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A North Texas woman is expected to plead guilty to helping her husband gun down a district attorney, his wife and a top assistant in a revenge plot. Kim Williams is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, weeks after her husband, Eric Williams, was sentenced to death for one of...
Two West Texas hospitals will have funding withheld after being penalized by federal inspectors for having patients who developed health problems while hospitalized. The penalties against University Medical Center of El Paso and El Paso Specialty Hospital amount to a loss of 1...
Authorities investigating the deaths of four people whose bodies were found in a North Texas home say one had been shot repeatedly in the head while another was strangled. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office said Tuesday that 18-year-old Linda Gonzalez was shot while a...
A Texas county is set to be the first place in the U.S. to test the idea of allowing indigent defendants to choose their own court-appointed lawyers. Indigent defendants in Comal County, between Austin and San Antonio, will be able to choose a defense attorney from a list to 30...
A Rio Grande Valley man fleeing from police who had pulled him over for a traffic stop has been killed when his SUV wrecked. Authorities say 21-year-old Aaron Prado, of Donna, sped off after he was stopped by officers early Saturday in Pharr. He wound up slamming into a concrete...
A San Antonio man has been shot dead while teaching his 5-year-old son how to ride a bike. Police are investigating the death Wednesday of 47-year-old Kenneth Anderson. Family members say he was outside his home with his son when a car pulled up and someone shot him twice in the...
The city of Dallas and a North Texas river authority are at odds over the price of lake water after six years of failed negotiations. The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas has asked the Texas Public Utility Commission to block the rate set by the state-created Sabine River...
Solar-powered vehicles could be cruising along Galveston's seawall to help with parking enforcement. The Galveston Park Board of Trustees is considering buying solar-powered electric vehicles to transport attendants to enforce parking fees. The Galveston County Daily News...
Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Dec. 16 in Dallas. Ortiz, who is considered a high-risk sex offender, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender in Edinburg, probation violation and for failure to appear...