene Aurelia Bishop of Odessa on Wednesday pleaded guilty to...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Does man's best friend have sentimental value under Texas law? That's the question the Texas Supreme Court on Thursday will tackle in a case being closely watched by animal-rights advocates. It involves a Fort Worth family whose Labrador escaped from home in...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Grand jurors will consider the case of a train collision that killed four veterans riding on a parade float last fall. Midland County prosecutor Eric Kalenak will present the case Wednesday to a newly impaneled, 12-person grand jury. He won't say whether...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former Associated Press fashion editor and foreign correspondent Nadeane Walker Anderson has died. She was 91. Anderson's daughter said Tuesday her mother, who used her maiden name Nadeane Walker as her byline, died Monday in Austin. Anderson became AP's...