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DALLAS (AP) - A former U.S. attorney has been hired by the Dallas school board to investigation allegations that Superintendent Mike Miles tried to interfere with bidding on a service contract. Trustees of the Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles voted...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - Authorities say gunfire erupted at a North Texas home when officers investigating the killing of a 6-year-old girl were met by an armed man. FBI spokeswoman Katherine Chaumont says the officers executing a search warrant at the Saginaw home Tuesday morning...
DALLAS (AP) - A federal appeals court again has stopped a Dallas suburb from enforcing a law that bans immigrants in the United States without legal permission from renting apartments. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Monday upheld a lower court's decision...
DENVER (AP) - An autopsy by doctors who examined the body of the man suspected of killing Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements and Denver pizza delivery driver Nathan Leon found anti-anxiety medication in his system. The autopsy report confirms that Evan Ebel died as a result of...
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...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas county has modified its employee health plan by changing the language in the policy to remove references to say couples and domestic partners in order to make it "legally defensible." The new language talks about a "plus one" program, set to...
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...