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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A 70-year-old South Texas county hospital could be demolished to make way for a new clinic and expansion of another health care facility. Nueces County commissioners on Monday approved a property agreement toward closing Christus Spohn Hospital...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - As Texas mulls new social studies books for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers. Some conservative activists, meanwhile, complain...
Federal prosecutors say a San Antonio man who did not want to go to work called a South Texas airport threatening that two bombs would be detonated. Authorities said in a statement Monday that 40-year-old Steve M. Gutierrez III pleaded guilty to threatening to damage or destroy...
A Houston animal society says more than 100 animals rescued from a Santa Fe home are receiving veterinary care but may not be adopted. The Galveston Daily News reports ( http://bit.ly/1qVNChL ) the two men who live at the home are cooperating with authorities. Sheriff's deputies...
Like many divorces, Padmashini and Dean Drees’ breakup in 2004 was bitter. There were mutual allegations of abuse, suspicions of infidelity and a nasty fight over custody of the couple’s toddler son, Drew. But when Padmashini Drees traveled with Drew to India seven years ago and...
A 13-year-old girl missing from Spring since last week was found safe in Oklahoma. Officials confirm Jennifer Cobos was located with 21-year-old Eduardo Campos after they were pulled over near the town of Pryor, Oklahoma. As of late Sunday the girl's family was on the way to...
Authorities say a man is in critical condition after falling more than 12 feet from the stands into a field-level suite during the Texas-UCLA college football game. (Photo Curtesoy of www.yahoosports.com ) A spokeswoman for John Peter Smith Hospital says the man was in the...
Police say a North Texas teacher arrested this week for sexually assaulting a teenager has told investigators he has HIV. A police affidavit shows 43-year-old Roger Kessler didn't reveal his medical condition to the 15-year-old boy, who he met through a dating app. Kessler is on...
A woman who accidentally misidentified the person who raped her says she remains plagued by guilt in a case that led to major reforms in Texas. Officials in Lubbock this week will unveil a statue to honor Tim Cole, the first person in Texas to be exonerated of a crime after his...