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HOUSTON (AP) - A Dallas-based medical group has asked the Texas environmental agency to cut air pollution from coal-fired power plants by strengthening rules and requiring equipment upgrades in older facilities. The Dallas County Medical Society filed a petition Wednesday with...
DALLAS (AP) - At least 21 cases of the measles have been linked to a North Texas megachurch where an official says they have been trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. In a recent sermon posted online, senior pastor Terri Pearsons encouraged those who...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A daylong manhunt has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents. The Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff's Office says the bodies of Fidel and Eva Meza (MAY'-zuh) were found early Monday morning when deputies responded to an...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has begun deliberating the fate of a woman accused in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. Closing arguments concluded Monday in the capital murder trial of 47-year-old Mona Nelson, who authorities say killed Jonathan Foster and stuffed his badly...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Police say it appears a man cutting grass at a North Texas golf course drowned when his mower toppled into a pond and pinned him underwater. Plano Fire-Rescue Capt. Peggy Harrell says a lawn maintenance crew that contracts with The Courses at Watters Creek...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Texas man will serve 11 years in prison for his part in a bank robbery in the western North Dakota town of New England. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Johnner Ward Jr., of Abilene, Texas, was sentenced Monday to four years for bank robbery. After...
Officials say no one was injured when an American Airlines flight en route from North Carolina to Dallas made an emergency landing in Little Rock because of engine trouble. Officials say the American Airlines MD-80 was en route to Dallas from Charlotte Sunday when one of the...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 11 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday the 11 are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business...
DALLAS (AP) - A newspaper report says incomplete and inaccurate data makes it impossible to determine how many serious chemical accidents like the one that killed 15 people in a Central Texas town this year occur annually in the United States. The Dallas Morning News found in an...