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FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Military working dogs at Fort Bliss are getting a spanking new dog house. The Army is building a $2 million kennel complex for military working dogs trained in drug and bomb detection. The deputy director of emergency services at the Army post, Steve...
DALLAS (AP) - The mother of a writer and activist connected to the hacking collective Anonymous is set for sentencing for helping hide laptops from federal agents. Karen Lancaster McCutchin is scheduled to be sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in May to obstructing execution...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A police report shows workers operating a Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death in July recall glitches with the safety features on the cars. Rosa Ayala-Goana died when she was ejected from the Texas Giant roller coaster...
ROMA, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the CBP helicopter forced down in the Lower Rio Grande Valley had its main rotor damaged by a rock launched from the ground. A CBP statement issued Thursday says the assailant who launched the rock Tuesday afternoon...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A state commission has made permanent requirements for boaters to clean, dry and drain their watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams in 17 North Texas counties. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission voted without dissent Thursday in Austin...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has ruled the state of Texas may intervene in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups seeking federal protection of a rare lizard. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington, D.C., has agreed to take arguments by Nov. 22 from the...
WEBSTER, Texas (AP) - A 17-year-old girl has been charged with compelling prostitution after she was accused of recruiting her girlfriends to have sex with a 62-year-old Houston-area businessman for money. Galveston County prosecutor Adam Poole says the League City high school...
DALLAS (AP) - Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will sit down to hear from the public about reducing carbon pollution from power plants. The EPA officials will take seats at the downtown Dallas public library Thursday to take the comments. A recent EPA...
DALLAS (AP) - A military prosecutor will discuss his handling of the case of a soldier sentenced to life in prison without parole for the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians. Lt. Col. Jay Morse is to speak Thursday at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He and Afghan culture...