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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Leaders of another Texas city will consider whether disposable plastic bags should be banned. The Corpus Christi City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review a plan that would require retailers that use plastic bags to charge for the items, stop...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two teens reported missing after an evening hike on a West Texas mountain have been found unharmed but a searcher was hurt during the effort. The El Paso Fire Department says emergency personnel located the teens around 8 a.m. MDT Sunday. One rescuer...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas law enforcement officer charged with conspiring to steal and distribute drugs faces trial in federal court in McAllen. Ex-Hidalgo County sheriff's Deputy Jorge Garza was among nine now-former officers implicated in a scheme in which...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say the 19-year-old driver of a car that plunged into a bayou killing one passenger and injuring another was drunk. Police charged George Marion with intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault after the crash early Sunday. He was not injured...
HOUSTON (AP) - The family of a Houston woman injured in a catastrophic train derailment in Spain says she has died. Myrta Fariza died early Sunday in a hospital in Santiago de Compostela, the family said in a written statement. She was 59. Fariza and her husband, Robert Fariza,...
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — The 79th person to die in last week's train derailment in Spain has been identified by her family as Myrta Fariza of Houston. Fariza's friends and family had created a Facebook page titled "Hope for Myrta," where they collected donations and...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas judge has sentenced a formal Fort Bliss soldier to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to murdering a man in a cartel-ordered hit. Michael Jackson Apodaca admitted to shooting Jose Daniel Gonzalez-Galeana. The 22-year-old agreed to the plea...
HOUSTON (AP) - A San Antonio man sent to death row for killing a woman during a burglary attempt more than nine years ago has lost an appeal of his case to a federal appeals court panel. The ruling Thursday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals moves 42-year-old Taichin...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Federal emergency officials have announced a grant of nearly $2.8 million to help schools devastated by a plan explosion in a Central Texas town. In April, a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people and wrecked three of the West Independent School District'...