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DALLAS (AP) - The number of people in parts of Texas opting for the federal Affordable Care Act could be growing. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins attended recent meetings with federal officials over rollout of the new law. Jenkins says he senses enrollment numbers are picking...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A Customs and Border Protection agent from Laredo has been arrested for trying to illegally allow undocumented people into the U.S. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson says 27-year-old Juan Gabriel Bonilla, arrested Thursday, is expected to make an initial...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - Public health officials in suburban Houston say the H1N1 virus was the cause of a man's recent illness but they're still investigating what has sickened others, including four who died. Eight patients with similar symptoms were reported this month by Conroe...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former mayor of the West Texas town of Socorro who was also a former president of the town's school board school has been sentenced to 31/2 years in prison after pleading guilty in a federal corruption case. Guillermo "Willie" Gandara Sr. received the...
DALLAS (AP) - A violent convicted felon on the Texas Department of Public Safety's 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in Dallas. DPS on Thursday announced the arrest of 32-year-old Bruno Keith Carmona of San Antonio. Investigators say Carmona was wanted for failure...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices have dropped 6 cents per gallon this week across Texas as travelers prepare for upcoming holiday trips. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump averaged $3.03 statewide. Nationwide gasoline prices slipped 4 cents...
DALLAS (AP) - A $20,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of a Dallas-area taxi driver charged in the 2008 killing of his two teenage daughters. The FBI in Dallas on Thursday announced the reward for Yaser Abdel Said (sy-EED') of Lewisville. Said was...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A University of Incarnate Word student says a fellow student resisted arrest and scuffled with a campus police officer in the moments before the officer fatally shot him. Kyle Carnett says Robert Cameron Redus attempted to strike Cpl. Christopher Carter and...
HOUSTON (AP) - A new exhibit set to open this week in Houston will give people a window into the rarely seen ancient world of Saudi Arabia. The exhibit, "Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," examines the impact of ancient trade routes that...