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A North Texas man faces up to 25 years in prison for mailing hundreds of white powder hoax letters to schools, government offices and U.S. embassies. Hong Minh Truong pleaded guilty Friday to five counts of false information and hoaxes in an indictment stemming from more than...
The Texas Supreme Court has caught up with all pending cases and cleared its docket for the first time in more than 20 years. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht says clearing out its argued cases was a process that started shortly after the court's term began last September. Justices...
Three Army posts in Texas will lose almost 5,000 troops over the next two budget years under a newly announced Army cost-saving plan aimed at reducing its active-duty force by 40,000 troops. Army officials say even more cuts could be in the offing if Congress and the White House...
A police detective has been selected to preside over a grand jury that will likely consider cases stemming from a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco, Texas. District Judge Ralph Strother chose police veteran James Head Wednesday to serve as foreman of the panel that...
The Alice Police Department is searching for Nicolas Gomez, white, male, 7 years old, 12/13/07, 4 FT, 60 LBS, brown hair short hair – shaved, brown eyes. Police are looking for Channing Eloy Galbraith, white, male, 29 years old, 01/06/1986, 5 FT 7 inches, 160LBS, brown hair,...
Blue Bell is beginning a trial run of ice cream production at its Alabama plant after a national recall that followed a series of listeria illnesses. Alabama Health Officer Don Williamson said Wednesday the company notified the department that it will begin a trial run of...
A federal judge has awarded a Texas woman nearly $230,000, saying a cable company harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about them. Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan federal court ordered Time Warner Cable Inc. on Tuesday to make the $229,500 payment to...
Dozens of speakers at a University of Texas forum appealed for the removal from the Austin campus of statues honoring Confederate Civil War heroes. More than 100 people filled the auditorium in the campus Student Activity Center for the midday Tuesday forum, and an overwhelming...
Police say a man was injured when he was slashed by a double-sided sword during an argument in North Austin. An arrest warrant affidavit says 23-year-old Joshua Mejia was charged Friday with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury. Police say officers responded to a home...