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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child a month after he was fired as a Fort Worth firefighter. 29-year-old Marquis Duriel Washington was charged Wednesday with aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. A woman told...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seems prepared to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions. The court heard arguments Tuesday over a 2006 change to the state constitution to prohibit the University of Michigan and other state schools from...
MISSION BEND, Texas (AP) - Authorities are seeking a fake police officer who flashed a badge and three other gunmen after a home invasion near Houston left one person slightly hurt. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday did not immediately provide additional details...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer accused of raping a woman handcuffed in the back of his patrol car has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Adan Carranza pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted sexual assault in exchange for the prison sentence. His attorney, Steven...
DALLAS (AP) - Court documents indicate Six Flags denies any liability in the death of a rider on one of its roller coasters in part because it was not the manufacturer or designer. Six Flags filed its response Oct. 4 in district court in Tarrant County to the wrongful death...
GLEN ROSE, Texas (AP) - An unreleased report says two Texas nuclear power plants each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012. The data were included in a Government Accountability Office report obtained by The Associated Press. It is...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A military judge has refused to change venue for the court martial of a Dyess Air Force Base airman facing charges of neglecting a toddler who died. On the trial's first day, judge Col. Donald Eller refused the motion by the defense of Christopher Perez...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Visitors to the Texas state archives building in Austin starting next week will be able to see the clothing former Gov. John Connally was wearing when he was shot in the gunfire that also killed President John Kennedy. The black suit with bullet holes and...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Military officials say the court martial for a Dyess Air Force Base airman facing charges of neglecting a toddler who died is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The 7th Bomb Wing said in a prepared statement Christopher Perez faces charges of dereliction of duty,...