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IRVING, Texas (AP) - Officers with a Dallas-area police department have returned fire and critically wounded a gunman in a domestic dispute. Irving police on Thursday declined to release the names of the suspect who had an assault rifle or two officers who shot him. No officers...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is entering the final stretch of the special legislative session, voting on redistricting and holding hearings on abortion and highway funding. Lawmakers are expected to give final approval to the 2012 voting maps, giving Gov. Rick Perry the...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - A North Texas woman convicted in the arsenic poisoning death of her millionaire boss is set to be released from prison. Debra Lynn Baker is to be released this week after spending a decade behind bars. But that was for parole violations. At her 1994...
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...
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...
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...