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HOUSTON (AP) - A Louisiana man is to be sentenced after he pleaded guilty to running an extortion scheme that authorities believe led a Texas A&M University professor to commit suicide. Daniel Timothy Duplaisir of Metairie, La., is to be sentenced on Monday in Houston...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three of four San Antonio women imprisoned for sexually assaulting two girls in 1994 could soon walk free. An attorney for the "San Antonio 4" and prosecutors are expected to discuss an agreement Monday that could pave the way for the three remaining behind...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a couple and their 17-month-old toddler that were reported missing in El Paso have been found, but the whereabouts of their 5-month-old baby is unknown. The El Paso Police Department says in a statement 22-year-old Jeffrey Farrey, his wife,...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth's new West Seventh Street bridge has been officially dedicated with a night of food, dancing and speeches. The new $26 million bridge opened to traffic on Oct. 9 but was officially dedicated Friday. The grand opening festivities continue...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - State regulators have approved a utility's plan to purchase power from wind-energy facilities in three states in a push to produce additional power but at a more affordable cost. Xcel Energy announced Friday that the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy's gravesite next week and pay tribute to two of Kennedy's lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will be joined by former President...
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas jury continues deliberations for a second day over whether a man convicted of killing his children's baby sitter should serve life in prison without parole or face execution. The Dallas County jury was to resume deliberations Saturday morning on...
HOUSTON (AP) - A civil rights organization says a South Texas school district has reversed course and will allow a photo of a transgender student in a tuxedo to appear in the teen's high school yearbook. The Southern Poverty Law Center says that after a Friday afternoon meeting...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's environmental agency says it will ask federal prosecutors to investigate the killing of a jaguar by a man who posted photos of the dead animal on Facebook. The agency said in a statement released Friday that the man also posted photographs of the...