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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep. Jurors in El Paso on Monday sentenced 23-year-old Lorraine Lizzette Merjil of El Paso. The jury on Friday convicted...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jury is to hear closing arguments in the weeklong trial of a former South Texas deputy sheriff charged in a drug conspiracy. The closings are scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza. Garza's...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 18 months in state jail for beating and neglecting his wife's 4-year-old Labrador retriever. Witnesses told San Antonio police that 32-year-old Joe Anthony Rabago of San Antonio told them he could do whatever he wanted...
WACO, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have turned up no evidence linking a former paramedic from a small Central Texas town to a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town. The West Fertilizer plant explosion April 17 killed 15 people, injured hundreds and devastated a...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man wanted in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her adult daughter at the mobile home they once shared has surrendered. Angelina County jail records show 37-year-old Kevin Jabbar McKelvey of Lufkin was being held without bond Tuesday...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has died when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass and crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement says the crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Interstate 30 interchange with the President...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas sheriff returns to the witness stand as defense attorneys present evidence in the drug trafficking conspiracy trial of a former deputy. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) on Monday resumes testimony begun Friday in the...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - The grandfather of a 9-year-old boy killed in an accidental shooting has been released from jail. A Clay County Jail dispatcher said Sunday that 56-year-old Danny Eugene Bowman was no longer there. Bowman was arrested Friday on a child endangerment...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana police say a 29-year-old man stole an ambulance and led them on a high-speed, 75-mile chase before the vehicle rolled on U.S. Interstate 90 just before 11 p.m. Saturday. Cody Lee Paine was taken into custody in the incident involving a stolen...