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TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities don't want bond set for a Texas woman accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama threatening violence against gun-control advocates. Shannon Richardson's detention hearing is set for Thursday in Texarkana. She's...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Family and friends were set to hold a funeral service for an East Texas police officer who died after being hit by a truck during a disturbance at a park. The service for Texarkana police officer William Jason Sprague is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday in...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Samuel L. Jackson would have been cursing up a storm. An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States. During a court hearing Wednesday in Tyler, William Lamar pleaded guilty to importing...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A dental office manager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for embezzling $353,000 from her employer and using the money for such things as Beyonce and Lil Wayne concert tickets, a limousine rental to take her to church and replenishment of her boyfriend...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas dentist has pleaded guilty to health care fraud and agreed to forfeit more than $829,000. A federal magistrate in Beaumont on Tuesday accepted the plea from 70-year-old Terrence Ewing Syler. He ran Syler Orthodontics in Beaumont...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a South Texas teenager who appears to have been run over by her own vehicle. Authorities in Rio Grande City were called to a home around 8:10 a.m. Tuesday. Police Chief Dutch Piper says that responding officers...
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - The Texas child welfare agency under investigation for its mishandling of a toddler's death last year has disciplined two caseworkers after discovering that one of them had "an inappropriate relationship" with the child's father. Texas Department of Family...
HOUSTON (AP) - The future of the historic but deteriorating Astrodome is once again being debated. The Harris County Sports & Convention Corp. is meeting Wednesday in Houston to formally consider 19 plans that have been submitted for reusing the stadium. The sports...