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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth school officials are hoping to replace an elementary built underground in 1970 to avoid noise from a nearby airport. Students at Washington Heights Elementary will be moving above ground if voters approve Proposition 1 of a three-part bond...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is expected to testify in his federal trial scheduled to begin Monday on charges that he benefited from insider trading. The billionaire is accused of using insider information to dump his stock in a small Internet-search company...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Federal officials still aren't certain who to compensate five years after seizing land along the South Texas border with Mexico to build a security fence. A federal judge last week reviewed 21 separate cases of land that was seized to allow for...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A trial is set to resume for the federal litigation spawned by BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, with a focus on the company's response to the deadly disaster. For the trial's second phase, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is expected to hear...
SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) - Promoters of the federal health care law have spent months crisscrossing border communities in South Texas. They have been speaking to church congregations and making presentations in community centers where some of the nation's largest pockets of...
CORPUS CHRISTI - A man who ran from the Nueces County Courthouse right around 6 p.m. is back in custody after trying to steal two police cars. According to police, he took off while being moved into the jail and tried to carjack an AEP worker's pickup truck, but the worker...
A 19-year-old woman was arrested after a hit and run accident downtown. It happened just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of South Laredo and South Alamo streets. According to officials, a woman driving a compact car hit a truck at the intersection and kept going. An off-duty...
CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas police officer ended up playing midwife to one mother in labor. Gene Kimpton says he entered a home in Carrollton Wednesday morning with his weapon drawn. All he knew is there was some sort of emergency situation in the house. There was...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio man has received a 45-year prison sentence after jurors rejected his argument that his girlfriend who died in a drunken motorcycle crash was the one driving. Donald Huff was sentenced by a judge Thursday. Huff was charged with intoxication...