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TYLER, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say 16 people have been arrested in the investigation of an East Texas drug trafficking ring with ties to Mexico. The arrests that began Tuesday involve defendants from Tyler, Longview, Houston, Dallas and Irving. An indictment returned...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of a San Antonio university student shot dead by a police officer says the police account of the shooting is inconsistent with the son's character. Alamo Heights police say Robert Redus, a student at the nearby University of the Incarnate Word, was...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas juvenile court judge has sentenced a 16-year-old boy to probation for a drunken-driving crash that killed four people dead near Fort Worth last summer. State District Judge Jean Boyd sentenced the teen Tuesday in Fort Worth. Prosecutors had...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two administrators are no longer with the Houston Independent School District after facing felony drug charges in Alabama. Prosecutors in Mobile, Ala., say Dana Bost and Ronald Rodriguez had a preliminary hearing Monday on drug possession counts, with bond set at...
DALLAS (AP) - Electricity has been restored to most North Texas homes and businesses as recovery continues from last week's ice storm. Utility company Oncor reported power restoration is essentially complete in the Dallas area. Crews continue working in the Paris area, about 100...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's top high school science students are in Washington for the announcement of scholarships worth up to $100,000. The Siemens Foundation will announce the winners of its annual science competition for high school students during a ceremony in...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Shannon Guess Richardson has a federal court appearance scheduled Tuesday in Texarkana, Texas. She's expected to plead guilty under...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Officials say water sources at more than three buildings at a Central Texas veterans hospital have tested positive for legionella, a bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' disease. The Waco Veterans Affairs Medical Center had all of its buildings tested after a...
HOUSTON (AP) - A German engineering company has agreed to pay a $32 million fine as part of an agreement to settle charges it worked with a Texas company to bribe Nigerian officials in order to win a $387 million pipeline contract. A U.S. Justice Department statement says...