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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...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - A man charged with capital murder for the weekend slaying of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter says he's responsible for the East Texas killings. Kevin McKelvey turned himself in and was arrested Monday night, a day after 39-year-old Teresa McCoy and her...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a sport utility vehicle that plunged into a pond on an immigrant-smuggling run, drowning three men, has been sentenced to prison. A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Javier (hahv-YEHR') Silva-Morales to 12 years in prison on Wednesday. The...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The suspect in the death of a 6-year-old North Texas girl is out of the hospital and in jail after receiving treatment for a gunshot wound to the head. Police say Tyler Holder was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police serving him with a capital...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A newly unsealed deposition from former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura shows Ventura complaining about difficulty finding work after a Navy SEAL published a book he claims defamed him. Ventura is suing the estate of Chris Kyle, a former sniper whose best-...
DALLAS (AP) - After almost two years of oversight, federal officials say a Dallas hospital system is complying with Medicare program requirements. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Wednesday that Parkland Health & Hospital System meets requirements...
GLORIETA, N.M. (AP) - Residents living within the faith-based community at the Glorieta Conference Center have decisions to make. A Texas-based evangelical group buying the northern New Mexico conference center has given residents three options. Those options include donating...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Education Agency is releasing ratings for schools and districts using a new accountability system. The agency is scheduled to let parents know if their schools met state standards on Thursday afternoon. Education Commissioner Michael Williams...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has been discharged from a Dallas hospital a day after having a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery. Spokesman Freddy Ford says the 43rd president is "doing great" and went home Wednesday morning. Further details weren't...