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HOUSTON (AP) — A contract worker at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston has died after falling about 45 feet from the rail system's elevated tracks. Houston police say the accident happened Tuesday night as the worker checked the tracks. Airport spokesman David...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The final two Houston residents convicted in a South Texas weapons smuggling ring linked to Mexico have been sentenced to prison. Javier Resendez and Mary Bel Deanda pleaded guilty to conspiracy-related weapons counts. Resendez was sentenced Tuesday...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston-area elementary school music teacher has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. A U.S. attorney said Monday that 33-year-old Derrick Gossett of Humble has entered a guilty plea to two counts of child pornography production...
GALENA PARK, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its second and final hearing on proposed new standards for oil refinery emissions as part of a 60-day public comment period. The hearing Tuesday in suburban Houston is the result of a consent decree...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - A South Texas emergency medical services employee found with child pornography on his work computer has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. David Waldrop of Luling was sentenced Monday in federal court in Victoria. Prosecutors say the 56-year-...
DALLAS (AP) - The Texas Department of Transportation says it's fixing a billing system that erroneously charged more than 41,000 motorists. The department told the Dallas Morning News the effected motorists drove a new toll road in the Dallas-Fort Worth area during a free period...
SANTA MONICA, Texas (AP) - Two suspects have been detained after an off-duty Border Patrol agent was fatally shot and another man wounded during a fishing trip in South Texas. The Willacy County Sheriff's Office says two men were in custody Monday. Further details weren't...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - One highway worker has been killed and another hurt after a car plowed into a highway maintenance vehicle and trailer on a Dallas-area toll road. Investigators are seeking the car driver and a passenger after the wreck early Monday on the President...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - South Texas authorities say three men were fatally shot at a rural home where a live grenade was found. The Starr County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of gunfire Sunday morning at a rural home near Rio Grande City. Inside the house they...