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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...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A North Texas city already has deployed two unusual techniques to try to cope with a persistent and lengthy drought, and Wichita Falls just added a third, more extreme tool to try to deal with its dwindling water supply. The hope is that adding a...
Dead bodies of illegal immigrants are turning up in south Texas as Central Americans pour across the U.S.-Mexico border, and a veterinarian who ranches cattle 70 miles from ground zero has the photos to prove it. Dr. Mike 'Doc' Vickers of Brooks County, Texas showed some of the...
A federal jury has convicted a West Texas man of shining a laser at a helicopter flying overhead. Don Ray Dorsett had been arrested was arrested Feb. 14 in El Paso. With Thursday's conviction in El Paso, the 28-year-old El Paso man faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000...
The family of a Texas-trained doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has shown no symptoms of the deadly disease. Dr. Kent Brantly is in the isolation ward of a hospital where he had been treating Ebola patients on behalf of the Christian aid group Samaritan's...