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Texas leaders have selected a private company to run a much maligned North Texas psychiatric facility. The Austin American-Statesman reports ( http://bit.ly/10gnPsj ) state officials announced Monday that Tennessee-based Correct Care Solutions has the winning bid to operate...
The former president of a Houston hospital and three other employees have been convicted in a Medicare scheme to steal $158 million from the federal government. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1tGXhgB ) Riverside Hospital ex-chief Earnest Gibson III faces up to 80...
A reward for information leading to a missing North Texas woman has grown to $25,000. Christina Morris of Fort Worth was last seen Aug. 30 in a parking garage in Plano. Police on Monday announced an anonymous donor has added $15,000 to the original reward for information leading...
The Texas State Securities Board this week will consider implementing new rules to let unaccredited investors put up to five thousand dollars in start-up companies such as high-tech firms and get a piece of the action. Shari Wynne Ressler, founder of MWR Legal, a firm that...
David Dewhurst's former campaign manager is heading to prison. Kenneth Barfield advised the Lt Governor's campaign from 2008 to 2012. According to the Statesman, The Republican consultant told federal authorities he admitted to embezzling nearly one-point-eight million dollars...
Texas leaders have selected a private company to run a much maligned North Texas psychiatric facility. The Austin American-Statesman reports state officials announced Monday that Tennessee-based Correct Care Solutions has the winning bid to operate Terrell State Hospital. The...
Dallas school officials say four of the five students in their district who were being monitored for Ebola have returned to school after being cleared by health authorities. The Dallas Independent School District said the four students returned to school Monday, one day earlier...
A recent domestic violence case involving the death of a New Braunfels woman by her husband...is leading to changes in how such crimes are investigated. Lisa Hermes was murdered last week while her three children watched. Comal County DA Jennifer Tharp says as a result of the...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in advance of the upcoming November election, is continuing to offer Election Identification Certificates (EIC) to individuals who lack an acceptable form of photo ID needed to vote. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access...