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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for using his furniture store and trucking company to smuggle drugs to Georgia and South Carolina. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Tuesday sentenced Jose Francisco Serna of Mission...
DALLAS (AP) - Five Dallas police officers have been fired and one of them was arrested in an investigation into the death of a man whose bicycle collided with a patrol car. Chief David Brown on Tuesday dismissed the officers, including Bryan Burgess. Burgess was booked on a...
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Dallas suburb have voted to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigrants in the country illegally. The Farmers Branch City Council voted 3-2 late Tuesday night to appeal the ruling by the full 5th U.S...
A spokesman for the Delaware Department of Justice says Beau Biden, that state's attorney general, has been hospitalized after becoming weak and disoriented after a drive for a family vacation. Agency spokesman Jason Miller said late Monday that Biden, the son of Vice President...
A state judge has appointed a San Antonio attorney to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry. District Judge Robert Richardson announced Monday that Mike McCrum would look into a complaint filed by Texans for Public Justice against...
The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim. The GOP made the announcement Monday. Perry's office confirmed his attendance at the event from Oct. 4-6. The party said Perry was invited for Texas' history of job creation...
Prosecutors are close to resting their case against an Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others in a Fort Hood rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan might begin presenting his defense as soon as Tuesday. The big question is whether Hasan will testify...
Dallas County commissioners are considering voting to join the federal voting rights challenge to the state's new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person. The Justice Department sued the state of Texas in federal court in...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he will renounce his Canadian citizenship. The Texas Republican and tea party favorite announced his plans in a statement Monday night. The move comes in the wake of a report by The Dallas Morning News that Cruz holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship...