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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston man is headed to state prison after he was sentenced for repeatedly stealing cologne and body wash from local stores. David Nathan Gathright was sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty on Monday in a Houston courtroom to receiving,...
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - A Texas educator has been chosen to lead Southeast Community College in Nebraska. The college says Dr. Paul Illich is vice president for research, planning and information technology at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas. Illich was selected on...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - North Texas has had another earthquake in the same general area where more than a dozen minor quakes were recorded in November. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.7 magnitude earthquake happened at 3:23 a.m. CST Monday and was centered about 11 miles...
CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - The family of a man killed by a part breaking off a truck doing Eagle Ford Shale oilfield work has won a $281 million lawsuit judgment from a South Texas jury. The Dimmit County lawsuit stemmed from the May, 29, 2012, death of Carlos Aguilar. He was...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The physician who runs an abortion clinic in Corpus Christi says his patient load has tripled since similar clinics in the Rio Grande Valley have closed because of tougher state-imposed restrictions. Dr. Eduardo Aquino's clinic is the only one along...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Three men and a juvenile are in custody in Corpus Christi after police say a traffic stop led officers to a cache of stolen weapons and other items. Police say guns, ammunition, night vision goggles and other items stolen in vehicle burglaries have...