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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A convicted sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two southeast Missouri children has been ordered to spend more than 100 years in federal prison. Forty-six-year-old Jeffrey Shelton was sentenced in federal court in Cape Girardeau to 120 years on...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A police officer is dead and another is wounded after a shootout at a Central Texas apartment complex with a man armed with a military-style assault weapon. The suspect also was killed in the shootout at the Grandon Manor Apartments, near Killeen Mall...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining North Texas prairie untouched by a plow. Jarid Manos has been leading an effort to buy from the state agency the 2,000 acres of prairie...
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas County district attorney will appear in court to defend himself against a contempt-of-court allegation in a case that could land him in jail. Craig Watkins could face jail time if found guilty of contempt in a hearing Monday. A state district judge...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Jury selection enters its second week in the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. Six new potential jurors will be brought in from Army posts nationwide for questioning Monday for the Fort Hood trial of Maj...
Producers of a Hollywood blockbuster filmed primarily in Texas have filed a lawsuit against the Texas Film Commission and its director, alleging state officials initially promised – but then denied – potentially lucrative film incentives. The lawsuit against the commission and...
SAN ANTONIO - A man is in critical condition after he was ejected from his car in a rollover. This happened around 3 a.m. Saturday near 410 and Roosevelt. Police received a call about a green Camero driving erratically in the westbound lanes of 410. They spotted the car just as...
RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - About 200 friends and family have gathered to bid farewell to a 6-year-old girl found dead and wrapped in tarp. Alanna Gallagher's funeral was held Thursday at a packed Lutheran church in Richland Hills, near Fort Worth. Some funeral attendants...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Midland's federal courthouse is to be rededicated to former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway are among the dignitaries expected to attend the Friday ceremony in the Bushes' former hometown...