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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jury is set to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Jury selection for Kurt Mix's federal...
An Amber Alert has been discontinued for two siblings. It was originally issued Friday evening for two children in the Dallas area. Eight-year-old Asher Holland and 12-year-old Elle Holland went missing Wednesday evening in University Park, Texas, near Dallas. University Park...
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in a knife attack at an East Texas hospital that left a nurse dead and four others wounded. Gregg County Jail booking records show Kyron Rayshawn Templeton of Longview is also accused of four counts of aggravated assault. His bond...
A vehicle exploded in a Texas Panhandle apartment complex parking lot, rocking the complex but causing no injuries. The explosion happened at a complex in southwestern Amarillo Tuesday night. Fire Capt. Jacob Oehlert told the Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/1c7PjSl) that a...
Federal prosecutors in South Texas have charged a man who they say was smuggling undocumented immigrants when the vehicle he was driving struck a tree, killing five of them. An affidavit says Manuel Rendon-Lucas told federal agents he was paid $250 for each person he was...
A woman convicted 20 years ago for her involvement in a ritual child abuse case is free after the district attorney's office agreed some evidence against her was faulty. A Travis County judge signed Fran Keller's bond on Tuesday. Attorney Keith Hampton hopes to gain her husband'...
An attorney for a Houston high school principal charged with failing to report allegations from students of sexual abuse says the administrator promptly reported the incidents and that his "good name" is being smeared. Rob Gasparello, who works at Sharpstown High School, was...
South Texas authorities have arrested a third person for allegedly injecting a liquid plastic-like substance into clients at a beauty salon. A judge Tuesday charged 37-year-old Elva Navarro with practicing medicine without a license. One of Navarro's clients allegedly spent 17...
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth is expanding its gallery space with a new building designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The grand opening ceremony for the Renzo Piano Pavilion is set for Wednesday. The 100,000-square-foot pavilion's colonnaded structure is located...