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HOUSTON (AP) - Two administrators are no longer with the Houston Independent School District after facing felony drug charges in Alabama. Prosecutors in Mobile, Ala., say Dana Bost and Ronald Rodriguez had a preliminary hearing Monday on drug possession counts, with bond set at...
DALLAS (AP) - Electricity has been restored to most North Texas homes and businesses as recovery continues from last week's ice storm. Utility company Oncor reported power restoration is essentially complete in the Dallas area. Crews continue working in the Paris area, about 100...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's top high school science students are in Washington for the announcement of scholarships worth up to $100,000. The Siemens Foundation will announce the winners of its annual science competition for high school students during a ceremony in...
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...