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WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 200 people in at least four states have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control says the cyclospora infection causing diarrhea and other flu-like symptoms has been reported in Iowa,...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area elementary school teacher and music instructor has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl attending band camp. Harris County jail records show 42-year-old Kenyan Rodgers was being held Tuesday on charges of indecency with a child and...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal judge in South Texas has moved the trial of the last defendant in a judicial bribery scandal from Brownsville to Corpus Christi. Jury selection begins Aug. 6 for attorney Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio, who sought the change of venue. Prosecutors have...
BASTROP, Texas (AP) - About 160 chimpanzees of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's animal research facility in Central Texas face retirement and an uncertain future after the National Institutes of Health has decided to end almost all medical research on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The city of Brownsville says the constitutional rights of a teenager shot and killed by police at a middle school last year were not violated. The denial comes in the response to a lawsuit filed by the parents of Jaime Gonzalez Jr. According to the...
HOUSTON (AP) - Dueling groups of protesters converged on a wealthy Houston neighborhood in reaction to last weekend's not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Around 80 people gathered Sunday on a street in Houston's River Oaks area, some carrying...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, will investigate what led to Friday's accident at Six Flags Over...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A state capital murder trial for three Rio Grande Valley men accused in a fatal home break-in is on hold while federal prosecutors pursue a trial on additional charges. The three men, Juan Antonio Moreno, 29, Jess Joe Mata, 20, and Alberto Vela, 28, face...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating a teenage runaway girl's report that she was abducted, sexually assaulted and held captive in a house for the past six weeks. Police Capt. Jon Caspell says the girl told officers she was abducted from Amarillo about two...