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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The former top two executives of an Austin medical device company have received long prison sentences for participating in a scheme that defrauded shareholders and investors out of more than $750 million. Former ArthroCare Corporation chief executive Michael...
The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member. Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said that agents pursuing a group of immigrants east of Brownsville on Friday came upon a man holding a rifle near...
A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Friday sided with abortion clinics that challenged one of the most disputed measures...
A parade of potential 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls will be on display at an influential conservative group's annual summit. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are appearing Friday at a gathering of Americans for Prosperity in Dallas. On...
A tanker loaded with $100 million of crude oil that has been at the center of a dispute over Iraq’s oil billions vanished off the coast of Texas on Thursday. The Kurdish tanker disappeared from Coast Guard radar screens following a month of legal wrangling over whether it can...
Dallas Fire-Rescue workers are trying to determine how a man wound up trapped between two trains in West Dallas early Friday morning. The collision occurred around 4 this morning at Westmoreland Road and Singleton Boulevard, which remains closed during the investigation. Rescue...
HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is making a comeback in San Antonio: infections are up 11 percent in 2013, the latest data indicates. Bexar County has the dubious distinction of having a rate of HIV infection nearly triple that of the rest of Texas. And Metro Health officials...
HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is making a comeback in San Antonio: infections are up 11 percent in 2013, the latest data indicates. Bexar County has the dubious distinction of having a rate of HIV infection nearly triple that of the rest of Texas. And Metro Health officials...
As Texas' population continues to grow, transportation not just in Central Texas, but across the state is becoming more of an issue. A privately funded company is working to connect Houston and Dallas with a high speed rail, similar to Japan's bullet train. High speed trains...