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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas school district recovering from a testing scandal that sent an administrator to federal prison could be closer to naming a new superintendent. The El Paso Independent School District board of managers meets Monday afternoon and the agenda...
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a small plane crashed in rural Ellis County, near the town of Rankin. Witnesses spotted the craft leveling off, then stalling before crashing into a tree. First responders found a single engine Beechcraft had crashed and caught fire...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a teenager has discovered the body of his mother in a freezer in her North Texas home. Mineral Wells Police Chief Dean Sullivan says the body was discovered Thursday evening and that the death is being investigated as a possible...
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - Remains of a man found dead more than 40 years ago have been exhumed from a North Texas cemetery so a cold-case team of retired investigators can try to find out who he is and hopefully who killed him. DNA from the body removed Thursday will be compared...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A judge in Texarkana has given a former northeast Texas police sergeant a week to decide whether to take a plea in an assault case where he is accused of injecting his wife with animal-euthanizing drugs. David Horn is set for trial in September for the...
DALLAS (AP) - Open now for 100 days, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas has drawn more than 170,000 visitors. Officials say that's a pace to reach their most optimistic first-year attendance target of 500,000. Former first lady Laura Bush says the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has riled an El Paso lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee is competent to stand trial on charges he conspired to launder up to $600 million for a Mexican drug cartel. Marco Antonio Delgado also is accused of diverting...
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A woman accused of slapping a police officer's horse in the face has been sentenced to four days in jail after entering a guilty plea. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/15XQHWn ) reports that 48-year-old Diane Harvey pleaded guilty Friday to interfering...
HOUSTON (AP) - More lawsuits have been filed against a Mobile, Ala.-based marine and fabrication company being accused of financially exploiting dozens of Indian guest workers. The workers say they were forced to live in squalid conditions after being brought to work at Gulf...