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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...
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...
An out-of-court settlement has been reached between a South Texas man and the Archdiocese of San Antonio over alleged priest abuse in the 1970s. A Floresville man who says he was abused as a boy sued the archdiocese and Louis Paul White, who was removed as a priest in 1989...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Police say a Central Texas teenager has been charged in the fatal shooting of a Fort Hood soldier who was attacked outside a convenience store. Killeen police on Tuesday arrested 17-year-old Terry Grant Scott of Killeen in connection with the Jan. 2 attack...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a woman has been fatally shot in a parking garage at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center by an attacker who then fled. Police are trying to determine who opened fire Tuesday night and a possible motive. The victim was discovered on...